ROOTS Weekend: Jackson Travel Subsidies

ROOTS Weekend: Jackson
November 8-11, 2018 | Jackson, MS

If you are interested in attending ROOTS Weekend: Jackson and need financial assistance, please fill out the ROOTS Weekend Travel Subsidy Request Form. Requests are due Friday, August 31, 2018. We will award stipends on a rolling basis during the application period – we will disburse available funds from now until August 31 so participants are encouraged to apply early!

Travel subsidies are open to anyone interested in attending ROOTS Weekend: Jackson, which has a sliding scale registration fee. One of the goals of the ROOTS Weekend Series is to strengthen our membership in specific regions across the South. With this goal in mind, preference will be given to those who live in Mississippi, and the surrounding region, including Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Tennessee.

ROOTS Weekend: Jackson Travel Subsidy

Please list any organizations, movements, or campaigns with whom you work closely.

We are able to offer travel stipends up to $250. We ask that you request only what you need, so that we can support as many people as possible in attending ROOTS Weekend: Jackson. If selected, your travel subsidy check will be available at registration at ROOTS Weekend: Jackson. The participant will make their own arrangements for travel and lodging. If you are awarded a stipend and need the funds before your travel, you may contact the ROOTS office by Friday, October, 12, 2018. If you receive travel funds as a ROOTS Weekend presenter, you are not eligible to receive a travel subsidy.

Word Limit: 150

Attendees 18 or younger must be accompanied by an adult

Mark all that apply

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.