Sunday, October 30, 2016
FAWK wins Knight Arts Challenge Grant
Congratulations to Saymoukda Duangphouxay Vongsay, May Lee-Yang and Naomi Ko, who were recently awarded a Knight Arts Challenge grant of $45,000. Their project: using comedy to “clap back at microaggressions” as part of their “Empowering Asian Women Through Comedy” project under the group name of Funny Asian Women…K (FAWK) The Knight Arts Challenge funds the best ideas for engaging and enriching communities through the arts. In 2016, They were giving away a total of $8 million to grassroots ideas in four cities: Akron, Ohio, Detroit, South Florida and St. Paul, Minnesota.