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Yo Bushwick is a neighborhood celebration that will take place in one of the hearts of the community  – Maria Hernandez Park. The event is free and open to the public, and invites Bushwick’s diverse residents, organizations and small businesses to collaborate and contribute to a day of outdoor activities, performances and installations that engage the public to have fun, to learn, and to celebrate the best of the neighborhood.

Who is making it happen?
CAPITAL B is a neighborhood coalition that uses the arts to create positive social
change.  By working in partnership with over 20 local arts and community organizations, the initiative builds neighborhood partnerships that improve the quality of life for all residents of Bushwick.  As part of CAPITAL B’s efforts, Yo♥Bushwick is a way of bringing a rich diversity of people and organizations together to celebrate the importance of the arts, culture and education in the vitality of the neighborhood.

How can I contribute to the ?
Individuals, organizations, businesses and all our neighbors are invited to propose artistic, cultural, educational and recreational activities.  The goal is to offer interactive and informative activities that offer opportunities for community building and fun. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION is FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4TH by 5PM.

We are looking specifically for activities + installations around the following neighborhood themes:

– Personal + Environmental HEALTH
–  HOUSING rights
– Local FOOD +Urban FARMING
– LABOR rights
– TRASH + recycling
– SAFETY + the police
– COMMUNITY building + COLLABORATION + communication

To submit a proposal, please email us the following info:

1. Project Name (optional)
2. Name(s) of lead contact
3. Name of affiliated Organization/Business/School/Group
4. Website
5. Activity Description [What will  you do? Who is your audience?] (50 words max.)
6. How does it relate to one of the community themes? (50 words max.)
7.  What kind of space and logistical requirements will you have?
8.  Would you like us to help you partner with an artist/arts organization? If so, please specify what you’re looking for.
9.  Anything else you’d like us to know?

The deadline to submit a proposal is Friday, August 28th, by midnight.
Email your proposal to  NstandingA@gmail.com.
Any Questions? Call 347.819.8613.

You will be contacted by September 4th regarding logistics and any questions we may have.

Thank you!
And we look forward to reviewing your ♥ proposals.

Christina Kral and Adriana Young
Co-Artistic Directors

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