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Chicago URBAN ART RETREAT Center

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BOARD MEMBERS wanted for small North Lawndale non-profit organization. We use art/discussion to help people improve their lives & bring awareness to social justice issues. We have several programs including: women's residence, bringing programs to other sites, creating peace parks from vacant lots to focus on black history, youth art fest, supporting community development, international program, nature to nurture, creating arts district, Christmas give away, animal welfare, more. Looking for board members w/something to contribute. Can you make a one year commitment? We can do our initial orientation over phone. If interested, please look over our Fpage & website. Facebook.com/urbanartretreat & www.urbanartretreat.com Send email to contact@urbanartretreat.com

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About Chicago URBAN ART RETREAT Center

Location:

1957 S. Spaulding Ave., Chicago,, IL 60623, US

Mission Statement

Chicago URBAN ART RETREAT Center (CUARC) provides rooms for women. CUARC also provides safe space for people who are different from each other to enjoy & learn from each other. CUARC celebrates multiculturalism, diversity, and non-violence. We provide opportunities for people to learn about and practice peace. We encourage our volunteers to learn about social justice issues and the isms to spread this information to others.

Description

In addition to a women's residence on the second floor, we offer an art gallery for under-represented artists, and art studio for non-artists. CUARC offers a variety of programs geared to the under represented and to educate the public about under represented populations. At our own site and at sites of other non-profits, CUARC programs include: art workshops & classes for non-artists, support & education for entrepreneurs, art shows by under represented people (people with mental illnesses, people of color, non-artists, survivors of trauma, immigrants, lesbians, gays, & seniors). Social opps. for people who are different from each other to attend, enjoy each other, and learn from each other are offered monthly. Non-violence and tolerance is encouraged at all activities.

Arts & Culture
Board Development
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Accounting
  • Arts Administration
  • Management
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Resource Development / Management

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • one year commitment w/weekly contribution
  • must be serious about helping this organization

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