upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

Nitza W. Rosario

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2005 Art and Change Grant – $2,500

Nitza will teach pottery classes to girls at the WCRP. As a Puerto Rican woman raised in North Philadelphia, Nitza wants to teach pottery that includes indigenous symbols from Puerto Rico and focuses on creating pottery similar to that created by Taino women. In addition to learning how to create functional pieces, the girls will make a connection between pottery and their heritage.

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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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