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Fundraising with
Purpose


Effective Grant Writing
for the 21 Century


Learn How to Make
Your Money Go Further


Best Legal Practices
on the Internet for Artists


Trademarks and
Copyright
for Artists


Credit: How to Protect It
and Best Practices

 

The Healthier, Wealthier
and Wiser Me

 


Marketing Strategies
for Today's
Artists, Entrepreneurs
and Organizations


First Time Homebuyers


Basics of Fundraising
Including Corporate
Sponsorship


Resources for
Individual Artists




Meet the Lenders

 

Multidisciplinary
Artist Discussion:
"Make Your Art Work”

 

Governance for
Existing Nonprofit
Arts Organizations



Career Readiness for
Teen Artists



Securing Media Coverage
for Your Theatre Work

 



Using Sociall Media
in Marketing

 




Music Marketing
Workshop



Marketing & Fundraising for
Individuals and
Small Non-profits



Twitter, Facebook,
and Other Social Media



Securing Commercial
Real Estate



Dramatic Readings:
a Chronica

 



Dramatic Readings:
Black Chronicle



 

Monday, January 23, 2012   
6:30 PM

Fundraising With Purpose

This workshop covers the nuts and bolts of successful planning and implementation of fundraising strategies. Receive key points on seeking donations from individuals, businesses and charitable foundations and the importance of relationship building.

Presenter: Shoshanah D Goldberg, MBA, Management Consultant for Strategic Planning, Fundraising, Sponsorship & Cultural Policy Analysis
  
Location: Dwyer Cultural Center, 258 St. Nicholas Avenue, enter on West 123 Street



Tuesday, January 17, 2012
6:30 PM    

 

Effective Grant Writing for the 21st Century

Explore the basics of effective grant-writing. This workshop is designed to help artists and arts administrators build the strongest case for their projects to public and private funding sources. Workshop will focus on developing clear project outlines; budget presentation and researching grant/funding sources.

Presenter: Shoshanah D Goldberg, MBA, Management Consultant for Strategic Planning, Fundraising, Sponsorship & Cultural Policy Analysis
  
Location: Dwyer Cultural Center, 258 St. Nicholas Avenue, enter on West 123 Street



Thursday, December 15 , 2011
6:30 PM

HARLEM Arts Alliance, Harlem Business Alliance and RAZR Marketing Present a Workshop:

Learn How to Make Your Money Go Further
  
The workshop will focus on the importance of creating and maintain personal budgets, beginning and maintaining a saving plan and using credit wisely. Presenter: RAZR Marketing

Location: Harlem Business Alliance, 275 Lenox Avenue, 2nd Floor (between W 124/123 sts)


Tuesday, December 13, 2011
6:00 PM

Two-Part Intellectual Property Workshop For Artists, Arts Organizations & Small Businesses

Brought to you by The Harlem Arts Alliance, The Bronx Council on the Arts, The Community Development Project of the Legal Aid Society and Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto.
 
Part 2
The Website Audit: Best Legal Practices on the Internet for Artists, Arts-Related Nonprofits and Small Businesses

This workshop is for any individual artist, cultural organization or small creative/cultural business that has a website or is thinking about starting one.
Location: Dwyer Cultural Center, 258 St. Nicholas Avenue, enter on West 123 Street


Tuesday, December 6, 2011
6:00 PM
Two-part Intellectual Property Workshop for Artists, Arts Organizations & Small Businesses

Brought to you by The Harlem Arts Alliance, The Bronx Council on the Arts, The Community Development Project of the Legal Aid Society and Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto.


Part 1
You Made It Now Protect It: Trademarks and Copyright for Artists, Arts-Related Nonprofits and Small Businesses

For artists and cultural organizations, creating or commissioning a work of fine or practical art is just the beginning. To protect the ownership of the finished work, it is essential to learn about trademarks, copyrights, and work-for-hire agreements. An expert panel of intellectual property attorneys will explain these concepts using examples that will be familiar to artists and arts organizations.

