EMERGENCY SUPPORT UPDATE

FMF COVID-19 EMERGENCY SUPPORT In response to COVID-19 and the many community members affected by loss of income, the Frankie Manning Foundation opened applications for Emergency Support on March 27th and with the deadline closing last Thursday, April 9th. We’ve received application for Emergency Support from Lindy Hop professionals all over the world. Several of […]

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Applications are now open – Emergency Support Program

🚨 EMERGENCY SUPPORT PROGRAM 🚨 APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN The Frankie Manning Foundation Emergency Support Program provides financial assistance for Full-time Lindy Hop professionals who have had unanticipated loss of income because of cancellations due to the COVID-19 outbreak and are now having difficulties paying for food, rent, medical bills, childcare, and other basic necessities. WHO CAN […]

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Situating the Frankie Manning Foundation within the Context of Community Archives

Guest post by Zoë Webb Click here to view the document   Existing literature is full of many, many articles attempting to define “community,” “archives,” and “community archives,” and exploring the reasons for–and value of–community archives. To sum up these articles, community archives exist because the community concerned feels either underrepresented or misrepresented within mainstream […]

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