FOR COMMON GOOD - ARIMA X LOUISVILLE EXCHANGE
Promoting Cultural Diplomacy and Social Change through the Arts
The main goal of this project is to promote the viability of arts for social change programming by building the capacity and strengthening the entire network of entities and individuals that promote social change through the arts. Thus, helping them in their missions to directly empower the most vulnerable members of society through the arts.
This online, tuition free program will build the arts for social change technical skills and provide cultural diplomacy opportunities for 60 Arima and East Trinidad based educators, media practitioners, writers, poets, visual artists, cultural practitioners, historians, local government officials and policy makers interested in using arts to effect change.
Louisville based, Artists, Artivists, Art Educators, Cultural Practitioners, Teachers, Freelancers, Creative Entrepreneurs will facilitate sessions in the following:
Writing for Culture - ( Documenting Oral History, Community Journalism, Self Publishing)
Inclusive Arts Education - ( Visual Arts and Special Needs Education in Children, Empowering Adults with Special Needs through Visual Art)
Community Arts Engagement - ( Creative Placemaking, Community Engagement through the Arts, Executing Public Art Projects
Training to culminate in community based project
FOR COMMON GOOD Platform created to house online learning and virtual exchanges
TODAY, FOR COMMON GOOD IN COLLABORATION WITH WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL OF KENTUCKY AND SOUTHERN INDIANA LAUNCH AN OPEN CALL TO WELCOME FACILITATORS BETWEEN JANUARY 2021 AND MARCH 2021 TO TEACH ONE OR MORE CLASSES AND/OR WORKSHOPS FOR THIS ONLINE PROGRAM
We have developed an online, tuition free program to build the arts for social change technical skills and provide cultural diplomacy opportunities for Arima and East Trinidad based educators, media practitioners, writers, poets, visual artists, cultural practitioners, historians, local government officials and policy makers interested in using arts to effect change.
We are specifically looking for Louisville CHAMPIONS to facilitate classes on the below topics (or related topics of your suggestion):
Documenting Oral History
Visual Arts and Special Needs Education in Children
Empowering Adults with Special Needs through Visual Art
Community Engagement through the Arts
Executing Public Art Projects
The selected facilitators will benefit from the support of FOR COMMON GOOD and World Affairs Council of Kentucky & Southern Indiana in delivering these virtual classes, tutorials and/ or digital workshops. Today, we welcome you to send us proposals for online classes.
Please note that applicants must be residents of Louisville. The selection process will include Kevon Foderingham - Founder, CFAFF/FOR COMMON GOOD, one CFAFF/FOR COMMON GOOD Director and one World Affairs Council of Kentucky & Southern Indiana team member.
ARE YOU A CHAMPION?
We invite Louisville based, Artists, Artivists, Art Educators, Cultural Practitioners, Teachers, Freelancers, Creative Entrepreneurs etc to apply!
If you are looking to facilitate and join us as a Champion, FOR COMMON GOOD we ask that you send us:
Must be a resident of Louisville
A proposal in no more than 200 words for classes and workshops as a part of the FOR COMMON GOOD, Arima x Louisville Exchange
Your professional C.V. or Resume with contact information.
Links to professional portfolio if applicable.
NOTE: Please do label your files with your name.
Submit proposals to
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Deadline for submissions is November 16th, 2020.
Please register your interest in becoming a facilitator on the program by reaching out to us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
FOR COMMON GOOD pays USD $125 for one hour’s worth of engagement. You can submit proposals for multiple sessions. All proposals are welcomed.