upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2018

Maria Khristina Acosta

Maria Khristina Acosta
(1) by Evonne M. Davis

Khristina is a Central New Jersey raised, first-generation Paraguayan and Pinoy writer and artist. Her work is autobiographical and explores topics such as familial histories, diaspora, desire, trauma, healing, and punk. She is interested in linking her present reality to both shared and common histories. She sees story-telling, breaking silences,and speaking our truths as collective pathways towards liberation. She co-runs the art and zine distribution No Shame Distro that distributes work solely by people of color.


Leeway grant?

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
Upcoming events
04/301:00 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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05/082:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Applicant Support Session at William Way LGBT Community Center

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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