ROOTS is Hiring: Regranting Programs Associate (Part-Time)

  January 19, 2021 | ROOTS Staff    Alternate ROOTS supports the creation and presentation of original art that is rooted in community, place, tradition, or spirit. We are a group of artists, and cultural organizers based in the U.S.

ROOTS is Hiring: Partnerships Programs Associate (Part-Time)

  January 19, 2021 | ROOTS Staff   Alternate ROOTS supports the creation and presentation of original art that is rooted in community, place, tradition, or spirit. We are a group of artists, and cultural organizers based in the U.S.

2020: What a Year. Reflections, Funder Thanks & New Short Film

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Click HERE to watch the Remembering, the Now. Conceived and directed by Melisa Cardona, Poem by Jonathan Clark.   December 17, 2020   2020. What a year.    When we chose The Fierce Urgency of Now as our 2020 theme,

Solidarity Fund 2.0

We’re leaning into the strength of our community during this uncertain time. Photo: Melisa Cardona.   Applications Now Open & Donations Now Accepted! In March 2020, we introduced the Solidarity Fund in response to the enormous impact the pandemic was

Michelle Ramos

MICHELLE RAMOS she/her/hers Vision Keeper [Executive Director] michelle@alternateroots.org Dr. Michelle Ramos brings a deep and incredibly robust diversity of experience to role as Executive Director of Alternate Roots. Her background includes most recently working in criminal justice reform as Project

Wendy Shenefelt

Wendy Shenefelt she/her/hers Professional Auntie [Cultural Organizing Director] wendy@alternateroots.org The Programs Director executes the overall management, design, implementation, administration and evaluation of ROOTS Week and ROOT S Weekends, and our regranting program, Artistic Assistance. ROOTS Week is Alternate ROOTS’ signature

Paige Heurtin

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Paige Heurtin she/her/hers Caretaker, Peacemaker & Implementer [Operations Director] paige@alternateroots.org Paige’s main responsibilities are paying the bills, ordering the post it notes, and making sure the office is running smoothly. Paige takes care of the daily accounting for Alternate ROOTS,

Nicole Gurgel-Seefeldt

Nicole Gurgel-Seefelt she/her/hers Communications Orchestrator & Story Strategist [Communications Director] nicole@alternateroots.org As the Communications Manager, Nicole implements the strategy for all internal and external communications. Working closely with Programs and

Mel Cardona

MELISA (Mel) CARDONA they/them/theirs & she/her/hers Platforms Whisperer & Visual Story Alchemist [Communications Specialist] melisa@alternateroots.org Mel is a first generation queer Latinx self-taught artivist who grew up between Atlanta, GA and her parents native land of Colombia. They cut their

Aimee McCoy

Aimee McCoy she/her/hers Oracle of Synthesis [Operations Manager] aimee@alternateroots.org Aimee McCoy is Co-founder of The Artizen Company (TAC), a theater and film company based in Georgia. Since 2013, she has served as managing director and co-artistic director, regularly taking on

Clarissa Crawford

Clarissa Crawford she/her/hers Partnerships & Process Road Opener [Director of Strategic Partnerships]  clarissa@alternateroots.org Clarissa is a producer who facilitates creative processes by curating content, opportunities, and access to resources for artists. She is also a seasoned project manager who has

Alternate ROOTS supports the creation and presentation of original art that is rooted in communities of place, tradition or spirit. We are a group of artists and cultural organizers based in the South creating a better world together. As Alternate ROOTS, we call for social and economic justice and are working to dismantle all forms of oppression—everywhere.