YWCA Receives Healing Art Grant From Indiana Arts Commission

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YWCA Receives Healing Art Grant From Indiana Arts Commission

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For Immediate Release
Contact Tracy Hurd
765-427-4119
A person stands with their back to the camera, viewing a gallery wall full of framed art. Two logos are situated in the bottom left corner: Indiana Arts Commition and Tippecanoe Arts Federation.
A guest views the artwork at the 2019 EXPRESSIONS: A Survivors’ Gallery, held at West Lafayette Public Library.

YWCA Greater Lafayette is among the recipients of $2.8 million in grants approved by the Indiana Arts Commission and announced Monday morning. for community-based arts projects. The grants allocate state and federal funds to support organizations and projects in 2021.

The award of $2,910 to YWCA Greater Lafayette will be used to purchase art supplies for the “Expressions” art workshops conducted by the Domestic Violence Intervention and Prevention Program. Works of art created in the therapeutic sessions for clients who have survived domestic violence, sexual assault and other trauma will be featured in “Expressions: A Survivor’s Gallery” at the Tippecanoe Arts Federation from April 25 through May 21, 2021.

Other local organizations receiving grants include the city of West Lafayette, Lafayette Transitional Housing, Joyful Journal Adult Day Service and Wabash Center.

For more information about the Expressions support group, call 765-423-7009

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About YWCA Greater Lafayette

YWCA has served the community since 1929 and continues to be committed to the empowerment of the women, girls, and people of color we serve. To learn more about our programming, visit www.ywcalafayette.org.