My LES: Marijke Briggs

Marijke Briggs, in East River Park, near the Williamsburg Bridge.


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What do you do?
I am a full time art educator in a Southern Westchester K-12 public school.  I also work with local non-profits and charitable organizations through my company, Marijke Briggs Consulting. These organizations include: Little Missionary’s Day Nursery (the oldest continuously running non-sectarian nursery school in NY), The Lily Fund, Inc. (Dedicated to Bringing Hope and Happiness to Children with Brain Tumors), and CF on the LES (a Great Strides team raising money to fund medical research for Cystic Fibrosis).