Building the Framework for Creative Expression

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Date/Time: 14/06/2003 12:00 am

As part of the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council?s arts services and advocacy mission the Professional Development Workshop Series provide individual artists, small arts groups and community-based organizations with professional tools and a forum for exchanging information, resources and opportunities. Please join us for our next workshop:
Building the Framework for Creative Expression
Saturday, June 14
2-4 pm
General Admission: $15
LMCC Members: $7
* Laurie Cumbo, Founder & Executive Director, Museum of Contemporary African Diasporian Arts — www.mocada.org
* Kathy Leichter, Filmmaker, Mint Leaf Productions — www.mintleafproductions.com
* Lawrence White, Artists? sidewalk sales
* Michael Woloz, Senior Account Manager, Connelly & McLaughlin
Narisara Vanichanan, Community Arts Manager, LMCC
How can artists advocate and lobby in their community? How can artists and small nonprofits work to produce tangible results? This workshop will explore formal and informal advocacy practices, with special emphasis on working with elected officials, and identifying the proper channels for lobbying. Basics of the policy-making process and the roles of individuals and organizations as effective participants will be discussed.
To register for workshops:
By phone: 212-219-9401 x303
By Mail:
Download the registration form from http://www.lmcc.net/ServicesandResources/Prof_Dev_Series/Upcoming_Workshops/PDS_register_form.html and mail with payment to:
1 Wall Street Court, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10005
Attention: Professional Development Series
Space is limited, so please register early. Please note that registration is confirmed upon receipt of payment. Walk-ins will be accommodated if space permits. Resource packet is included in the price of admission.
Location & Directions
All workshops will be held at:
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
One Wall Street Court
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10005
Subway and Bus Directions:
2/3/4/5 to Wall Street
J/M/Z to Broad Street
M6 to Broadway and Wall Street
Walk eastbound on Wall Street to Pearl Street. Turn right onto Pearl Street. The building will be directly in front of you. The entrance is on Pearl Street in the middle of the block.
For a map to the LMCC office, go to http://www.lmcc.net/AboutLMCC/LMCC_map.html