upcoming grant deadline: 08/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 08/01/2018

Denise Beek

Communications Director

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Denise Beek is an arts administrator and communications specialist who has worked to serve arts and culture in Philadelphia for a decade. She has served as Managing Director of the BlackStar Film Festival, Board Secretary and Program Coordinator of the Black Lily Film & Music Festival, and Marketing and Multicultural Affairs Coordinator at the Greater Philadelphia Film Office. Her experience also includes serving as Program Associate at the Union Square Awards in New York City and Communications Chair of Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy, New York Chapter. A lover of the written word and performance, she dabbles in creative writing and improvisation. She graduated from Temple University with a BA in Communications & Mass Media. Born to West Indian/Caribbean immigrants, Denise Beek grew up in Montclair, New Jersey. She is currently the Communications Director of the BlackStar Film Festival and an active Steering Committee Member of Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy, Philadelphia Chapter. She lives in Germantown with her four-year-old son. 

dbeek@leeway.org | Ext. 14
Upcoming events
06/111:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Grant Info Session in West Chester

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 for one of these information sessions to learn how to prepare your application for the 2018 grants. 

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06/137:00 pm - 8:30 pm

12x12: Gabriela Sanchez

What is an invisible disability? Do you have one, the person sitting next to you? The Hidden Disabilities Project will be Power Street Theatre Company’s next foray into experimental theatre making. With this new and exciting piece created by the only Women of Color led theatre company in Philadelphia, take an immersive journey exploring the gray areas of having an invisible disability in a black and white world.

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