OPEN FOR SUBMISSION: INNOVATIVE CULTURAL ADVOCACY FELLOWSHIP 2016

Open For Submissions: Innovative Cultural Advocacy Fellowship 2016

 

The Innovative Cultural Advocacy Fellowship (ICA) trains emerging arts-based professionals, transitioning into NYC cultural institutional public leadership and management, with a targeted focus to include and support persons from historically under-represented communities.  A core emphasis of the Fellowship is the advancement of cultural equity. ICA is a program of the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI). ICA Fellows engage in sessions that nurture innovative thought processes and situate the growth of the field within historical context. Seminar readings are tied to the NYU course, “Cultural Governance: The Process of Creating a Cultural Equity Plan for NYC,” taught by, Dr. Marta Moreno Vega. ICA Fellows also meet with field leaders and   participate in roundtables focused on such themes as: “Frameworks in Historical Cultural Activism,” “Building Institutions in Our Own Image,” “Public Arts, Fiscal Equity: A Tale of Two Arts Cities,” among others. The Fellowship also includes site visits at NYC arts and cultural institutions, along with networking opportunities with notable senior arts professionals.

 

Fellows will engage with topics such as:
Frameworks in Historical Cultural Activism; Public Arts, Fiscal Equity: A Tale of Two Arts Cities; Building Institutions in Our Own Image, among others

Criteria: 
25 to 40-year-old arts-based professionals; must be endorsed by a current or recent employer or mentor; and can commit to attend all monthly gatherings

When & Where: 
Saturdays from 10AM to 3:30PM on September 10 (orientation), September 24, October 22, November 19th, December 17th, and one evening session to be determined at a later date at the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute new Firehouse location

Fellows will gain the following:
-Effective strategies firmly rooted in social justice, arts advocacy, and cultural equity models from the Civil Rights era to more recent progressive grassroots arts movements

-Access to executive level arts field professionals through monthly sessions and cultural site visits

-Certification and a generous stipend of $750 for successful program completion

 

Application Deadline:

Friday, July 29, 2016 at 5pm

 

 

 

CCCADI EDUCATION: Harlem & Jamaica Have a Diasporic Dialogue Through Museums Connect

CCCADI Launches The Museums Connect Project: “African-Diasporic Dialogues: Reconstructing Community, Identity and Memory"

 

The Museums Connect Project: “African-Diasporic Dialogues: Reconstructing Community, Identity and Memory” is a history project that aims to train 15-20 middle-school aged children from the Nonsuch Primary school in rural Portland, Jamaica, and 12-15 junior high school students at the Kipp Starr Charter School in Harlem, USA to research the submerged history of their respective communities.

Students will be trained in historical research, documentary filmmaking, and digital mapping methods. Through this project friendships are made, cultural understanding is deepened, and the cultural histories of both communities are preserved and safeguarded. Visit www.cccadi.org/museumsconnect to learn more about the program! 

 


Museums Connect is a collaboration between CCCADI, National Museum Jamaica and The African Caribbean Institute of Jamaica.


 

CAUWW APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 15th, 2016!

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO
APRIL 15th, 2016!


Study Abroad with CCCADI's Certificate Program of Cultural Arts and Social Justice.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn about the impact and role of CULTURAL ARTS in engaging issues of SOCIAL JUSTICE withinCOMMUNITIES.

When attending CCCADI's Community Arts University Without Walls (CAUWW) Certificate Program you will be spending two weeks inPUERTO RICO visiting ARTISTS private studios and worksites, and interacting with ACTIVISTS and COMMUNITY MEMBERS. 

COURSE LEVELS & COST


Non Credit


Includes: housing, local and island wide transportation, books and materials. Food, airfare expenses and transportation between airport and campus are not included.
TOTAL COST: $1,067.30

 

U.S. & International Students

Includes: tuition, housing, local and island wide transportation, books and materials. Food, airfare expenses and transportation between airport and campus are not included.

Undergraduate: $2,282.30

Graduate: $2,487.30

Doctorate: $3,101.30

Certificate: $2,186.30

 



P.R. Students

Includes: tuition, local and island wide transportation, books and materials. Food, airfare expenses and transportation between airport and campus are not included.


Undergraduate: $1,865.00

Graduate: $2,070.00

Doctorate: $2,684.00

Certificate: $1,769.00

 

 


APPLY TODAY!

Contact Us!
We want to hear from you.
REGINA BULTRON-BENGOA
CAUWWINFO@GMAIL.COM
212-307-7420 Ext. 3010

 

|CLOSED| OPEN FOR SUBMISSION: INNOVATIVE CULTURAL ADVOCACY FELLOWSHIP 2016

INNOVATIVE CULTURAL ADVOCACY FELLOWSHIP 2016

APPLICATION CLOSED

The ICA Fellowship Program seeks to involve and increase the number of culturally diverse advocates as emerging leaders in the fields of cultural arts, public policy, and advocacy. Fellow-participants will engage through an in-depth series of collaborative exchanges, and assignments that will nurture innovative thinking, situate them in understanding historical contexts of the arts public policy field, and provide opportunities to meet those leaders in the field that highlight and utilize language and framework models critical of the existing inequity apparent within cultural arts public policy. APPLY TODAY!

CRITERIA: 25 to 40-year-old art-based professionals; must be endorsed by a current or recent employer or mentor; and can commit to attend all monthly gatherings.

WHEN and WHERE: Saturdays from 10AM to 3:30 PM on April 2 (orientation), April 16, May 21, June 25 , July 23 at the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute.

APPLICATION CLOSED

Application Deadline: Friday, February 12, 2016
Letters of Reference: Due by February 19, 2016
For more information: http://www.cccadi.org/ica2016