upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

Posts tagged "Racial Justice"

WATCH: Activists Take Back the Street Named After Wilson Goode

Maori Karmael Holmes (ACG '16, '06,'05, LTA '06) wrote and produced a short documentary about the activists who reclaimed the street named after Wilson Goode, Sr. - the black mayor who bombed MOVE. [learn more]

Julie Rainbow (LTA '16, ACG '14) Receives NEH Funding

In August, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced its awardees, including Rainbow. [learn more]

A Conversation with Tim Hayes on February 13

Join Jewish Voice for Peace Philadelphia for a conversation with Tim Hayes on February 13, hosted by Leeway. Tim Hayes is a life-long activist going back to the early 1960's civil rights movement including organizing with SNCC. Hayes was active with The Black Panthers around the US and in solidarity with liberation movements internationally, including supporting Mizrahi (Middle Eastern) Jews in Israel. [learn more]

Cei Bell's Op-ed on MLK Day of Service

Cei Bell's (LTA '15) op-ed on MLK Day of Service: "I think that MLK Day of Remembrance should be used to look at our world honestly and question why we are so cruel to each other." [learn more]

Cei Bell Publishes Essay on Joe Beam and LGBT Racism

Cei Bell (LTA '15) wrote an essay that was published by NewsWorks last month. The piece was about Joe Beam, editor of the historic black gay male anthology In the Life, and the state of the Philadelphia LGBT community's consciousness around racism. [learn more]

Phoebus Criminal Justice Initiative Grant Deadline is December 1

Bread & Roses Community Fund is calling all organizers working to make real change in the criminal justice system! Apply for a grant from the Phoebus Criminal Justice Initiative. The deadline to submit your application is Thursday, December 1, 11:59 p.m. [learn more]

Asian Arts Initiative Hosts Community Craft and Art Fair

Asian Arts Initiative is hosting a Community Craft and Art Fair on December 10. [learn more]

Taller Puertorriqueño Opens El Corazón Cultural Center

Taller Puertorriqueño is celebrating the grand opening of their new El Corazón Cultural Center on December 7. [learn more]

Maori Holmes Speaks At Moore College

Maori Holmes will present at a panel on Diversity, Prosperity, Redistribution, and Self-Determination at Moore College on December 7. [learn more]

Sara Zia Ebrahimi’s The FBI Blew Up My Ice Skates Screens at PAAFF

Program Director Sara Zia Ebrahimi’s The FBI Blew Up My Ice Skates will screen at International House on November 11 during the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival. [learn more]

Michelle Angela Ortiz On View At Smithsonian

Michelle Angela Ortiz has work on view at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History through December. [learn more]

Pia Dias Launches Contemporary Black Canvas

Pia Dias will launch Episode 00 of Contemporary Black Canvas on November 14 and Episode 01 on November 22. Contemporary Black Canvas is a bi-weekly podcast that will be available on iTunes, Stitcher and Soundcloud. [learn more]

Nsenga Knight’s Fall 2016 Exhibitions

Nsenga Knight is exhibiting work at Arthur Ross Gallery, The Drawing Center and The Old Stone House this fall. [learn more]

2017 Artist as Activist Fellowship Focuses On Mass Incarceration

The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation is seeking applications for their 2017 Artist as Activist Fellowship focusing on mass incarceration. Deadline: December 5. [learn more]

Art Sanctuary Hiring Teaching Artists

Art Sanctuary is hiring Teaching Artists for the 2016 to 2017 academic year to participate in their ArtSTAC Program. Deadline: Rolling. [learn more]

Jennifer Kidwell Presents Underground Railroad Game

Jennifer Kidwell’s play Underground Railroad Game is showing at Ars Nova in New York from September 13 to October 15. [learn more]

Rauschenberg Foundation 2016 Artist as Activist Fellowship

This years theme is racial justice with particular focus on mass incarceration. Deadline: December 7 at 5:00 pm (EST). [learn more]

Che Gossett Joins Panel Discussion on Queer Racial Justice

Che Gossett (ACG '11, '10) will be speaking on a panel about queer racial justice presented by GALAEI on Tuesday, August 26. [learn more]