Alma Radio is devoted to spreading the transformative message of hope, faith, and love through the powerful medium of radio. Committed to serving the Spanish-speaking community, Alma Radio creates a sacred space on the airwaves where individuals can encounter God’s grace, find strength in their faith, and experience the joy of Christian fellowship. Through prayer, worship, and meaningful content, Alma Radio seeks to uplift, encourage, and equip its listeners for a purposeful life rooted in Christ.
The Fellow will help to secure financial support and partnerships to sustain and enhance the station’s operations.
City of New Haven Department of Arts and Culture
The Department of Arts and Culture assists, promotes, and encourages artists, arts and cultural organizations and events in New Haven while also serving as the steward for the municipal collection of globally inspired public art. By celebrating arts and culture, it becomes a catalyst for economic development, equitable civic engagement, and spiritual uplift.
The Fellow will assist the Department with the curation and management of partnerships in presenting localized Summer/Fall events.
Agency website: newhavenct.gov/arts
Elm Shakespeare Company
Over 28 years, Elm Shakespeare has offered free professional Shakespeare productions to over half a million people in Edgerton Park, and inspired 10,000 students with innovative, performance-based education programs. The company is dedicated to using the plays of Shakespeare – performed with artistic excellence by nationally recognized artists representative of the community’s wide diversity – to bring New Haven’s citizens together, no matter their economic status, race, sexual orientation, gender or cultural heritage.
The Production Management Fellow will work directly with the Producer on a host of production tasks including development of audience engagement programming to more deeply engage the community. The Fellow will learn and assist in much-needed support of the professional production, while working on meaningful outreach projects of their own.
Agency website: elmshakespeare.org
Ely Center of Contemporary Art
The Ely Center of Contemporary Art (ECOCA) operates in a historic house on Trumbull Street as a lively contemporary arts center. ECOCA serve both artists and audiences, and presents a rotating mix of experimental group and solo exhibitions, hosts live painting sessions, and free family art-making activities. The organization believes that artists contribute to the betterment of society, and that the arts intersect with almost every major issue in New Haven.
The Fellow will join a small hardworking team of artists and community organizers to help run the organization. The Fellow will select one or two projects that align with their interests and talents and serve as lead coordinator for those initiatives, representing the organization in the community. By the end of the summer, the Fellow will be a stronger advocate for the resources needed for the arts and culture to flourish in society.
Agency website: elycenter.org
Lost In New Haven
The mission of Lost In New Haven is to educate, inspire, and enrich the understanding of history though an immersive presentation of over 10,000 extraordinary artifacts. The collection presents the creativity and ingenuity of New Haveners over the past 400 years with exhibitions that celebrate history and culture through the materials of manufacturing, commerce, arts and everyday existence.
The museum is planning a phased opening in 2024. This timing provides an extraordinary opportunity to help launch a new museum while working directly with the executive director to digitize the museum’s collection and help establish a permanent inventory information and collection management system. This will entail photographing, researching, and describing the artwork, artifacts and exhibit installations for archival and PR purposes. Basic training in artifact photography will be provided.
Agency website: lostinnewhaven.com
New Haven Symphony Orchestra
The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) enriches the cultural landscape through exceptional performances and education programs that are accessible to residents from all walks of life. Innovative programming inspires deeper audience engagement and meaningful artistic and educational collaborations which increase the reach and impact of the Symphony. he fourth oldest orchestra in the US, NHSO has entertained New Haven audiences since 1895. Its concerts and education services reach an average of 40,000 listeners each season. An anti-racist organization, NHSO fights hate, racism, and bigotry in all forms through its words, music, and actions.
The Fellow can choose from one of two projects: expand on the accessibility work launched by a prior Fellow to achieve NHSO’s goal of making concerts easier to navigate, especially for the blind or those with mobility limitations and more welcoming to the neurodivergent; OR work with NHSO staff and Music Director to create a community engagement plan inviting new audiences to NHSO’s September 2024 Opening Night performance of Beethoven’s Symphony No.9.
Agency website: newhavensymphony.org