Location: Dwyer Cultural Center, 258 St. Nicholas Avenue, enter on West 123 Street


Tuesday, November 15, 2011

6:30 PM

Credit: How to Protect It and Best Practices


The workshop will focus on how to manage and use credit wisely and provide some fundamental tools for repairing your credit.

Presenters: Cabiria Hylton, Program Development Specialist, West Harlem Group Assistance, Inc.
 

Location: Oberia D. Dempsey Multi-Service Center, 127 W 127 Street (between Malcolm X & Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd)


Wednesday, November 2, 2011  
6:30 PM

The Healthier, Wealthier, and Wiser Me

This workshop's focus is developing the total "Creative You”.  


Moderator: Cathy Woods Bristow, President, Bridges, LLC

Panelists:

Wiser: Melissa Moorer Noble, Life Coach and Co-Founder In-Joy Enterprises

Healthier: Icilma Fergus, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine & Director of Cardiovascular Disparities Center , Mt. Sinai Hospital

Wealthier: Gordon B. Ward, Financial Education Consultant, JPMorgan Retirement Plan Services

Location: Rio II Gallery, 583 Riverside Drive (at West 135 Street), Penthouse 


Wednesday, October 26, 2011
6:30 PM

Marketing Strategies for Today's Artists, Entrepreneurs and Organizations

Moderator: Sheri Collins, Stylist/Brand Strategist, Every Body Wears Shoes

Panelists: Jessica Bellamy - Social Issues Communicator, City Of New York Manhattan Community Board 10, Catherine Ventura - Social Media Consultant/Strategic Thinker, Venn Diagram and Marva Allen - Founder, Hue-Man Bookstore & Cafe . Brought to you in collaboration with Hollis Group.

Location: Rio II Gallery, 583 Riverside Drive (at West 135 Street), Penthouse



Tuesday, October 25, 2011
6:30 PM
 
First Time Homebuyers Workshop

The workshop will introduce you to the home owner process: learn about various mortgage programs, the application process, appropriate credit score to get a mortgage and much more.

Presenters: James U. Notice, Esq, Principal Attorney, Notice Law, PLLC, Kirsten Palacios, President/Agent, Kirsten Palacios Agency, LLC, Phillipe Y. Paulino, Loan Officer, Chase and Cabiria Hylton, Program Development Specialist, West Harlem Group Assistance, Inc.

Location: Oberia D. Dempsey Multi-Service Center, 127 W 127 Street (between Malcolm X & Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd
)



Wednesday, October 19, 2011
6:30 PM

HARLEM Arts Alliance, Harlem Business Alliance and RAZR Marketing Present a Workshop:

Learn How to Make Your Money Go Further


The workshop will focus on the importance of creating and maintain personal budgets, beginning and maintaining a saving plan and using credit wisely.

Presenter: RAZR Marketing


Location: Harlem Business Alliance, 275 Lenox Avenue, 2nd Floor (between W 124/123 Sts)


Thursday, October 13, 2011
6:30 PM
 
Dramatic readings of Robert Miller's LA CRONICA: Our History as News

Mexican American history, filled with tragedy and triumph, comes alive through vivid reports of historical events as well as in the advertisements and personal notices of the times, read by Harlem actors. Directed by Jeremiah Kyle Drake.


Location: Taller Boricua, 1680 Lexington Avenue at East 106 Street


Tuesday, October 11, 2011
6:30 PM


Dramatic readings of Robert Miller's BLACK CHRONICLE: Our History as News

African American history comes alive through vivid, often thrilling, reports of historical events as well as in the advertisements and personal notices of the times, read by Harlem actors. Directed by Ward Nixon.


Location: Adam Clayton Powell Jr State Office Building, 163 West 125 Street, Art Gallery. Photo ID required to enter the building.



