upcoming grant deadline: 08/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 08/01/2018

Kimberly E. Rollins

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2008 Art and Change Grant – $2,500

Kimberly will offer African hair care workshops to assist foster, adoptive, biological and trans-race families. Her classes will demonstrate how important cultural awareness and self-esteem is within inter-cultural families using the techniques of hands-on approach through personal group sessions or DVD. Families, including parents and children, will participate in learning product knowledge, styling techniques and understanding how to maintain their hair in its truest form, free of chemicals. From simply combing and brushing hair to understanding simple day-to-day hair care and styling tips, the demonstration will work to build self-esteem and cultural awareness.


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
09/127:00 pm - 8:30 pm

12x12: Eiko Fan

In Eiko Fan’s Live Wood Sculpture performance, wooden creations come to life. Wearing wood sculpture costumes, each performer creates a unique shape and environment with body movement. Watch the sculptures spring to life, listen to Eiko’s story and artistic journey, and then try out the sculptures for yourself!

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09/205:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Making Space: Leeway @ 25 Opening Reception & Conversation

In 2018, the Leeway Foundation turns 25 – a milestone grounded in the evolution of feminist principles. Please join us as we explore the intersections of art, culture, community and change, while we celebrate the artists and visionaries who lovingly and courageously made and continue to “make space” for fresh stories and new realities to exist.  

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