What is DAWA Studios?

DAWA Studios is a remarkable community arts project with a meaningful purpose. Our mission is to provide a safe and inclusive space for BIPOC podcasters, creatives, and grassroots organizations to produce top-notch media content. By offering a platform for underrepresented voices, DAWA Studios aims to help foster a more diverse and inclusive media landscape. If you’re a BIPOC podcaster, creative, or grassroots organization looking for a supportive community to bring your ideas to life, look no further than DAWA Studios.

About VISION:8291

In collaboration with SXSW, and other partners, this vision emphasizes using artistic, entrepreneurial, and cultural assets within the Austin BIPOC community to invest in and develop the city equitably.

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By developing BIPOC creatives and organizations, it is our belief that a hidden cultural and artistic jewel will be rediscovered, new pathways to economic and community growth will be paved, and a previously buried economic engine for the city will be unlocked.

Our Mission & Vision

Our vision and mission is to help connect people to their community

At DAWA, we are committed to honoring, celebrating, and empowering community frontliners and creatives of color through direct financial support and culturally relevant health-centered programming. Our ultimate vision is to create a more equitable and just world where everyone has the opportunity to thrive. Join us in our mission to make a positive impact on our communities and support the essential work of underrepresented voices.

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In collaboration with SXSW, and other partners, this vision emphasizes using artistic, entrepreneurial, and cultural assets within the Austin BIPOC community to invest in and develop the city equitably.