Our PartnersLauren Soares2019-04-25T15:35:32-05:00 We develop partnerships and programming to support the sustainability of artists, creative entrepreneurs, cultural workers, and small organizations. It is the mission of Brooklyn Public Library to ensure the preservation and transmission of society’s knowledge, history and culture, and to provide the people of Brooklyn with free and open access to information for education, recreation and reference. Founded in 1897, Brooklyn Conservatory of Music (BKCM) transforms lives and builds community through the expressive, educational, and therapeutic powers of music. El Puente is a community human rights institution that promotes leadership for peace and justice through the engagement of members (youth and adult) in the arts, education, scientific research, wellness and environmental action. Nfinit’s ethos centers the nurturing of artist process through the practice of love, care and community. Oye Group is a Brooklyn based Production Company that serves as an incubator for artists both native and immigrant to New York City. The BxArts Factory’s mission is to make art accessible to everyone in the Bronx. The Factory’s Programs support local artists and arts projects to increase social change in The Bronx. The Human Impacts Institute (HII) has a mission to inspire diverse people to take environmental and social action in their own, impactful way. ARTE engages young people to amplify their voices and organize for human rights changes through visual arts. Residency Unlimited (RU) supports the creation, presentation and dissemination of contemporary art through its unique residency program and year-round public programs. The Indie Theater Fund (ITF) is made up of a consortium of companies, venues and individuals contributing five cents per ticket sold to a pool of money for independent theater.