upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

Indah Nuritasari

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2016 Leeway Transformation Award – $15,000

Indah Nuritasari is a writer, translator, journalist and refugee specialist. A writer and community activist for more than 20 years, Indah’s writing and workshops amplify the voices of and gives space to immigrant communities, especially refugees, to document and share their own stories. In doing this, she hopes to change people’s consciousness and understanding of the immigrant experience in Philadelphia.

Indah was born and raised in Indonesia. She participated in establishing the first independent journalist union in 1994 when Indonesia was still under the Suharto regime. Indah strongly believes in the power of writing as a medium of expression and social justice. Indah is also the founder and Chief Editor of www.indonesianlantern.com, and a contributor to newsworks.org and other media. 

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Leeway grant?

Art and Change Grant

The Art and Change Grant provides project-based grants of up to $2,500 to women and trans* artists in the Delaware Valley region to fund art for social change projects. 2018 applications will be available in January, 2018. [read more]

deadline 03/01
Upcoming events
12/031:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Conversation and Workshop with Kameelah Janan Rasheed

On Sunday, December 3, join Institute of Contemporary Art for a conversation and workshop with Kameelah Janan Rasheed—an artist whose work is featured in the exhibition Speech/Acts—co-presented with the Leeway Foundation.

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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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