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Cultural Arts Preservation Program

Empowerment Collective's Cultural Arts Program celebrates and preserves traditional arts while empowering communities affected by modern slavery. This program collaborates with local artisans, offering training and opportunities to create and sell their crafts. By intertwining cultural heritage with economic empowerment, this initiative not only supports livelihoods but also keeps vital cultural practices alive.

Program Qualifications 1a

Applicants must show a educated understanding of Empowerment Collectives Mission and Vision

Program Qualifications 1c

The applicant must be a survivor of modern slavery. This includes individuals who have personally experienced any form of modern slavery, such as human trafficking, forced labor, debt bondage, or similar exploitative situations.

Program Qualifications 1e

The applicant may also be a person who has had extensive hands-on experience working with survivors or people with lived experiences of modern slavery. This includes professionals, advocates, or volunteers who have dedicated significant time and effort in support roles, providing assistance, counseling, or other forms of direct aid to survivors.

Program Qualifications 1b

Applicants need to identify a cultural heritage art that they would like to study and become an expert on.

Program Qualifications 1d

 The applicant can be a person with lived experiences of modern slavery. This encompasses individuals who, while not directly subjected to modern slavery themselves, have close personal experiences related to it, such as family members or significant others who have been affected.

Program Qualifications 1f

Demonstrate a willingness to develop and share innovative ideas to end modern slavery.

Apply for the Cultural Arts Preservation Fellowship

Please ensure to download and thoroughly read the Cultural Arts Preservation Outline PDF prior to completing and submitting your application, as it contains important information and guidelines that are essential for a successful submission.

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