The Executive Committee of Alternate ROOTS proposes to make the following amendment to the By Laws:
Motion to Amend the ROOTS By Laws from
ARTICLE IV. BOARD OF DIRECTORS
It would be in the best interests of an organization with a mission like ROOTS to facilitate that technology becoming available cost effectively to ROOTS organizations.
There are a couple of different scenarios and business models that would support something like that.
National Dance Project Accepting Applications for Production Grants
Posted on October 29, 2009Deadline: March 2, 2009 (Round 1 Application)Administered by the New England Foundation for the Arts, the National Dance Project provides a system of support for contemporary dance by supporting the creation (production) and engagement (touring) of dance in the United States and beyond. NDP's production grants fund the creation of new dance work that
Many ROOTS members are not writers as their first discipline, but we communicate every day through email, proposals, etc. Please take a few minutes to review the most frequent violations of the English language spotted in ROOTS communiqués.
Its – is a possessive. For example, “its place,” “its function,” “its proper usage…”
Loose Change: a literary collection of community voices
WonderRoot, a non-profit organization located in Reynoldstown announces the launch of a new literary and visual art magazine called Loose Change. Loose Change is a publication that strives to facilitate a supportive artistic environment for those who seek to express themselves in the world of literary and visual arts. We are devoted to allowing participants to explore their craft, allowing range of language and medium while participating in an evolving dialogue. We are committed to being a nurturing theater of learning for those who seek aesthetic growth.
Jo Carson, a founding member of Alternate ROOTS, is in the midst of a pitched battle with colon cancer.Jo has been a self-supporting artist for more than 30 years. Since quality, affordable health insurance is extremely difficult for independent artists to obtain, the insurance coverage Jo has is utterly insufficient to her current need – her policy will cover her surgery, but not the extensive chemotherapy and radiation she is currently under-going.
You can help by making a donation through ROOTS to Jo's Medical Expenses Campaign. Please click here to make that important contribution.
Columbus Day, Indians and public protests. The thrill of a modern day uprising. It’s the only day of the year when we can gather in droves in front of state and federal municipalities and release the voice of the grandfather drum without fear of tear gas, bullets or arrest. It’s a public performance that puts the best of Boal to shame. At the end of the day, everyone goes home in one piece, happy there were no scalps lost or taken, no arrows or bullets fired, no wagons burned. It is a true non-violent, intercultural exchange. Times have changed.
i have some good news. there is now a tutorial up on the website that goes over the website and all of the fabulous tools that are available to folks. please check it out:
if for some reason you cannot view it, it might be that you are not current in your membership dues. if that is the case, you can renew your membership here:
If you attended the Annual Meeting, you may remember that among other suggestions that could help ROOTS, we suggested that members could donate frequent flyer miles. This would allow us to do the necessary travel to raise funds for programs and services, and save money in our budget!
Please contact us at the office if you or someone you know has extra miles you'd like to share:
Keryl McCord, Managing Director, email@example.com, 404-577-1079
Thanks for your continued support.
It's a time for people who work in technology to get back in touch with their communities and make a difference.
This year jellobrain.com and friends are going to be focusing in New Orleans between September 21st - 27th.