8 Projects Selected to Pitch at The LGBTQ+ Spark Dinner
After an awesome round of submissions, the following eight (8) teams will share their idea during The Spark dinner party for a chance tor receive a micro-grant provided through the ticket revenue and votes of attendees. The recipient will also receive an additional $500 due to the gracious support of The Pulitzer.
The following projects will present during The Spark (see all):
- Flower Boi Spa Day by Jae Shepard & Charles Buchanan
- TRANScribeLIVES by Aja Owens
- ELEMENTAL INTEGRATED HEALING ARTS DESIGNS by Eileen Cheong
- Nea Neutral by Laura Soehngen
- QTPOC STL Scholarship Fund by LadyAshley Gregory
- Thread of Connection by Feverish Child / Gloria Day
- #CityPrideSTL by Caitlin Lally
- What Would an HIV Doula Do? by Molly Pearson & Ted Kerr
Join in to celebrate and support these awesome arts & culture projects on Saturday, June 2 (5pm–7pm at The Pulitzer). Get your tickets in advance, invite a friend, and learn more about the event via Facebook and our FoodSpark website.
Elemental Integrated Healing Arts Designs is a program by art therapist, Eileen Cheong, that provides Art Therapy for Burnout Relief among Social Activists and Caregiving Professionals who are can be most vulnerable to compassion fatigue.
Masculine spa day to explore the true foundation of a healthy uncolonized masculinity through the embracing of femininity for queer and trans masculine-of-center people of color.
TRANScribeLIVES is a poetically visual advocacy project that will use the art of poetry, photography and videography to capture the humanistic attributes of individuals within the TRANS community.
Nea Neutral is a gender-neutral clothing consignment store, resource center for LGBTQ+ teens in St. Louis, and coffee shop all-in-one.
It is our goal to create future QTPOC leadership of tomorrow for our organization, for St. Louis, and beyond. To do this we want to create a scholarship fund that helps members of QTPOC:STL attend conferences and workshops that center LGBTQ+ work.
At the heart of it all is the celebration of vulnerability and the recognition of how much impact connection within a community can have on our human existence.
When you wear a City Pride t-shirt, you are celebrating what makes you proud to be a part of the thriving LGBTQ community in St. Louis.
The WHAT WOULD AN HIV DOULA DO? (WWHIVDD) collective is a North American community of people joined in response to the ongoing AIDS Crisis.