This is the Moment!

submission by malathisiyengar

About Your Organization

Organization name(s):

Rangoli Foundation for Art & Culture

Organization website:

rangoli.org

Organization Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rangoli-Dance-Company/331420330066

Describe your organization (check only one):

Nonprofit organization

For-profit organization

Government

Individual

Please Describe Yourself (check only one):

Solo actor (just us on this project!)

Proposed collaboration (we want to work with partners!)

Collaboration (partners are signed up and ready to hit the ground running!)

IN ONE SENTENCE, PLEASE DESCRIBE WHAT YOUR ORGANIZATION DOES.

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We create, teach, present, and produce Indian classical dance, music, and visual arts

Please write a sample tweet to describe your submission.

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Intercultural stories, dance, music, and visual arts!

Which area(s) of LA does your project benefit? Check all that apply.

Central LA

East LA

South LA

San Gabriel Valley

San Fernando Valley

South Bay

Westside

Other:

If other, please specify.:

Orange County and Ventura County

DOES YOUR PROJECT IMPACT LOS ANGELES COUNTY? Check only one.

Yes (benefits all of LA County)

Yes (benefits a region of LA County)

Yes (benefits a population of LA County)

No

WHAT IS YOUR IDEA/PROJECT IN MORE DETAIL?

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I like to propose a project where artists from various cultures will engage and collaborate in a project to create dance, music, and share stories.

WHAT WILL YOU DO TO IMPLEMENT THIS IDEA/PROJECT?

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I would like to collaborate with appropriate artists from various groups and ensembles, and solo artists to come together to engage in something that can be profound and creative! This will not only represent each participant's cultural background and artistry, but also appreciate and foster the other.

HOW WILL YOUR IDEA/PROJECT HELP MAKE LA THE BEST PLACE TO CREATE TODAY? IN 2050?

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This project will represent what Los Angeles is, a multicultural society that is meant to live vibrantly, and share our resources, culture, and customs. This is a common platform for people to come together in a special way.

WHOM WILL YOUR PROJECT BENEFIT? PLEASE BE SPECIFIC.

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The project will benefit especially the youth ,and create cultural awareness and foster tourism, and tolerance among us.

How will your project impact the LA2050 "CREATE" metrics?

Employment in creative industries

Arts establishments per capita

Concentration of manufacturing activity in LA

Federal research grant funding

Patents per capita

Jobs per capita

Minority- and women-owned firms

Gini coefficient

Number of high-growth startups

Venture capital investment

Measures of cultural and global economic influence (“soft power”) (Dream Metric)

Recruiting and retention rates at local higher education institutions (Dream Metric)

Percentage of graduates from local higher education institutions that remain in LA County 5 years after graduating (Dream Metric)

Unemployment rates (and opportunities) for the formerly incarcerated (Dream Metric)

Other:

Please elaborate on how your project will impact the above metrics.:

The project will create jobs and involve minority and women leaders.

PLEASE IDENTIFY ANY PARTNERS OR COLLABORATORS WHO WILL WORK WITH YOU ON THIS PROJECT.

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I have worked with the following artists in the past. None of them is confirmed, although I am sure we will all come together to participate and contribute.

Some Collaborators are listed here:
Linda Yudin
Christopher Taylor
John Krovoza
Ronald Burton
Dulce Capadocia
Eileen Cooley

The three critical factors:
Open mindedness
Desire to learn from the other and contribute
Be inclusive and share

PLEASE SELECT WHICH OTHER LA2050 GOALS ARE RELEVANT TO YOUR PROJECT OR ORGANIZATION (CHECK ALL THAT APPLY):

LA is the best place to LEARN

LA is the best place to CONNECT

LA is the healthiest place to LIVE

LA is the best place to PLAY

PLEASE EXPLAIN HOW YOU WILL EVALUATE YOUR PROJECT.

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Audience and participants will let me know via e mails, reviews, phone messages, and written evaluations.

WHAT TWO LESSONS HAVE INFORMED YOUR SOLUTION OR PROJECT?

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Curiosity and Coexisting

EXPLAIN HOW IMPLEMENTING YOUR PROJECT WITHIN THE NEXT TWELVE MONTHS IS AN ACHIEVABLE GOAL.

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With nearly 30 years of experience in the arts field, I am realistic about the time required to conceive and implement. This is an achievable goal.

PLEASE LIST AT LEAST TWO MAJOR BARRIERS/CHALLENGES YOU ANTICIPATE. WHAT IS YOUR STRATEGY FOR ENSURING A SUCCESSFUL IMPLEMENTATION?

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My strategy is to plan, engage collaborators, hold several preliminary meetings, and implement necessary steps to go forward with the project.

WHAT RESOURCES DOES YOUR PROJECT NEED? (CHECK ALL THAT APPLY)

Money (financial capital)

Volunteers/staff (human capital)

Publicity/awareness (social capital)

Infrastructure (building/space/vehicles, etc.)

Education/training

Technical infrastructure (computers, etc.)

Community outreach

Network/relationship support

Quality improvement research

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