WILDFIRES, HURRICANES, FLOODING, SHOOTINGS, RIOTS Over the last 25 years, the number of arts and culture communities and creative economies around the country that have experienced the devastating impact of a large-scale human-made or natural disaster has risen dramatically. Whenever catastrophic events have occurred, there have been enormous, and often permanent losses. -The Cultural Placekeeping Guide, NCAPER, 2017
Crisis Analysis & Mitigation (CAM) Coaching Program: a nationwide network of arts responders trained to coach distressed communities in developing or expanding mitigation efforts using the arts and creativity. Support comes from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation.
The deadline to apply is November 14, 2022.
Applications and more information is available on the Air website.
Twelve people will be selected for the 2023 CAM Coach Training. Precedence will be given to applicants from states that are not currently represented. Coaches should be arts administrators (any creative discipline) who are employed in a national, state, or local arts agency or organization with the ability to add arts responder duties to their job responsibilities for at least one year.