AFMC Celebrates Pride Month

While George Floyd’s death sparked a worldwide movement, the murders of at least 12 transgender Americans so far this year have occurred almost unnoticed. According to FBI statistics, nearly one in five hate crimes is motivated by bias against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) Americans of all races. While we are embracing Black […]

Statement on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Arts Foundation of the Mid-Columbia Statement on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion We value the diversity of cultures within our communities. The Arts Foundation of the Mid-Columbia (AFMC) recognizes the individual differences along the aspects of race, ethnicity, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical disabilities, nationality language, religious beliefs, and socioeconomic background. AFMC […]

2020 Literary Arts Survey

Since 2010, the Arts Foundation of the Mid-Columbia (AFMC) has been facilitating the Rivers of Ink annual writers’ conference, aiming to inspire, encourage, cultivate and connect writers and promote readership in the Mid-Columbia. The Arts Foundation of the Mid-Columbia is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. To understand the current literary arts landscape and to continue AFMC’s […]