DDFR Featured within Rockefeller Foundation “Audio Postcards”

By Karina Mangu-Ward

ArtsFWD.org Newsletter

Published: February 13, 2012

We’ve been blown away by the positive response to our Audio Postcards about the 2011 Rockefeller Foundation Cultural Innovation Fund grantees. Thanks to all who have watched and shared. We hope they are sparking conversation and inspiring you to think differently about what’s possible in your own work.

This week, we’re spotlighting four projects for their use of highly personalized engagement strategies to reach a common goal: supporting and affirming creative expression in cultural communities throughout New York City.

The highlighted projects are:

Though these organizations serve diverse communities, from S. Williamsburg in Brooklyn to Hunts Point in the Bronx, diaspora communities across the five boroughs, and latino filmmakers, what we see as a commonality is the high-touch, peer-to-peer engagement techniques they are using to empower New York communities that might otherwise be left out of the cultural conversation.

For a full version of the article, please visit artsfwd.org


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