20th CONCERT OF COLORS DELIVERS
A MOTOR CITY THROWDOWN
George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Detroit Symphony wsg Wu Man & Eric Jacobsen, Don Was Detroit Jazz Revue lead lineup
All performances FREE and open to the public.
Click HERE to view the complete schedule for all venues, read artist bios and find links to artist websites and videos.
Click HERE to download the 20th Concert of Colors anniversary poster
Attention all Michigan Youth with an Artistic Flair!
2012 System of Care Conference Art Contest for Youth
CALL FOR ENTRIES
Contest Deadline: Monday, June 4th, 2012
The Statewide System of Care Conference Planning Committee is sponsoring a conference art contest, and you are invited to enter! If you are a youth who receives services for mental health challenges, then you understand the importance of Systems of Care (SOC) Values and Principles and we invite you to create and share your original artwork that represents those Values and Principles.
Of the many wonderful submissions the Conference Planning Committee receives, one piece of artwork is chosen as the “conference art” for the Statewide System of Care Conference. The selected artwork is showcased on the cover of the conference agenda booklet, and may also be shown on other promotional materials or online.
This year’s 2-day, Statewide System of Care Conference titled, Michigan: Building and Supporting Systems that Care, will be held October 24-25, 2012 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center in Lansing.
The designer of the conference artwork chosen to be featured will receive: a $50.00 gift certificate, free registration to conference activities, name recognition within the conference brochure, and recognition by the Conference Planning Committee at the conference. All other entries will be showcased at the conference.
This contest is open to all youth ages 21 or under concerned about the quality of services to children and youth with mental health challenges and their families. Youth may enter as many pieces of artwork as they’d like.
How to Enter:
Please complete the attached entry form. Submit the form along with your original artwork to Advocacy Services for Kids by Monday, June 4th.
Rules for Entry:
· Artwork must be submitted on standard white paper. Artwork not submitted on standard white, 8 ½” by 11” paper cannot be accepted.
· Artwork must incorporate at least one of the System of Care Principles or Values. See attached system of care information sheet for more information.
· Artwork must be able to be copied/printed in both color and black and white.
· All entries must be received by Monday, June 4th. Late entries cannot be accepted.
Artwork may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to:
Advocacy Services for Kids
414 E. Michigan Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
The Conference Planning Committee will select the artwork to be used on conference materials, and the artist will be notified by Monday, August 1, 2012.
For more information or questions:
Please contact Kristina Dristy at 269-343-5896 or by email at email@example.com
1. Wake Forest University has an opportunity for minority students to attend its MBA program for FREE, and so far, the response has been very poor. Please pass along this opportunity to your friends, families. This is a great school and a tremendous opportunity to attend a top graduate school.
The contact person is: Derrick S. Boone, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Marketing, Rm. 3139 Worrell Professional Center, Babcock Graduate School of Management – Wake Forest University WINSTON SALEM NC 27109-8738 email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call toll free at (866) 925-3622.
2. Black Male Teachers needed. Do you know any Black Males who are seniors in high school who want to go to college out of state for FREE? The “CALL ME MISTER” program is offered by 4 historically black colleges in South Carolina, Benedict College, Chaflin University, Morris College and South Carolina State University – visit the www.callmemister.clemson.edu/ for online application or call 1.800.640.2657 for more details.
3. Harvard University is offering free tuition to families of HONOR STUDENTS if their income is less than $125,000 per year. Visit www.fao.fas.harvard.edc or call 617.495.1581 for more information.
4. Syracuse University School of Architecture is desperately seeking young women and men of color interested in pursuing a 5 year professional degree in Architecture. Contact: Mark Robbins, Dean School of Architecture, 201 Slocum Hall, Syracuse, NY 13244-1250 at (315) 443-256. Or visit: www.soa.syr.edu/indes.php
5. APPLY NOW – If you have/know young adults between the ages of 18-31 with a High School Diploma the Federal Aviation Association is taking applications for Air Traffic Controller School. For more information please visit the website www.faa.gov/jobs_opportunities/airtrafficcontroller/
6. The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is offering two scholarships. The undergraduate transfer scholarship offers $30,000 per year to community college students to complete their bachelor’s degrees at a four-year college or university. The application is on line and the deadline is December 6th. The Foundation’s graduate Art Award provides up to $50,000 to students or recent alumni with exceptional creativity and for up to three years at an accredited graduate school. The online application will be available November 1st.
Register For the 2012 Earth Week Celebration here: Earth Week Registration Form
A free concert to entertain and educate singers, speakers and others in the community will be held Monday, April 16 in Detroit to celebrate the 5th annual World Voice Day.
Hosted by the Henry Ford Medical Center for the Performing Artist, this year’s celebration, “Make Your Voice Count,” will be held from 6:30 – 9 p.m. at the Virgil H. Carr Cultural Arts Center, located at 311 E. Grand River, 313-965-8430.
The event will include performances by local artists Rumya Honasoge, Christina Dastolfo, Natalie Cochran, 4GVN, and The Reflections.
Experts with the Henry Ford Medical Center for the Performing Artist also will be at the event to discuss proper voice care for performers. The group provides medical and speech pathology services to performers and those at risk for straining their voices due to their professional or private activities, such as singing, lecturing, teaching, broadcasting, and those talking for long periods of time.
“Make Your Voice Count” is free and open to the public. Seating is limited and reservations are required by April 12. Call (313) 916-8088 or email email@example.com to register.
To learn more about voice care services offered by the Henry Ford Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery and the Henry Ford Medical Center for the Performing Artist, go to www.henryford.com.
Luella Hannan Foundation
4750 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48201
3 blocks south of the DIA
One Mic, Your Voice, Your World – Your Stage
Door Opens at 7pm
Open Mic Starts at 7:30pm
… This event is free!!!!!!! Can’t promise that on the next one though!
Youth Illuminate! Applications will be available for those who want to better their skills as a poet, learn how to create their own cd and chapbook and compete for a chance to earn a computer in the process. More info coming soon!
For more information please contact Jamii Tata at firstname.lastname@example.org.
By the way, there will be 3 mics, speakers, music and refreshments