Creative Community Health Worker Fellowship!

Deadline to Apply January 23, 2020!

New Open Call to Artists: Creative Community Health Worker Fellowship

The City of Providence invites artists with social practice to participate in a new pilot training in Artist Facilitation and Community Health Work followed by a three-month residency in a community-based organization. The City will provide a cohort of five  Providence-based artists 70 plus hours of training under Dr. Dannie Ritchie, Director of Community Health Innovations of Rhode Island (CHI-RI) and three Artist-Facilitators, Laura Brown-Lavoie, Vatic Kuumba and Valerie Tutson. This pilot program is designed to support artists to become RI certified Community Health Workers, expanding the impact of the arts on addressing social determinants of health.

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The deadline to apply is January 23, 2020.