upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2017

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2017

Linda Fernandez and Anne Harrison

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2016 Art and Change Grant – $2,500

  • Neighborhood: South Philadelphia and West Philadelphia
  • Change Partner: Justin Trezza and Norris Square Neighborhood Project
  • Discipline: Multi-Disciplinary
  • Social Change / Intent: Economic Justice

Anne Harrison and Linda Fernandez plan to use community print making to educate and promote an increased understanding of economic justice issues on a micro-economic level. They will bring awareness to two small endeavors in the neighborhood – one neighbor sews and sells laundry bags, and another community group grows and sells produce in the neighborhood at a weekly farmers market. Their project will connect these two small enterprises together by creating a free printing activity that will encourage neighbors to print on shopping bags, commissioned by the local seamstress, as a way to help kick off the produce season at the farmers market.

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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
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revolutionary noise: music as struggle and healing

Leeway Foundation, Girls Rock Philly, and the Institute of Contemporary Art present revolutionary noise: music as struggle and healing, the latest in ICA’s Gather series, which presents special programs collaboratively produced in partnership with area community and campus groups. Join us on Saturday, February 25 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm for an evening of performances and conversation about music as space, community building and survival for both artist and audience. 

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