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Volunteer Event Planners wanted!

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Volunteer Event Planners wanted!

Non-profit seeks help organizing and putting on 2 events:

We will offer a free outdoor event (Youth Art Fest) for youth and families in the North Lawndale & Little Village communities to come together to enjoy fun. art, and each other on August 28. We will gather in the Peace Park that volunteers have created from a vacant lot at 2101 S. Spaulding for a variety of activities. There will be a watercolors table for young children, a teen art contest for cash prizes painting portraits of black heroes, making drums from recycled materials, a mini-stage for open mic and performances, a sing-a-long, refreshments, and more. 


Our organization is also planning an Art Walk and Social Justice Presentations Stage on the corner of 21st& South Kedzie near the pinkline stop on September 18. We will engage several community organizers to speak on social justice solutions and have live music that afternoon. We will offer free spaces for artists, artisans, bakers to show & sell their wares that day. Our organization will offer face painting, watercolors table for kids, live art demonstration, refreshments, art & jewelry for sale. There will be social justice education tables. We will ask neighbors on Kedzie to create social justice art displays in their front yards for prizes!


Non-profit seeks help organizing and putting on 2 events:

We will offer a free outdoor event (Youth Art Fest) for youth and families in the North Lawndale & Little Village communities to come together to enjoy fun. art, and each other on…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekends
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

On-site

Chicago Urban Art Retreat Center

1957 S. Spaulding Ave., Chicago, IL 60623, United States

How to Apply

non-profit seeks volunteers to help plan & implement these two events:

We will offer a free outdoor event (Youth Art Fest) for youth and families in the North Lawndale & Little Village communities to come together to enjoy fun. art, and each other on August 28. We will gather in the Peace Park that volunteers have created from a vacant lot at 2101 S. Spaulding for a variety of activities. There will be a watercolors table for young children, a teen art contest for cash prizes painting portraits of black heroes, making drums from recycled materials, a mini-stage for open mic and performances, a sing-a-long, refreshments, and more. 


Our organization is also planning an Art Walk and Social Justice Presentations Stage on the corner of 21st& South Kedzie near the pinkline stop on September 18. We will engage several community organizers to speak on social justice solutions and have live music that afternoon. We will offer free spaces for artists, artisans, bakers to show & sell their wares that day. Our organization will offer face painting, watercolors table for kids, live art demonstration, refreshments, art & jewelry for sale. There will be social justice education tables. We will ask neighbors on Kedzie to create social justice art displays in their front yards for prizes!


non-profit seeks volunteers to help plan & implement these two events:

We will offer a free outdoor event (Youth Art Fest) for youth and families in the North Lawndale &…

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