Dr. Kerry English MLK Jr. Outpatient Center Offers Creative Fellowship for Foster Kids

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Foster youth ages between the ages of 18-24, preferably based in Watts/Willowbrook are eligible to apply for a creative fellowship.

Fellows interested in dance, visual artists, poetry, writing, music, and just plain dreamers, will receive $2,000, spend six months exploring issues in their community that they are passionate about exploring through the arts. They will also receive 1-on-1 mentorship with an accomplished Los Angeles multidisciplinary movement artist as they work to create a public presentation, gain leadership skills, communication skills, and develop their personal artistic vision/voice, by learning what it takes to create a production, from budgeting to marketing, networking, and logistics.

Fellows must be available January – June 2021 (weekly engagement, not full time).

The deadline to apply is November 20, 2020.

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