upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

Kennedy Allen

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2018 Art and Change Grant – $2,500

Kennedy will write Speculative Philadelphia, a collection of short stories focusing on science and speculative fiction taking place in past, present, and future in Black Philadelphia. Each story will feature a Black protagonist in a particular Philadelphia neighborhood during different historical periods, and will explore themes of time travel, the supernatural, and the social complexities of being a Black woman in this country. Kennedy plans to publish these stories and share them through Black Tribbles, a radio show she co-hosts that explores geek culture through the lens of the Black American experience.


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
10/167:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Changemakers Cabaret

The Changemakers Cabaret returns after almost ten years to celebrate the artists, cultural producers and community partners who have been part of Leeway’s journey.

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11/01All Day

REEL Change: Leeway’s 25th Anniversary Film Festival

A moving collage of short films and feature-length work from Leeway community of artists over the years, featured during the month of November.

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