upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

Bonita Elaine Taylor

Bonita Elaine Taylor

Bonita Taylor is the President of Bonnies Community & Development Corporation.She is an entrepreneur who nurtures entrepreneurship through teaching sustainability skills (i.e. cooking, sewing, jewelry making and farming. Bonita has been providing health and nutrition education in hospitals, nursing homes, prisons, and universities for over forty years. She holds s B.S. in General Dietetics from Cheyney State University and a M.S. in Health & Nutrition Education, from St. Joseph's University. Bonita is a community activist and Block Captain (since 2012). She has served the Philadelphia day care community as a Food Monitor Program Coordinator for over 18 years. She recently completed Sun Village Park Community Clean-Up Day as a recipient of a "Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful" grant. The project ignited a "community" that cares in a forgotten neighborhood.

The Leeway Foundation grant will afford the community children the opportunity to express their imagination and creativity through jewelry making. This project will also teach them the importance of preserving the Black culture and teach them entrepreneur skills.

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Leeway Transformation Award

The Transformation Award provides unrestricted annual awards of $15,000 to women and trans* artists and cultural producers living in greater Philadelphia 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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11/2410:00 pm - 11:00 pm

REEL Change Double Feature

Rounding out the final Saturday of features with a double header as part of Leeway's 25th Anniversary Film Festival.

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Looking Forward: The Future of Leeway Community Meeting

A collective visioning of what the next 25 years of supporting artists and cultural producers could look like in the name of equity and social change.

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