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February 2015

Participatory Defense Roundtable

Montgomery County Public Defenders invite leaders, visionaries and activists to a roundtable on participatory defense, an innovative community organizing model that has proven to dramatically decrease years of incarceration. March 18 at Arcadia University. [learn more]

Trans Lives Matter: Panel Discussion & Call to Action

A panel discussion and call to action in response to the unresolved 2002 homicide of Nizah Morris on April 15 at the William Way Center. [learn more]

College Poetry Slam at Asian Arts Initiative

Hosted by series co-founders Michelle Myers and Catzie Vilayphonh of Yellow Rage host the fifth season of Family Style featuring contemporary, multi-disciplinary performance and storytelling by Asian Americans and extended "family" from all cultures. [learn more]

The Art of Nature: A Photographic Exhibit by Pheralyn Dove

Pheralyn Dove will be exhibiting the Art of Nature at the Gold Standard Cafe in West Philadelphia. [learn more]

Marissa Johnson-Valenzuela awarded Lambda Fellows Editorship Scholarship

Marissa Johnson-Valenzuela was awarded the Lambda Fellows Anthology Editorship Scholarship and will be attending the Lambda Literary’s Writers Retreat for Emerging LGBTQ Voices this summer in Los Angeles. The retreat is a a one-week intensive immersion in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, genre fiction and playwriting. [learn more]

Asian Arts Initiative is Hiring

Asian Arts Initiative is hiring a Summer Program Coordinator, Teaching Artists and Program Associate. Deadline: March 20. [learn more]

Alternate ROOTS is Hiring

Alternate ROOTS is hiring a Communications Manager. Deadline: March 6. [learn more]

Jesse White Hosts Weekly Workshops On Art For Transformation

Jesse White's (ACG '09) nine week "Art for Transformation" workshop begins March 21 at Pendle Hill. Registration is $380. [learn more]

Patricia Goodrich Exhibits in Armenia and Korea

Patricia Goodrich (WOO '04, '03) showcases work in two international exhibits this spring. [learn more]

Neila Kun’s Papermaking Workshop

Neila Kun (WOO '04) is hosting a paper-making workshop at Norristown Art League on March 28. [learn more]

12Gates Video Art Festival

12Gates Video Art Festival showcases contemporary experimental media inspired by the art of South Asia and the Middle East onFebruary 28 at Drexel University's URBN Annex. [learn more]

Call for Artists: Stung! Apiary Magazine’s Writing Contest

Apiary Magazine announces a call for poetry, fiction and non-fiction work about Philadelphia for the release of their brand new website. Deadline: March 13 [learn more]

Call For Artists: Woodmere Art Museum Juried Art Show

Woodmere Art Museum announces their 74th Annual Juried Art Show. Deadline: March 16 [learn more]

William Way’s Fundraising Dance Party IndiGoGo

William Way is throwing fundraising dance party, IndiGoGo, at Underground Arts on February 21. Advanced tickets are $10. [learn more]

Liberian Women’s Chorus For Change At International House of Philadelphia

The Liberian Women’s Chorus for Change, featuring Leeway grantees Fatu Gayflor (LTA '12) and Tokay Tomah (LTA '14, ACG '14), is performing at the International House of Philadelphia on March 6. Admission is $15 for the public, $10 for IHP members and $8 for students. [learn more]

Mural Arts Hosts Discussion On “Kids For Cash”

City of Philadelphia Mural Arts is hosting a discussion on the "kids for cash" scandal at the Art Alliance on February 25. [learn more]

Eastern State Penitentiary Presents Conversations On Domestic Violence And Prisons

Eastern State Penitentiary presents a conversation with Sue Osthoff, Director of the National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women on March 3. [learn more]

Cassendre Xavier’s Album Release Show

Cassendre Xavier (LTA '05) is releasing her new album "Hope" at the Tin Angel on February 13. [learn more]

Kinsey Institute Announces 2015 Juried Art Show

The Kinsey Institute announces their 2015 Juried Art Show from May 15 through July 11 at the Grunwald Gallery. Deadline: February 15 [learn more]

Jennifer Blaine Plays Seven Famous Female Activists in Dirty Joke

Jennifer Blaine plays seven famous female activists in solo show "Dirty Joke" on March 6 and 7 at the Annenberg Center. [learn more]

Letters To Trayvon Photography Exhibition And Discussion

On February 28, three of the winning Letters to Our Brothers will be read along with a discussion featuring Tracy Martin, Trayvon's father and a photography exhibition by Denise Allen, "By the Content of My Character: Portraits of Young African American Men" at Arcadia University. [learn more]

Debra Powell-Wright’s FOR WOMEN COLLECTIVE Travels To Selma

Debra Powell-Wright's (ACG '11, '06) FOR WOMEN COLLECTIVE travels to Selma, Alabama from March 5-9 to commemorate the passing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. [learn more]

Sylvia Rivera Law Project Is Hiring

Sylvia Rivera Law Project is hiring two positions, Director of Development and Director of Finance and Operations. Applications are being considered on a rolling basis. [learn more]

National Association Of Latino Arts And Culture Announces 2015 Fund For The Arts

National Association of Latino Arts and Culture announces their 2015 Fund For The Arts grants. Deadline: February 19 [learn more]

Jen Blazina’s Glass Sculptures

Jen Blazina (WOO '04) is exhibiting new glass work at Lindenwood University's Boyle Family Gallery through March 15. [learn more]

American Friends Service Committee Seeks Online Engagement Intern

American Friends Service Committee is looking for an Online Engagement Intern. Deadline: March 6 [learn more]

Native Arts And Cultures Foundation Announces 2015 Fellowship

Native Arts and Cultures Foundation announces 2015 NACF Artist Fellowship. American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian artists and culture makers nationwide are eligible. Deadline: April 6 [learn more]