CASSA Arts Workshop in its 31st Year
CASSA--The Clean and Sober Streets Arts Workshop

Under the direction of Ruth Stenstrom, ATR-BC, art therapist and art teacher, CASSA provides a combination of therapeutic and  arts instruction in a studio workshop environment with a variety of media including drawing, painting, digital photography, silkscreen, music composition, computer graphics and multi-media sculpture. She is assisted by art therapist Nisha Tracy and art therapy interns from George Washington University--Jenny Christakos and Linnea Hatteberg. CASSA is located in the Federal City Shelter for the Homeless in downtown Washington, DC. 

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The CASSA Arts Workshop is supported in part with funds from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts. http://cleanandsoberstreets.orghttp://cleanandsoberstreets.orgshapeimage_2_link_0shapeimage_2_link_1
Begun in March,1989,  CASSA provides a therapeutic open arts studio, museum visits  and exhibition opportunities for residents of the 
Clean & Sober Streets Recovery Program in Washington, DC