upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2017

upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2017

Kavindu “Kavi” Ade

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2016 Leeway Transformation Award – $15,000

Kavindu “Kavi” Ade is a poet, activist, and arts educator of Afro & Indigenous Caribbean descent. Their work confronts the many manifestations of violence perpetuated against the Black-Trans-Queer body. Through poetry they navigate despair, rage, and grief, but also joy, wonder, and becoming. Using art as resistance they create transformative dialogue and space for healing communities that fall outside of the realms of whiteness, patriarchal power, and cis-heteronormativity. 

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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. [read more]

deadline 08/01
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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