SPONSORSThe Intercultural Alliance of Artists & Scholars, Inc. (IAAS)  has been funded by the following donors and sponsors:

2013: 2Leaf Press Fundly FundraiserDonna Aiken, Yvonne Aiken, Usha Akella, Stephanie Agosto, Jon Andersen, Maria Luisa Arroyo, Sekou Molefi Baako, Kimberly Banks, Vagabond Beaumont, Lynn Bloom, Virtual Boricua, Naydene Brickus, Carolyn Butts, J.J. Campbell, Georgiana Cleary, Francis Coughlin, Paula Cruickshank, Gabrielle David, Alison Desir, Lucia Desir, Carmen Ferradans, Hermes Forbes, Xiomara Forbez, Lee Francis, Brandi Henderson, James Herring, Bob Holman, Lawrence La Fountain, Lyah LeFlore, Angela Magnan, Michael Mahoney, Kenneth Mcclane, Jesús Papoleto Meléndez, Eva Miller, Taiji Miyagawa, Myrna E Nieves, Marina Ortiz, Efrain Ortiz Jr, Shenan Prestwich, Claire Raymond, Garrett Riggs, Ofelia Robinson, LeShannon Spencer, Angela Sternreich, Brian Stross, Carol K. Taylor, Jose Torres, Wendy Vardaman, Amber West, Adam Wier.

2011: The 1st Annual phati’tude African American Literary Festival was held at the Queens Library’s Langston Community Library & Cultural Center in Corona, New York. It was co-sponsored by Queens Library’s Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center, with grants received from the New York State Council on the Arts, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, New York City Council Discretionary Grant from Councilmember Julissa Ferreras, Queens Library, Library Action Committee of Corona-East Elmhurst, Inc. and private donations and contributions. Sponsors for The Intercultural Alliance of Artists & Scholars, Inc. (IAAS) include  National Writers Union (NWA), HarperCollins Publishers, Scholastic, Inc., Duke University Press, Pepsi Bottling Company of New York and Frito-Lay, with funding made possible, in part, by the Queens Council on the Arts with public funding from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and private donations and contributions.

2004: phati’tude Literary TV Show (formerly “phatLiterature”) was co-sponsored by AfterDark CATV Productions, Inc., and the Langston Hughes Community Library & Cultural Center, with grants and funding received by the New York State Council on the Arts, New York State Education Department, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Queens Library (formerly the “Queens Borough Public Library”), the Queens Borough President’s Office, the Library Action Committee of Corona-East Elmhurst, Inc., Queens Council on the Arts, Astoria Federal Savings and Flushing Savings Bank. The website was made possible by the Queens Council on the Arts with support made possible through the JPMorgan Chase Arts and Culture Regrants Program, and private contributions and fund raising events.

2002: phati’tude Literary TV Show (formerly “phatLiterature”) was co-sponsored with an in-kind grant from Queens Public Television (QPTV), with grants and funding received by the the Langston Hughes Community Library & Cultural Center, Queens Library (formerly the “Queens Borough Public Library”), New York State Council on the Arts, the Library Action Committee of Corona-East Elmhurst, Inc., and private contributions and fund raising events.

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