upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

Kathryn Smith Pyle

Kathryn Smith Pyle
(1) by Eileen Neff

Kathryn Smith Pyle is Director-Producer of Sisters, a multi-platform film project about racial discrimination in white Greek-letter college sororities. She is a Sundance Institute Fellow: 2011 Documentary Edit and Story Lab and 2009 Creative Producers Lab. She co-produced the feature-length documentary film, Niños de la Memoria (2012), about human rights issues in El Salvador, and is Director-Producer of Farm Labor (2013), an online short documentary film and website project in support of immigration reform. She is a Consulting Producer for Almost Sunrise (2016) and Border South (in production). Her former career as a grant-maker in the US, Latin America and Europe was dedicated to social and economic justice. She writes about social issue documentaries and has a doctorate in social policy with a focus on race-related issues from the University of Pennsylvania.


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 and cultural producers in Greater Philadelphia to fund art for social change projects. [read more]

deadline 08/01
Upcoming events
09/232:00 pm - 3:00 pm

I’m Afraid Of Men Book Reading and Q&A

Vivek Shraya will read and answer questions about her new book, I’m Afraid of Men, co-presented by Asian Arts Initiative, Leeway Foundation, City of Philadelphia Office of Immigrant Affairs, and City of Philadelphia Office of LGBTQ Affairs.

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10/0510:45 am - 12:00 pm

RELEASE: Art in the Context of Gender Justice & Mass Incarceration

Leeway will facilitate an interactive workshop and panel discussion on gender justice and the role that art has in decarceration activism as a part of Philadelphia FIGHT's Beyond The Walls Prison Reform Summit.

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