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Terrence T
The Geneva Cliffs
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the project

The contributions to the global artistic collective which has emerged from the concrete jungles of the inner cities of our great nation are both immeasurable and undeniable. As scientists, mathematicians and doctors are held in high accord so should the Miles Davis', Nina Simone's, Jacob Lawrence's, Kara Walker's be also. We believe that through the arts many who might be left out of many a conversation find a voice, a cause, a medium of expression, a platform from which they can be Queen / or King and their "voice" and talents may be heard. 

Our Roots.Arts.Cultures Expo aims to do just that. Provide a platform, a voice a pedestal for the inner souls of our inner cities to shine and be heard.

the steps

  1. March 21st meet with The Families of Geneva Cliffs (steering committee)
  2. Produce marketing materials (signage and bulletins for display) and Complete web/digital portals (website, facebook, stc.)
  3. Meet with Sound and light engineer to discuss event specifics    
  4. Order Porta-Potties and other amenities to facilitate attendees needs
  5. Meet and Greet with this year's VOLUNTEERS to discuss event specifics.
    Assign team leaders and discuss roles, duties and responsibilities to ensure a successful, safe event.
  6. Meet & Greet with this year's PERFORMERS, SPEAKERS and PRESENTERS -- May 2018
  7. Engage with arts-men and arts-women who's talents will be on display.
  8. Confirm staging with vendor and lock in delivery and set up dates and time.
  9. Complete food vendor selection and meet to discuss menu to ensure a variety of delights for Expo patrons.

why we're doing it

Art influences by changing opinions, instilling values and translating experiences across cultural lines and divides. Art affects the fundamental sense of self. Expressions of one’s creative self through sculpture, music, literature and the other arts are often considered to be the repository of a society's collective memory and historical record.

The question should, in fact, be “Why wouldn’t we do it”?



Staging/Lighting $2,000

Sound Equipment & Engineer  $1,000

Children/Youth games and Entertainment $400

Artists | Speaker $1,000 (most will volunteer their work)

Food Refreshments $2,000

* Attendance for the day est @2000+ 

** We work with a team of 30+ VOLUNTEERS to make the day a success

ioby Platform Fee  $35
ioby Fiscal Sponsorship Fee (5%) $300
ioby Donation Processing Fee (3%) $180
TOTAL TO RAISE ON ioby= $6,515



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