Arts & Culture Projects

Read about grantees who have received funding for their Arts & Culture project from a Pollination Project grant.

Caressa Nguyen, Sacred hands, Native lands

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2017-04-28T10:42:51+00:00

Sacred Lands, Native Hands creates a bridge between the holders of indigenous knowledge and the current landholders to return the wisdom of stewardship to its proper place: the forests, grasslands, and living water bodies of our planet. Sacred Lands, Native Hands connects holders of indigenous knowledge directly to current landholders [...]

Josue Rendon and America Sanchez – Transformed People, Transformed Neighborhoods

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2017-07-07T06:10:38+00:00

We are co-leaders at UrbanLife Southeast High School. We are planning monthly events for youth in the neighborhood- a low-income, urban area.  We are planning a series of monthly youth-led gatherings that foster racial reconciliation, a deeper understanding of systemic injustice, and a safe space to discuss ways to resist [...]

André Ryuji Zampronio, Neighbourhood Music

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2017-06-13T09:35:47+00:00

André Ryuji Zampronio, Rafael Ferreira, Carolina Astolfo, Caroline Nascindin and Eduardo Carvalho are a group of passionate Education and Art students fighting for equal access to art. They believe music is a vital tool in helping people become part of their communities and developing as  future leaders and citizens of [...]

Thao Le, Ba Trieu School of Consciousness

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2017-06-28T06:25:59+00:00

The Ba Trieu School of Consciousness is an intensive youth leadership development program in San Jose, CA for Vietnamese / Vietnamese-American high school youth who see a need to enact change in their local communities. Participants will experience group exercises and engage in self-reflective conversations centered on racial and ethnic [...]

Nicole Vazquez, No Human Is Illegal Mural

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2017-06-28T06:21:34+00:00

Nicole Vazquez will be working on a mural project in the Beach Flats Community in Santa Cruz, CA. Her mural will include images and text that was not approved for a City mural she was working on, particularly the phrase "No Human is Illegal." Nicole says: "I am promoting my [...]

Ahuizotl Rodriguez, Semillas Spring Catalog 2017

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2017-06-02T16:35:43+00:00

Ahuitzotl Ichcahuipilli is a member of the student council at Anahuakalmecac International Preparatory High School of North America located in El Sereno, a community in northeast Los Angeles. Ahuitzotl started the project Semillas Spring Catalog 2017 which will help him to silkscreen his native inspired designs onto clothing such as [...]

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