Astraea’s 40th Celebration: Seattle

Join Astraea in Seattle as we take our 40th-Anniversary celebration on the Road!

Join Astraea in Seattle as we take our 40th-Anniversary celebration on the Road!

On Tuesday, February 27th, 2018, from 6:00-9:00 PM, The Astraea Foundation for Justice will be celebrating 40 years of support for LGBTQI movements for justice worldwide with an intimate cocktail party in Seattle’s Washington Hall.

The evening will feature Astraea grantee partners from the Greater Seattle Area and Astraea Executive Director, J. Bob Alotta. Complimentary cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will also be served.

Astraea has a very strong base of support and presence in Seattle including our board member, Bookda Gheisar and our host committee who have worked very hard to support our events for the last two years: Mijo Lee, Hye-Kyung Kang, Rosa Peralta, Katrin Wilde, Emma Moreno, Cynthia Renfro, Radha Friedman, Naomi Ishisaka, Tracy Flynn

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For additional event details or to make a gift in support of Astraea in Seattle, contact:
Sally Troncoso
Development Officer for Special Events
Stroncoso@astraeafoundation.org
212.810.4155

awQward

awQward is a collective dedicated to the financial sustainability of trans & queer artists of color.

As performers, poet/educator J Mase III & poet/mc/percussionist Vita E. have toured the country and the world. Being featured for their solo work in such publications as Buzzfeed, Colorlines, the New York Times, the Root, the Huffington Post and more, these two together create a powerhouse of words, spit, drums and pure Black Trans Liberation. When these two are not on stage, they spend their days coordinating performances for, and negotiating fair wages for, the artists on the awQward talent roster. awQward being a collective dedicated to the financial sustainability of trans & queer artists of color, these two create a space not just to curate talented performers and orators, but to delve deeply into cooperative economics. In addition to their daily administrative work, these two provide free and low cost consultations to trans & queer artists of color seeking to turn their artistic skills into a workable career, as well as have provided numerous small emergency grants for trans artists of color in crisis.

2017 Global Arts Fund grant funded #BlackTransMagick, a full length show that will travel to LA, New Orleans, DC, New York & Philadelphia.