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Hotel Voices
San Francisco, CA
Hotel Voices is a story of housing and inequity. The Revolutionary Theatre project co-written, co-directed and acted by writers, artists and poets currently living, surviving and sometimes thriving in Single Room Occupancy Hotels aka poor people housing in the Bay Area. Our cast of revolutionary poverty scholars are available to perform this powerful 55-minute production at your school, organization, hotel or shelter. Contact POOR at (415) 863-6306 or email deeandtiny@poormagazine.org to book the production.
Houma-Terrebonne Arts and Humanities Council
Houma, LA
The mission of the Houma Regional Arts Council is to promote and provide cultural activities, through a partnership of public and private funding, which meets the needs of their individual communities.
Housing is a Human Right
Brooklyn, NY
Housing is a Human Right is a creative storytelling project that aims to help connect diverse communities around housing, land, and the dignity of a place to call home. We are building a collection of intimate, viscerally honest narratives exploring the complex fabric of community and the human right to housing and land, painting a living portrait of human rights.
Houston Arts Alliance
Houston, TX
The mission is to support and promote artistic life in the Houston region through programs, initiatives and alliances.
How Do I Get Home? How Much Does It Cost?
st louis, MO
How Do I Get Home? How Much Does It Cost? This is the title of the hand-made book produced in 1999 by what was to become the community collabARTive. In 13 years, many transitions have been made, many different answers to these questions observed and documented. This production is our collective dream come to light on a stage. It represents the big picture of ‘community art’ i.e. this is how we connect with YOU so that the US and THEM becomes the WE. It includes so many individual stories of disappointment and denial, discovery and renewal, gifts gotten and given.
Human Recovery Project
Tokyo, WI
  Human Recovery Project ~ diy music network "nobody for everybody" outreach is a loose group of diy punk band people, rising up in support for victims of the earthquake / tsunami / nuclear power plant catastrophe in north-east Japan. We are based in Tokyo and work in solidarity with our nation-wide / worldwide network of diy musicians and have already started our "gigs" to the disaster areas with band-van full of supplies for the victims. Donation welcome!  
Humboldt Area Foundation
Bayside, CA
To serve as an independent staging ground for residents, individually and in concert, to build social, economic and environmental prosperity on California's North Coast. The Humboldt Area Foundation works to connect donors that invest in our community with projects in their area of interest to put local capital to work for local priorities and the public good.
Hunt Alternatives Fund
Cambridge, MA
Hunt Alternatives Fund advances innovative and inclusive approaches to social change at the local, national, and global levels.
Hylton Performing Arts Center
Manassas, VA
The Hylton Center is a multi-use facility with a concert hall (Merchant Hall) seating 1,123 and a black box space (Gregory Family Theater) seating 242 in theater mode or 300 for a sit down dinner.  The two spaces have seperate dressing rooms and can operate simultaneously.  The ancillary facilities provide room for breakouts and rehearsals.  
I Wish This Was
New Orleans, LA
I Wish This Was is an interactive public art project that invites residents to provide civic input on-site. Fill-in-the-blank stickers are posted on vacant storefronts and beyond as a low-barrier tool for people to have a voice in shaping the future of their community.
Idaho Commission on the Arts
Boise, ID
The Idaho Commission on the Arts was established in 1966 to stimulate and encourage throughout the state the study and presentation of the arts, and public interest and participation therein...and to encourage and assist freedom of artistic expression essential to the well-being of the arts.
Ignite
NM
 
iLAND: Interdisciplinary Laboratory for Art, Nature, and Dance
New York, NY
iLAND Interdisciplinary Laboratory for Art, Nature and Dance investigates the power of dance, in collaboration with other fields, to illuminate our kinetic understanding of the world. iLAND is a dance research organization with a fundamental commitment to environmental sustainability as it relates to art and the urban context.
Illinois Institute for Community Law & Affairs
Chicago, IL
The Illinois Institute for Community Law and Affairs website offers a place for prisoners, the formerly incarcerated, and their families and friends to find and share information about how to improve the conditions of incarceration and deal with the issues faced by those released from prison. It is also a place for other individuals and organizations that provide aid and support to those released from prison to post information about their services.
Imagination Theater
Chicago, IL
In it's 50th year, Imagination Theater's participatory learning experiences educate learners of all ages about social issues. In our performances spectators become "spect-actors," maximizing participation throughout the performance to affect the outcome of the scenes and demonstrate the impact their decisions have on themselves, their schools, and their communities.
Imagining America
Syracuse, NY
As a consortium of more than 80 member colleges and universities, Imagining America’s mission is to strengthen the public and civic purposes of humanities, arts and design through mutually beneficial campus-community partnerships. Imagining America supports public scholarship through the Tenure Team Initiative, Assessing the Practices of Public Scholarship, and other programs.
In-Sight Photography Project
Brattleboro, VT
The In-Sight Photography Project and its Exposures Cross-Cultural Youth Arts Program empower youth, through photography, to find their own creative voices and to communicate their unique personal visions. Classes in photographic arts are provided regardless of ability to pay. Curriculum is guided by understanding and respect for individuals, communities, and cultures.  
In-Sight Photography Project
Brattleboro, VT
The In-Sight Photography Project and its Exposures Cross-Cultural Youth Arts Program empower youth, through photography, to find their own creative voices and to communicate their unique personal visions. Classes in photographic arts are provided regardless of ability to pay. Curriculum is guided by understanding and respect for individuals, communities, and cultures.  
IN:SITE
Greenfield, WI
IN:SITE has been fostering temporary public art since 2006.  It has curated, managed, promoted, and maintained projects in seven different Milwaukee neighborhoods.  In a number of cases, this has involved multiple projects over multiple years.  In June of 2013, IN:SITE installed a nine-month, twenty-block project along Fond du Lac Avenue with work by nine Milwaukee artists.  “Art on Fond du Lac” was selected by Americans for the Arts as one of the outstanding public art projects of 2013.
Indy East Art Peace
Indianapolis, IN
Indy East Art Peace aims to use community engagement and creative placemaking to positively impact public safety on Indianapolis' Near Eastside, specifically, the Rural Street corridor between 16th St. and E. Washington St. The partners in the initiative are the Arts Council of Indianapolis and Near East Area Renewal (NEAR), with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department and the Marion County Prosecutor's Office.

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