Community Arts

January 14, 2022 by Nadia Elokdah

Native Voices Rising, a community-driven partnership between Native Americans in Philanthropy and Common Counsel Foundation, announced $2 million in grants to 88 Indigenous and Native-led advocacy, organizing, and cultural groups.

Established in 2013, Native Voices Rising supports Native-led grassroots and advocacy efforts that empower American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian communities across the United States. Native Voices Rising is one of the few participatory grantmaking initiatives in the country led by Native people. Through a transparent and community-driven decision-making model, Native Voices Rising uplifts and amplifies the voices and experiences of Native people.

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December 16, 2021 by Roberto Bedoya

In 2014, I wrote about Creative Placekeeping in the context of race and spatial justice as a counter-frame to the discourse in the academy and investment by philanthropy to the field of Creative Placemaking. I was surprised when Placekeeping became a sticky word, especially for cultural activists as the forces of gentrification were revving up — troubling neighborhoods, displacing communities of colors, and changing the nature of cities.

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October 16, 2021 by admin

This is the fifth session of a series of presentations held in 2021 by art.coop as a "study into-action cohort."

This session took place on Friday, October 1.

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September 30, 2021 by admin

This is the fourth session of a series of presentations held in 2021 by art.coop as a "study into-action cohort."

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September 30, 2021 by admin

This is the third session of a series of presentations held in 2021 by art.coop as a "study into-action cohort."

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September 30, 2021 by admin

This is the second session of a series of presentations held in 2021 by art.coop as a "study into-action cohort."

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September 30, 2021 by admin

This is the first session of a series of presentations held in 2021 by art.coop as a "study into-action cohort."

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September 13, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

A Hyperallergic article discusses how Julia Weist, one of four 2019–2020 New York City’s Department of Cultural Affairs's Public Artists in Residence, was paired with the Department of Records and Information Services (DORIS) and in doing so, "she dedicated herself to parsing the relationship between the city and its artists as documented in these vast municipal archives."

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June 8, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

"What is the #ShiftThePower movement and how much has it achieved?," writes Alliance Magazine discussing a webinar aimed to answer these questions with a panel of activists and professionals working with small, grassroots organizations within local communities.

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April 15, 2021 by admin

March 2021, 121 pages. Grantmakers in the Arts, 522 Courtlandt Avenue, 1st Floor, Bronx, NY 10451. (929) 452-3740. https://art.coop/.

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