Devi Vaidya, Brouhaha, Impact Grant 2016
Grantee Name: Devi Vaidya
Project Name: Brouhaha
Grant Location: Oakland, California
Funding Partner: Our 2016 Crowdfunding Donors
Project Description: Brouhaha, 2016 Best of the East Bay winner for “Most Historic Cultural Event,” is a project of Peacock Rebellion, named by PRIDE.com one of “10 Incredible LGBTQ Artist Collectives You Should Be Watching.” Brouhaha trains queer and transgender people of color to use comedy to get messages of peace and social justice to mainstream audiences. The Impact Grant expands the training program online to reach a new generation of artists, and brings a new advanced training to previous graduates of the program, who are now ready to bring a politically fractured, divided nation some healing comedy.