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1. Apply for Grilled Cheese Grant: Deadline Tuesday, March 1
Seniors at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee or the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design who are completing their senior exhibition projects in the areas of fine arts and/or design are invited to apply to receive funding from the Grilled Cheese Grant. The Grilled Cheese Grant, in partnership with the Milwaukee Artist Resource Network, was created as another way for graduating students to receive financial support for their projects outside of their institution. The application is due Tuesday, March 1. Application and more information can be found here. Those interested in donating to support the program, and in turn support Milwaukee’s emerging artists, can learn more about the program here.
2. Paid civic engagement opportunity for Southeast Asian young people: Deadline Wednesday, March 2
The Hmong American Women’s Association is looking for Southeast Asian young people from the ages of 18 to 30 years old to participate in its Civic Engagement Cohort. This is a paid opportunity for young people to enhance their skillset around organizing Milwaukee’s Southeast Asian community. Applicants do not need prior experience and Southeast Asian women, girls, queer and trans folks are strongly encouraged to apply. The deadline to apply is 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 2. More details and application can be found here.
3. Nomunication feat. Saké and Anime: Wednesday, March 2 and every Wednesday in March
Fans of saké and anime will love this recurring event at Nō Studios, where saké cocktails and buy-one-get-one flights are paired with popular anime. This month’s anime is Assassination Classroom. The event runs every Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Nō Studios, located at 1037 W. McKinley Ave. More information can be found here.
4. Healing the Hurt Women’s Circle and Healing Voices Men’s Talking Circle: Thursday, March 3 and ongoing on Thursdays
Female patients of Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center are invited to this 14-week group that will provide a safe, private and supportive space to begin healing the invisible hurts caused from abuse. Those who are not currently patients can register by contacting Deborah Black at (414) 316-5046 to sign up for the group. The first meeting runs from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 3 at the Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center, located at 930 W. Historic Mitchell St. More information can be found here.
For registered male patients, the Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center also is hosting a biweekly Healing Voices Men’s Talking Circle and All Nations Men’s Drum Circle on alternating Thursdays. The Healing Voices Men’s Talking Circle will take place this Thursday, March 3 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at 930 W. Historic Mitchell St. For more information, contact Daniel Preston at 414-316-5048.
Employ Milwaukee is hosting multiple job fairs hiring for school bus drivers, cafeteria workers, technology training for young adults and more. Events take place primarily on the Northwest Side of Milwaukee all week. More information about each event can be found here.