upcoming grant deadline: 08/01/2017

upcoming grant deadline: 08/01/2017

M Eighteen Téllez

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M Eighteen Téllez is a hybrid mestiza cyborg and Philadelphia native who writes and performs speculative fiction about bodies/objectification, intimacy/class, neighborhood/land/community, and the violence in relying on binaries to order the world. They are a co-founder of METROPOLARITY, a DIY postcolonial sci-fi collective that wields the speculative lens in survival and resistance to the standing empire. Eighteen is frustrated/pissed with institutional legitimacy, anti-blackness, white forgetting, and fixed treatments of language and identity. They consider the common word a handy and inexpensive tool for deconstructing oppressive world-ordering narratives. Find them in various portals @cyborgmemoirs.  


Leeway grant?

Leeway Transformation Award

The Transformation Award provides unrestricted annual awards of $15,000 to women and trans* artists living in the Delaware Valley region who create art for social change and have done so for the past five years or more, demonstrating a long-term commitment to social change work. [read more]

deadline 05/15
Upcoming events
07/1211:00 am - 1:00 pm

Grant Information Session in Center City

Are you thinking about applying for the Art and Change Grant or the Leeway Transformation Award but not sure of how to go about it? Join past recipients as they share their experience of applying and Leeway staff members as they share best practices on how to prepare your application for the 2017 grants.

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07/192:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Applicant Support Session in Germantown

Applicant support sessions are an opportunity to meet one-on-one with a Leeway representative to get direct feedback on your application. Drop-in sessions do not require an appointment and will be held from 2:00pm to 7:00pm.

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