Thursday, October 6, 2011
6:30 PM


Basics of Fundraising, Including Corporate Sponsorship.

Attend this workshop to understand your organization's legal obligations when asking for and receiving cash and non-cash donations, including partnerships with for-profit companies.

Presenters: Judith Moldover, Senior Staff Attorney and Linda Manley, Legal Director Lawyers Alliance for New York
 
Location: Dwyer Cultural Center, 258 St. Nicholas Avenue, enter on West 123 Street



Thursday, September 29, 2011
6:30 PM

Basic Legal Issues Around Managing Human Resources Including Employees, Volunteers, Interns and Independent Contractors

In this workshop you'll learn some basic concepts to help your organization avoid legal hassles from using paid and unpaid workers.

Presenters: Judith Moldover, Senior Staff Attorney, Lawyers Alliance for New York

Location: Dwyer Cultural Center, 258 St. Nicholas Avenue, enter on West 123 Street



Tuesday, September 27, 2011
6:30 PM
  
Resources for Individual Artists

Representatives from New York Foundation for the Arts and Lower Manhattan Cultural Council will discuss the resources available to individual artists and the guidelines pertaining to these opportunities.

Presenters: Elena Dubas, Program Associate, NYFA Source and Kay Takeda Director, Grants & Services, LMCC

Location: Adam Clayton Powell Jr State Office Building, 163 West 125 Street, Room 8B. Photo ID required to enter the building.



Wednesday, September 21, 2011
6:30 PM


Meet the Lenders
Moderator: Dr. Dorothy McCray, VP, Amalgamated Bank


Panelists: Michelle Bhattacharyya, Director, NYC Business Solution, Rebecca Rodriquez, Columbia-Harlem, SBDC, Sharon Joseph, Co-owner, Harlem Lanes and Jennifer Edwards, President, Global Portfolio LTD. Brought to you in collaboration with Hollis Group

Location: Rio II Gallery, 583 Riverside Drive (at West 135 Street), Penthouse



Thursday, September 15, 2011

6:30 PM
 
HARLEM Arts Alliance, Harlem Business Alliance and RAZR Marketing Present a Workshop:


Learn How to Make Your Money Go Further


The workshop will focus on the importance of creating and maintain personal budgets, beginning and maintaining a saving plan and using credit wisely. Presenter: RAZR Marketing

Location: Harlem Business Alliance, 275 Lenox Avenue, 2nd Floor (between W 124/123 Sts)



September 12, 2011
6:30 PM

Multidisciplinary Artist Discussion: "Make Your Art Work”

Various Harlem Arts Alliance member artists share how they make their art work, how to seek and create opportunities and how to respond when opportunities find you.
Come share your success stories in this open artist forum.

Confirmed Speakers: Jaylene Clark, Harlem KW Project "Renaissance in the Belly of a Killer Whale", Sydnie L. Mosley, Sydnie Mosley Dances and "Window Sex Project", Jonathan McCrory, The Movement Theatre Company and Yvonne Simone, Jazz Vocalist

Location: Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Memorial Community Center's Auditorium, 34 West 134th Street (between Malcolm X Blvd & 5th Avenue)


May 19, 2011
6:00PM-8:00PM

HARLEM Arts Alliance, Seedco Financial & The Legal Aid Society Present:

Governance for Existing Nonprofit Arts Organizations


These critical issues will be discussed:

Creating a high-functioning board of directors;Adopting conflict of interest and other policies of law; Following best practices in fundraising; Implementing policies to promote financial responsibility;Using a nonprofit checklist to stay on track and out of trouble.

Presenter: Stephen Falla Riff, Esq., Community Development Project, Legal Aid Society

Location: Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Center,34 West 134th Street,New York, NY 10037


Wednesday May 18, 2011
6:30PM


HARLEM Arts Alliance Career Readiness for Teen Artists

FOR STUDENTS/YOUTH

This workshop will focus on resume building; effective interview techniques; and appropriate workplace conversation, styles, and conduct.

