upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

Carolyn Chernoff, Ph.D

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Carolyn is an urban and cultural sociologist interested in cities, arts, and social change, particularly on the level of social interaction and the production of "community". She investigates the role of culture in reproducing and transforming social inequality, and researches conflict around diversity and difference. As a long-time cultural worker and activist, Carolyn has worked with many women's cultural organizations on issues of violence prevention, self-expression, and arts and culture.She has taught at Penn, Moore College of Art and Design, and Ursinus College. Outside of higher education, Carolyn is a long-time community-based educator, having worked with K-12 students and adults in museum settings, nonprofits, and a variety of arts organizations, including The Girls’ DJ Collective, of which she is co-founder. Carolyn holds a joint Ph.D in Sociology and Education/Culture/Society from the University of Pennsylvania.

Upcoming events
02/202:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Applicant Support Session at Philadelphia Folklore Project

Applicant support sessions are an opportunity to meet one-on-one with a Leeway representative and get direct feedback on your application. Drop-in sessions are held from 2:00pm and 7:00pm. No appointment necessary. 

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02/221:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Facebook LIVE Info Session

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 us on Facebook LIVE and get your questions answered.

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