Alpha Workshops, Inc.
245 West 29th Street
Founded in 1995, The Alpha Workshops is the only program in the United States that expressly trains people living with HIV/AIDS for work as decorative artists. Alpha is also a not-for-profit design studio, competing in the industry for work that will allow us to hire our graduates. Because we hire the people we train, fulfilling our mission depends directly on the growth of our business. Alpha takes as its mission:
· to draw on the powerful healing potential of useful work and creative self-expression; · to provide training and employment in a flexible, compassionate workplace where the special needs of its employees can be met; · to compete in the marketplace successfully at the highest level of craftsmanship and artistry; · to provide a new model of economic development for people living with HIV/AIDS or other disabilities.