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AWGC Awards $68,000 to NYC Culture Change Projects

Utopias and Dystopias: NYC-based Asian American Women Artists on the Frontlines of Resistance Asian Women Giving Circle Awards $68,000 to NYC Culture Change Projects NEW YORK, NY — A televised series that imagines a future America where xenophobia and sexism are the new normal and a dance performance project that dramatizes the parallels between the Japanese American interment and the …

Shop with the Giving Circle • May 31, 7-9pm

Shop with the Giving Circle at Pearl River Mart May 31st, 7-9pm Join us for a shopping event at Pearl River Mart, the iconic Asian-American emporium in NYC. Featuring a specially curated silent auction. Light refreshments will be served. A portion of all Pearl River Mart shopping proceeds will go directly to the Asian Women Giving Circle’s 2017 grant making pot. RSVP to hali@asianwomengivingcircle.org

The Art of Democracy: Creative Expression and American Greatness

Do you wonder about the critical role of art in bringing about an equitable civil society? Do you criticize the funding of arts and social change in the face of all other overwhelming needs out there? To quote the incomparable, inspiring and amazing Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation: “My friend, Judge Albie Sachs-the great South African freedom fighter …

Pop Culture Collaborative Announces New Leadership Team

Dear Friends, You have likely heard from us over the past year about how we’ve been exploring a large-scale culture strategy to harness the power of pop culture for social change. We are thrilled to share with you the emergence of the Pop Culture Collaborative, which leverages the power of entertainment, advertising, and media to shift how people understand the …

Cocktails and Conversation with Min Jin Lee – April 20

Cocktails and Conversation to celebrate the publication of Min Jin Lee’s PACHINKO “Luminous…a powerful meditation on what immigrants sacrifice to achieve a home in the world. This story confirms Lee’s place among our finest novelists.” –JUNOT DÍAZ, Pulitzer Prize-Winning author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao and This is How You Lose Her Thursday, April 20 6 – 8 pm $20 for …

Request for Proposal 2017

OUR IMPACT Since 2006, AWGC has distributed nearly $800,000 in grants to 70+ NYC-based arts and culture projects. When we move hearts and minds, change follows. We believe these projects can move us closer to a society free of fear, bias and injustice. We pool our resources to fund projects led by Asian American women artists and community groups. We …