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Summer Enrichment: Events and Workshops

NOCD-NY and affiliates offer a number of enrichment events and workshops this summer (plus additional events on the calendar to your right). A few highlights… Just Economies: NYC Tuesday July 22, 12:00pm-1:15pm EDT Co-sponsored by Arts & Democracy and NOCD-NY From worker cooperatives to community land trusts, participatory budgeting to community gardens, people are finding […]

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Cultural Organizing: A Weekend in New Orleans

Arts & Democracy Project, Junebug Productions & Urban Bush Women present Cultural Organizing: a weekend learning exchange and workshop February 22-24 This workshop provides a space where artists, activists and organizers can learn effective ways to deepen their work and increase impact by activating the tools of creativity and imagination. Friday, February 22, 6-9pm McKenna […]

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Weekend Events on Arts in Recovery and Resilience

Charting the Road to Resilience: From the Ground Up This weekend, NOCD-NY will be contributing to Charting the Road to Resilience: From the Ground Up, a two-day Municipal Art Society convening to exchange lessons learned from Superstorm Sandy and to cultivate ideas for how to become a more livable and resilient New York. Site Visits, […]

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Grant Writing Assistance for Staten Island Artists

If you are a Staten Island-based artist affected by Sandy, the Council on the Arts & Humanities for Staten Island (COAHSI) staff is offering direct one-on-one emergency grant writing assistance to affected artists: More info here.

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El Puente Green Light District Summit Schedule

¡Pa’lante Juntos!, El Puente’s Green Light District Summit 2012, will offer exciting workshops, tours, and cultural events! These activities will highlight work accomplished launching the Green Light District in September of 2011 and provide the opportunity to engage more deeply with the campaigns, projects, and community resources that will move them into the future. They […]

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Support Urban Bush Women in Celebration of their 30th Anniversary

In 1984, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar founded Urban Bush Women (UBW) to express in dance, movement and words women’s experiences, African American history, and cultural influences of the African Diaspora. Urban Bush Women draws a diverse and committed audience by producing bold and life-affirming work. And they are turning 30 soon! Touring, facilitating workshops that […]

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PUERTO RICO IN ITS LABYRINTH: Chronicles of a Country and a World in Crisis

A solo exhibition of works on paper highlights new work by Puerto Rican artist, educator and social scientist José Buscaglia, consisting of paintings, sculptures and texts commenting on the legacy of colonialism and the history of oppression in the Caribbean, the Americas and Africa in the midst of a global crisis and change. Co-Curated by […]

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webinar: Planners & Artists Unite! Regional Planning Comes Alive with Art and Artists

As municipalities and regions across the country go about the business of addressing complex issues and planning for their futures, arts and culture are being infused into planning and other public processes. This Americans for the Arts webinar, Planning & Persuasion: The Role of the Arts in Shaping Municipal Futures, offered by the Animating Democracy program, explores the […]

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El Puente Green Light District Launches WEPA! Project to Map Cultural Resources of Los Sures

On Thursday, August 9th, 2012, at La Guayabera community social held at Espiritu Tierra Community Garden, El Puente officially launched the El Puente Green Light District WEPA! Project. The goal of the project is to document and share the artistic and cultural expression of the Southside community through in-depth mapping of cultural assets, activities, places […]

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Places! Sustainable Creative Arts Facilities webinar

What makes some cultural buildings successful and others not? Learn how to better plan new or expanded arts facilities, as The Nonprofit Centers Network explores evidence-based research, Set in Stone: Building America’s New Generation of Arts Facilities, a recently released and widely cited study by the Cultural Policy Center at the University of Chicago. Hear how […]

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