Arts-in-Education Projects You Can Do

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Past Projects

Funda Fest 12

Funda Fest 12The Rhode Island Black Storytellers’ 12th annual festival, held January 17-24, 2010 throughout the state of Rhode Island, celebrating Black storytelling

REMIX: Indigenous Identities in the 21st Century
Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology Harvard University on exhibit April 2008 to January 2009

Wazhazhi-pod by Ryan Red Corn

Curatorial Advisor for contemporary art exhibit co-curated by four undergraduate student members of Native Americans at Harvard College, on behalf of the Ivy Native Council. Featured the art of Bunky Echo-Hawk, Courtney Leonard, Doug Miles, and Ryan Red Corn

New York Woman’s Agenda’s inaugural  “New York Reads Together”

Created, planned and implemented New York Reads Together: New York City’s first citywide book discussion program based on the reading of one book

  • Secured last minute funding, bringing the budget from $0 to $81,000 to provide funding for a new website, marketing materials, and over 11,000 special NYRT editions of The Color of Water by James McBride to be donated to public schools and libraries, shelters, and community-based organizations.
  • Served as media spokesperson, and performed crisis management, refocusing media on the educational aspects of the program
  • Implemented partnerships and outreach to get New Yorkers of diverse incomes and cultures to participate
  • Hosted a design contest for the NYRT logo
  • Lead all media and community relations strategies
  • Drafted all press materials, newsletter articles, partner relations letters, and internal communications.
  • Wrote all content for NYRT’s website, promotional materials and sponsorship packages
  • Hosted morning press conference and evening kick off event (with author James McBride and news anchor Roz Abrams)
  • Managed website development and provided all content.
  • One City Reading One Book? Not if the City Is New York (New York Times)
  • NYWA December 2002 Newsletter
  • NYWA Summer 2002 Newsletter

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