Presenter: Deloris Garland, former entertainment industry administrator.

Location: Lt. Joseph Kennedy Center, 34 W. 134th Street, New York, NY 10037


Monday, May 16, 2011
6:30 PM

Harlem Arts Alliance Theatre Group Presents:"Generating Heat"
A Forum on Securing Media Coverage for Your Theatre Work


Confirmed Panelists: Pat Stevenson, Harlem News Group; Victoria Horsford, Beacon Columnist; Herb Boyd; Devon Christopher, Bleu Magazine

Invited Panelists: NY1 and Amsterdam News

The Harlem Arts Alliance Theatre Group is an interest group of theatre producers, directors, theatre managers, performing artists, and dramatic writers. The group meets monthly to address issues that pertain to the development of their work and careers.

Location: Dwyer Culture Center, 258 St. Nicholas Avenue,(Enter on West 123rd Street)

FREE and Open to the General Public


Wednesday, April 13, 2011
6:30PM-8:30PM

Film/Television Marketing Workshop (please note the workshop will be at Harlem School of the Arts & not Dwyer Cultural Center)

Witnessing the Revolution: How media artists are using social media in marketing themselves and their work

Harlem Arts Alliance in collaboration with Stacy Lynch, Esq, Lillie Pop Law present a discussion with Warrington Hudlin, veteran Film/TV/Internet producer and media community organizer.

The discussion will be moderated by Lisa Collins, award-winning independent filmmaker, events/media producer and entertainment journalist.

Location: The Harlem School of the Arts, 645 Saint Nicholas Avenue, New York, NY 10030 -  
www.hsanyc.org


 


Wednesday, March 23, 2011
6:30PM-8:30PM

Music Marketing Workshop


A workshop for recording artist with Marketing and Promotion Representatives from partners of Lillie Pop . The workshop will focus on ways to market and promote yourself as an artist.

Gain insight on the five elements of a promotional plan: personal selling, advertising, sales promotion, direct marketing, publicity and creating of your brand.


Presenters: Naima Cochrane, Marketing Executive, Columbia Records and Apex, founder of "The Industry's Alternative"

Location: Dwyer Cultural Center, 258 St. Nicholas Avenue (enter on West 123 Street)

RSVP: rsvp@harlemaa.org


February 9, 2011
6:30-8:30pm

Marketing & Fundraising for Individuals and Small Non-profits


Workshop targeted to individuals and nonprofits in areas of online and offline marketing and fundraising with focus on copywriting and individual donor cultivation. The workshop will introduce new and established companies and organizations to current trends and tools for today's nonprofit environment.

Presenter: Hans E. Hageman, Hans Hageman & Associates, LLC

Location: Dwyer Cultural Center, 258 St. Nicholas Avenue (enter on West 123 Street)


January 6, 2011
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Twitter, Facebook, and Other Social Media Workshop

This workshop will discuss with established businesses and arts organizations topics such as: Facebook markup language, Facebook fan page engagement, Twitter for your business and Google web analytics.

With a "step by step" explanation of how to create an account and upload videos and pictures by connecting different social media tools, the audience will successfully be immersed and able to start using these tools.

Presenter: Eric Hamilton - Executive Director of the Web Academy and author of "Social Media Branding in the Age of Obama”.

Location:Dwyer Cultural Center, 258 St. Nicholas Avenue (enter on 123rd Street)


December 6, 2010
6:30-8:30pm

Securing Commercial Real Estate

Get the basics about searching for and potentially securing commercial property.

Become familiar with the key terms like commercial loan rates, commercial real estate attorney, commercial lenders and negotiating fine points.

Presenter: Stacy Lynch, Attorney, Lillie Pop Law Group.

Location: Dwyer Cultural Center, 258 St. Nicholas Avenue (enter on West 123 Street)