American Apparel unveils new t-shirt benefiting Los Angeles’ immigrant community

Posted by on Apr 29, 2015 in Benefit, General

American Apparel unveils new t-shirt benefiting Los Angeles’ immigrant community

GritoBlast! American Apparel today announced its latest effort to support Los Angeles’ immigrant community. The largest clothing manufacturer in North America has unveiled its limited edition Immigration Integration™ t-shirt with 20 percent of proceeds from sales to support the New Americans Opportunity Fund, established by the California Community Foundation (CCF). The Fund supports nonprofit organizations that serve immigrants eligible for the Deferred Action for...

Read More »

Three $50,000 Cash Awards for Young Immigrant Theatre Professionals

Posted by on Apr 13, 2015 in General, Theatre

Three $50,000 Cash Awards for Young Immigrant Theatre Professionals

GritoBlast! — The Vilcek Foundation has selected the field of theatre as the awards category for the 2016 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in the Arts. Three foreign-born theatre professionals will be chosen to receive the prizes, each comprising an unrestricted cash award of $50,000. The Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise honor young immigrants who have demonstrated exceptional creative achievements early in their careers. Applicants must: have been born abroad; be...

Read More »

Friends of the American Latino Museum extend deadline for 2015 Campaign Design Contest

Posted by on Apr 13, 2015 in Contest, General

Friends of the American Latino Museum extend deadline for 2015 Campaign Design Contest

GritoBlast! — For the fourth year running, Friends of the American Latino Museum are giving supporters the opportunity to help create the vision for the American Latino Museum campaign. This year’s theme is “Latinos who Inspire.” The winning design will serve as the central image for promotional materials, online imaging, and posters. Thousands of posters will be distributed through a national media campaign that will include distribution at major Latino...

Read More »

Scholarship for students with disabilities pursuing media-related degrees open till April 24, 2015

Posted by on Apr 10, 2015 in General, Scholarships

Scholarship for students with disabilities pursuing media-related degrees open till April 24, 2015

GritoBlast! — The American Association of People with Disabilities is accepting applications for the 2015 NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship. Four scholarships are being offered, which can be used for the spring, summer, or fall semesters of 2015, to 2nd-year associate students; undergraduate sophomores, juniors, and seniors; and graduate students with disabilities who are pursuing communication or media-related degrees. Each recipient will receive $5,625 for the...

Read More »