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San Jose Public Library WORKS

To promote economic opportunity by supporting the creation of San Jose Public Library WORKS, a workforce development and employment training center at the Martin Luther King Jr. Library in downtown San Jose.

Cuban Journalism Fellowships

To promote journalism talent and leadership by supporting the International Center for Journalists to pilot a fellowship program in the United States for journalists from 14ymedio, an independent online news organization in Cuba.

Akron Art Museum

Introducing new audiences to collecting art by starting an art rental program, where any resident with a library card can check out works to display in their home

Akron Roundtable

Exploring the role of arts in building community by bringing Chicago-based artist Theaster Gates to speak in Akron and meet with artists and entrepreneurs

Allisyn Just

The Cappies (Critics and Awards Program for High School Students): Building the next generation of art critics by having local journalists train high school theater and journalism students in writing reviews, and then honoring the best work at an awards show

BLU Jazz+ Akron

Bringing training to local jazz musicians through a series of master class workshops at BLU Jazz+ led by top musicians

Center for Applied Drama and Autism

The Glass Menagerie Through the Prism of Autism: Providing audiences with a greater understanding of the challenges facing people with autism with a theater experience that shows what life is like on the spectrum

Chad Mason

The Heart of Glass: Offering creative opportunities with a mobile glass studio that travels to schools and events

Diane Davis-Sikora and Kasumi

The Optics of Memory: Enlivening downtown by building a public art series based on 2011 Guggenheim Fellow Kasumi's exhibition 'The Optics of Memory,' a multimedia piece about the formation of memory and collective consciousness

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