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The AWFC is proud to announce the AWFC Care Program:
An always-open, ongoing, allyship program for composer parents and care-givers.

Please join Board member Jenna Fentimen as she introduces the program, alongside Board member Daisy Coole who will moderate an open discussion about this incredibly important topic: composing and care-giving.

AWFC CARE PROGRAM

75% of unpaid care-work falls to women worldwide. If you are finding the prospect of balancing care-giving and composing daunting, or are looking for like-minded composer parents, care-givers and role models to talk to, please consider signing up as a 'Care-Giver' below. If you have experienced parenting or care-giving and would like to be able to share any support, wisdom and encouragement, please sign up as a 'Ally' below. What do you wish someone had told you that you could pass on?

This program is always open. Care-giving covers parenting, but also the care of older adults, or those who are not able to care for themselves independently because of disability, disease, mental health conditions, etc.

If you would like to be an AWFC Care Ally, please sign up today! And as soon as a Care-Giver signs up who will be a great pairing, we will be in touch to see if you have the time to begin your journey of once-a-month meet-ups, virtually, or in person if possible.

Allies - if we reach out, and you are too busy, that's absolutely fine. We may try again, if another Care-Giver signs up. If you would like to be removed from the list at any time, just let us know.

Care-Givers, please sign up AT THE MOMENT THE PROGRAM WOULD BE MOST HELPFUL TO YOU, and we will find you your perfect Ally partnership asap.

We will set up an initial meeting via email for new pairs. We would advise that you 'meet' once a month for 6 months from that point, and you will have a Partnership Manager who will be on hand to answer any questions along the way. This is a global program, so meetings will most likely be virtual. However, if you are keen to be paired by location let us know, and we will see what we can do!

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23

11am-12pm - LOS ANGELES (pdt)
2pm-3pm - NEW YORK (edt)
7pm-8pm - LONDON (bst)

Check our mailing for more info and for sign-up.

DISCLAIMER

ANY AND ALL CONVERSATIONS TAKING PLACE BETWEEN 'AWFC Care Program' PARTICIPANTS CANNOT AND DO NOT CONSTITUTE MEDICAL OR MENTAL HEALTH ADVICE.

The AWFC is a non-profit advocacy organisation and does not provide medical treatment or mental health advice of any kind, and is not a substitute for professional medical or mental health advise or treatment. Our program serves to provide a platform for interested members to connect with each other in a safe and welcoming environment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your health. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking it because of any advice you receive from an AWFC member or representative.
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The AWFC is proud to announce the AWFC Care Program:
An always-open, ongoing, allyship program for composer parents and care-givers. 

Please join Board member Jenna Fentimen as she introduces the program, alongside Board member Daisy Coole who will moderate an open discussion about this incredibly important topic: composing and care-giving. 

AWFC CARE PROGRAM

75% of unpaid care-work falls to women worldwide. If you are finding the prospect of balancing care-giving and composing daunting, or are looking for like-minded composer parents, care-givers and role models to talk to, please consider signing up as a Care-Giver below. If you have experienced parenting or care-giving and would like to be able to share any support, wisdom and encouragement, please sign up as a Ally below. What do you wish someone had told you that you could pass on?

This program is always open. Care-giving covers parenting, but also the care of older adults, or those who are not able to care for themselves independently because of disability, disease, mental health conditions, etc.

If you would like to be an AWFC Care Ally, please sign up today! And as soon as a Care-Giver signs up who will be a great pairing, we will be in touch to see if you have the time to begin your journey of once-a-month meet-ups, virtually, or in person if possible. 

Allies - if we reach out, and you are too busy, thats absolutely fine. We may try again, if another Care-Giver signs up. If you would like to be removed from the list at any time, just let us know. 

Care-Givers, please sign up AT THE MOMENT THE PROGRAM WOULD BE MOST HELPFUL TO YOU, and we will find you your perfect Ally partnership asap.

We will set up an initial meeting via email for new pairs. We would advise that you meet once a month for 6 months from that point, and you will have a Partnership Manager who will be on hand to answer any questions along the way. This is a global program, so meetings will most likely be virtual. However, if you are keen to be paired by location let us know, and we will see what we can do! 
 
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23

11am-12pm - LOS ANGELES (pdt)
2pm-3pm - NEW YORK (edt)
7pm-8pm - LONDON (bst)

Check our mailing for more info and for sign-up.

DISCLAIMER

ANY AND ALL CONVERSATIONS TAKING PLACE BETWEEN AWFC Care Program PARTICIPANTS CANNOT AND DO NOT CONSTITUTE MEDICAL OR MENTAL HEALTH ADVICE. 

The AWFC is a non-profit advocacy organisation and does not provide medical treatment or mental health advice of any kind, and is not a substitute for professional medical or mental health advise or treatment. Our program serves to provide a platform for interested members to connect with each other in a safe and welcoming environment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your health. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking it because of any advice you receive from an AWFC member or representative.Image attachmentImage attachment

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https://www.stmagnusfestival.com/online-events/drama/hebrides-ensemble

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American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (ASCAP)  Presents Screen Time with Emmy-nominated composer Wendy Blackstone and director Joe Berlinger.  Watch as they discuss their collaboration over the years and most recently on the Netflix docu-series Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel. Head over to www.instagram.com/ascapscreen to see more.