Today's Random Picks: From Photography in Ghana to Hip Hop in Massachusetts

From Flickr user Chris Willis (Creative Commons)

Every day, hundreds of new listings are added to our site, and it’s always amazing to see the variety of organizations, opportunities, and events that Idealist users can connect with. Let’s see what you (and we!) might be missing! I’ve decided to pick a few random listings each week and spotlight them here.

Today’s area of focus: Art, Architecture, Music

Organization: Baryshnikov Arts Center
Location: New York, New York, United States
In their own words: “BAC serves as a creative laboratory, meeting place, and performance space for a vibrant community of artists from around the world.”

Job: Hip Hop Instructor
Organization: United Teen Equality Center
In their own words: “UTEC reaches out to these young people through intensive street outreach, builds upon their unique strengths within a youth development framework, and creates opportunities to best support them in becoming agents of social change and organizers in the community.“

Volunteer Opportunity: Thai Village Handicraft Art Project
Organization: Mundo Exchange Organization
In their own words: “We team with local communities to provide global volunteers and financial aide to impoverished and rural community projects. We believe that cross-cultural participation and an equal exchange of ideas can help bring global understanding to those involved.”

Internship: Photographer – Ghana, West Africa
Organization: Women in Progress
In their own words: “Women in Progress works to achieve economic independence of women and alleviate poverty at a grassroots level in Ghana through the sustainable growth of small women-owned businesses.”

Event: Logan Heights Neighborhood Clean-Up!
Organization: BAME Renaissance Inc. (San Diego, CA)
Date: September 25, 2010
In their own words: “ BAME is a catalyst to promote and provide an opportunity for all sectors of the community to work collaboratively toward the goal of strengthening individuals, families, and neighborhoods through social and economic development.”


Search hundreds of other listings filed under Art, Architecture, and Music, or post an opportunity of your own.

[This blog entry appeared on an older version of Idealist; any broken links are a result of having re-launched our site in Fall 2010.]

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