2013 NALAC Arts Training Workshop in the Bronx, New York
RISCA provided 28 scholarships and a free shuttle bus for artists, art administrators and directors of non-profits of color to attend the NALAC Regional in the Bronx.
For more information visit http://www.nalac.org/programs/regional-workshops/regional-workshops-bronx
2013 The NEFA Idea Swap in Worcester, MA
RISCA provided 33 scholarships and a free shuttle bus to 33 performers, art administrators, and directors of non-profit performing organizations of color to the NEFA Idea Swap. For more information please visit http://www.nefa.org/events/idea-swap-1.
2014 The National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC) Regional Art Talks Training Workshop
The National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC) Regional Arts Training Workshops convened in Providence, RI on Oct 10 and 11, 2014. It was the first time that a NALAC regional arts training workshop came to New England. Rhode Island State Council on the Arts hosted the 2 day event that was very well attended and successful with 170 participants. The event included workshops, panel discussions, 2 art exhibits, 44 speakers, performances from 18 culturally specific performers, 3 New Generations sessions and with the participation of 8 states. Over 140 Scholarships were awarded to artists, performers and art administrators of color to attend the regional, thanks to the scholarships sponsors like The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), The New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA), RI Foundation, The Barr Foundation and Rhode Island Council on the Arts.
For more information please visit. http://nalac.org/programs/regional-workshops/2014-providence
The National Summit on Creative Youth Development
March 27-29, 2014 in Boston, MA
RISCA in partnership with Massachusetts Cultural Council provided Scholarships to 7 leaders of culturally specific youth organizations to participate in the National Summit on Creative Youth Development. For more information contact http://massculturalcouncil.org/ and http://creativeyouthsummit.org/