upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2017

upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2017

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 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
03/306:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A Special Screening of “And Still I Rise”

Join us at Community College of Philadelphia's Bonnell Auditorium for a screening of And Still I Rise, the first film to be made about literary and performing artist Dr. Maya Angelou. Stay after the film to be in conversation with Philadelphia artists Ursula Rucker, Andrea Walls, and moderator Pia Deas around the impact of Dr. Angelou’s life and what it means to create a spiritual and moral grounding that honors the blending of artist-activist roles. 

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04/137:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Grant Information Session in Doylestown

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 Tatiana Bacchus (ACG '14, '09) and Leeway staff members as they share best practices on how to prepare your application for the 2017 grants.

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