Week of March 23, 2018
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Institute for Community Action Training (ICAT) helps participants mobilize the arts as a vehicle for social change.

Spend a weekend learning time-tested tools to start, build, and expand your own arts and social justice program! Applications are open to dance and social service professionals.

ICAT participants will leave with:

  • In-depth knowledge of our four-part program model (details below)
  • A working understanding of intimate partner violence and other prevalent social issues
  • Techniques to effectively engage target populations and communities
  • Tangible workshop aids and resources (sample exercises, session structures, and Take Care Cards™)
  • Tips/tools for creating successful partnerships
  • Necessary skills for starting/expanding your own arts and social justice program

The application for the June 2018 Institute for Community Action Training is now open. Applications are due by Friday, May 11 at 2:00 pm.

June 21 – 24

Fee: $500
Limited Scholarships Available

For more information, please contact:

Yasemin Ozumerzifon, Senior Company & Community Action Manager
Gibney 280 Broadway (Entrance at 53 Chambers)
New York, NY 10007
Email: yasemin@gibneydance.org
Phone: 646 837 6809

ICAT is a breeding ground for compassion in the truest sense of the word.

2013 ICAT Participant