A nonprofit arts organization cultivating ongoing fundamental relationships between artists and communities by celebrating self-expression as a basic human right essential for the healthy growth of youth, individuals and communities.
Stephen H. Baird, Founder and Executive Director

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Regarding: Community Arts Advocates Volunteer Opportunities

Architect(s) and/or Urban Planner(s) for Study and Expert Testimony on Pedestrian Safety and Street Performances for Civil Law Suits

Information: Stephen Baird, Executive Director

Telephone: 617-522-3407

Email: info@communityartsadvocates.org

WEB site: http://www.CommunityArtsAdvocates.org

Community Arts Advocates is searching for a volunteer architect(s) and urban planner(s) to document street artists in Cambridge, Boston and MBTA Subway Platforms. The primary goal of this Street Artists Urban Studies Project is to publish the study results and details on the Community Arts Advocates web site. Please review the web site pages on Street Arts & Buskers Advocates: Legal Issues and Model Regulations at http://www.BuskersAdvocates.org

This work will build on the work of William H. Whyte who was the expert witness for street artists in Federal Court Cases in Chicago, Illinois and Alexandria, Virginia. Please read Rediscovering the Center City (Doubleday 1988) by William H. Whyte for a greater understanding of the issues and scope. The Community Arts Advocates is considering First Amendment civil law suits on behalf of street performers and artists in Boston, Massachusetts and Baltimore, Maryland. The study will explore:

The Street Artists Urban Studies Project has no funding sources. Community Arts Advocates is willing to explore the options and feasibility of expanding the scope of the Street Artists Urban Studies Project through grant applications written in collaboration with the selected architect(s) and/or urban planner(s).

Please send a one page resume and letter of interest to Community Arts Advocates, PO Box 300112, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130-0030 or by email to info@communityartsadvocates.org

For additional information contact Stephen Baird, Executive Director at 617-522-3407 or email at mail@communityartsadvocates.org Web site: www.CommunityArtsAdvocates.org

Community Arts Advocates, Inc. is a nonprofit organization. Federal TIN 71-0877553

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