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Atlanta Black Theatre Festival
The Atlanta Black Theatre Festival is the nation’s largest self-producing platform for Afro-centric theatre under one roof!
Each year the Atlanta Black Theatre Festival presents a curated selection of world-class theatre sharing the most incredible heartwarming stories of African descendants from across the diaspora. The event schedule is filled with large selection of live theatre, shopping, dining, parties, a gallery exhibit and more.
National Association of Black Female Executives in Music & Entertainment
With active networks and hubs in 20 markets across the USA, Canada, and Africa…NABFEME is the National Association of Black Female Executives in Music & Entertainment… a vibrant, culturally diverse community of female executives who specialize in various sectors of the music and entertainment business. An advocate for professional women … the mission of NABFEME seeks to advance the female agenda of education, equality, empowerment, and inclusion. This mission is accomplished through creative programs and corporate alliances that assist members in achieving their personal and professional goals.
National College Resources Foundation
National College Resources Foundation (NCRF) is an educational enhancement agency whose mission is to curtail the high school dropout rate and increase degree and/or certificate enrollment among underserved, underrepresented students, at risk, low resource, homeless and foster students. Our vision is to close the gap in educational achievement, workforce and economic disparities with the goal to end racism and racial inequity.
NCRF hosts annual Black College Expos™ in 13 markets nationwide and also hosts the Latino College Expos™, the Students Think STEAM Expo, and student athlete events. The organization has helped over 500,000 students gain admission to college and access over $1 billion in scholarships and grants. NCRF was recently featured on CBS This Morning with Gayle King.
New York Stage and Film
New York Stage and Film is a non-profit company dedicated to both emerging and established artists in the development and production of theater and film.
Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Led by Artistic Director Nataki Garrett and Executive Director David Schmitz, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) was founded in 1935, and has grown from a three-day festival of two plays to a nationally renowned theatre arts organization that presents a rotating repertory season of up to 11 plays that include classics, musicals, and world-premiere plays and musicals. OSF plays and productions have been produced on Broadway, internationally, and at regional, community, and high school theatres across the country. The Festival traditionally presents more than 800 performances annually, and draws an audience of more than 400,000 to its home in Ashland, OR. In 2020, OSF launched O!, a new digital platform featuring performances, groundbreaking art, and mind-expanding discussions that you can experience at home from anywhere in the world.
Rebuild Foundation is a platform for art, cultural development, and neighborhood transformation. Our projects support artists and strengthen communities by providing free arts programming, creating new cultural amenities, and developing affordable housing, studio, and live-work space. Founded and led by artist Theaster Gates, Rebuild is part of a network of sister organizations that collaborate to extend the social engagement of Gates’ studio practice to the South Side of Chicago and beyond.
The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
The Rep is the St. Louis region’s most honored live professional theatre company. Founded in 1966, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis is a fully professional theatrical operation belonging to the League of Resident Theatres, The League of St. Louis Theatres and is a constituent member of Theatre Communications Group, Inc., the national service organization for the not-for-profit professional theatre.
Yellowbrick Impact is Yellowbrick’s social change unit that works with brands and organizations to provide access to education, workforce training programs and career opportunities for underserved groups with a focus on the BIPOC community.