Far South Border North Grant

Far South Border North Grant

Asian Culture and Media Alliance (ACMA) awarded a Far South/Border North grant


[Southern California, September 5, 2023] The Asian Culture and Media Alliance (ACMA) is excited to announce its selection as one of the distinguished recipients of the coveted Far South/Border North (FSBN) grant. This esteemed grant, presented to artists and cultural practitioners, serves as a testament to ACMA’s commitment to harnessing the power of media, outreach, and engagement campaigns to address and amplify awareness of critical regional challenges. The FSBN grant program, awarded through a rigorous open-call competition, extends its support to individual artists, cultural practitioners, units of governments, and tribal governments, fostering collaboration among diverse talents from San Diego and Imperial counties.

Expressing her enthusiasm about this milestone achievement, ACMA’s Executive Director remarked, “I am thrilled that ACMA has been selected as a participant in the Far South/Border North grant program. My heartfelt gratitude goes out to our City, FSBN partners, and funders for this incredible opportunity. As the lead artist, I eagerly anticipate the year ahead and the opportunity to collaborate with fellow artists and cultural practitioners. Together, we aim to harness creativity to bring heightened awareness to local issues that matter.”

ACMA’s involvement in the FSBN grant program marks an exciting chapter in its mission to utilize media and the arts as powerful tools for fostering social change and addressing the pressing challenges faced by our communities.

For media inquiries or further information, please contact Shelley Kim. Email: shelley@acmasocal.org

Far South/Border North is a program of the City of San Diego and its regional partners, including Catalyst of San Diego & Imperial Counties, San Diego Regional Arts and Culture Coalition, and The
San Diego Foundation. This program is funded in part by a California Creative Corps grant from the California Arts Council, a state agency with additional support made possible by The Conrad
Prebys Foundation. For more information about FSBN, visit https://www.sandiego.gov/far-south-border-north

About Asian Culture and Media Alliance (ACMA)

ACMA’s mission in serving the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) communities is to advance the cause for cultural preservation, better equity, inclusion, and diversity through the power of media arts. Our Objective is to uplift our voices and commonalities by promoting the cultural arts that build bridges between diverse communities while inspiring future generations of diverse creators through our youth vocational media programs.

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