is a grass roots slam and open mic series geared towards bridging the gap between adults and youth, by having both share their work in a safe space. The ultimate goal of the slam series is to put together a four to six person team to compete at a festival called Brave New Voices sponsored by YouthSpeaks. For more information about One Mic Open, click here.
is a not for profit 501(c)3 that provides creative expression opportunities and academic support to youth in the Greater Cleveland community. http://lakeerieink.org/
Lake Erie Ink believes that creative writing is not only for kids and teens who already love writing, but also for youth who have something say and too often feel that no one is listening.
showcases regional, national and international urban culture and provides a platform for talented minority independent filmmakers, screenwriters and actors of greater Cleveland. GCUFF was established in 2012 and is dedicated to increasing awareness and dialog around important issues and stories from within our community, while offering educational opportunities to encourage and inspire students and individuals interested in pursuing a career in the film industry. We offer film screenings, panel discussions, workshops and community engagement opportunities. GCUFF is for you. GCUFF is for everyone!
Started in Seatle, WA in January 2011. In June 2012, Sistah Sinema - Cleveland was launched. Sistah Sinema - Portland & Atlanta lauched in January of 2013. Screenings have been poppin' up like mushrooms ever since! For details on bringing Sistah Sinema to your city, email us using the contact us page. Our goal is to become an international distribution network for Queer Women of Color cinema.
is a 501(c)3 whose mission is to enrich the neighborhood culturally and economically by creating a stimulating arts environment through quality exhibits, performances, special events, and educational programming for people of all ages. Waterloo Arts strives to be a creative hub for the presentation and exploration of thought-provoking art and design. We advocate for a neighborhood where artists live and work and their contribution is regarded as vital to the health of a community. We look forward to a neighborhood where creativity is nurtured in every child and artistic expression is a part of our everyday lives.