upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

Maria Khristina Acosta

Maria Khristina Acosta
(1) by Evonne M. Davis

Khristina is a Central New Jersey raised, first-generation Paraguayan and Pinoy writer and artist. Her work is autobiographical and explores topics such as familial histories, diaspora, desire, trauma, healing, and punk. She is interested in linking her present reality to both shared and common histories. She sees story-telling, breaking silences,and speaking our truths as collective pathways towards liberation. She co-runs the art and zine distribution No Shame Distro that distributes work solely by people of color.


Leeway grant?

Leeway Transformation Award

The Transformation Award provides unrestricted annual awards of $15,000 to women and trans* artists living in Greater Philadelphia 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. 2018 applications will be available in January, 2018. [read more]

deadline 05/15
Upcoming events
12/145:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Leeway, CultureWorks, Bread and Roses and Philly PR Girl Present Holiday YAY

Kick off the holiday party season with Bread & Roses Community Fund, CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia, Leeway Foundation, and Philly PR Girl. We're all neighbors in The Philadelphia Building and we want to celebrate you! 

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