A nonprofit arts organization cultivating ongoing fundamental relationships between artists and communities by celebrating self-expression as a basic human right essential for the healthy growth of youth, individuals and communities.
Stephen H. Baird, Founder and Executive Director

PO Box 300112, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130-0030

Telephone: 617-522-3407

TTY/MA RELAY 800-439-2370

Email: info@communityartsadvocates.org


Statement of Purpose

Programs and Services

Non-Profit Arts Management Services

Artist Career Development Services

Staff Profiles and Board of Directors

IRS Tax-Exempt Determination Letter

CATS: Community Arts Trusts

Donations and Contributions

Membership Donors

Internships and Volunteers

Community Arts Advocates Site Map


Staff Profiles

Stephen H. Baird

Stephen H. Baird is the founder and director of Community Arts Advocates. He has over four decades of performances, arts advocacy and grassroots arts administration experience.

Stephen Baird restructured Club Passim, the historic folk music venue in Cambridge, as a nonprofit organization in 1995-97. He co-founded the Bread & Roses Festival in Lawrence in 1986, founded and directed the Folk Arts Network from 1982-96, published the New England Folk Almanac and Folk Directory from 1982-1996. He produced Jamaica Plain Open Studios and directed the Jamaica Plain Arts Council from 1999-2001.

Board of Directors

President and CEO, Stephen H. Baird
Musician and Arts Administrator
Director, Street Arts and Buskers Advocates
Naturalist, Friends of Jamaica Pond

Secretary, Cynthia A. McKeown
Documentary Filmaker
Assistant Director of Interactive Communications at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Clerk, Andy Holiner
Charles River School Music Teacher
Musician and Director of Wildest Dreams

Aziza Braithwaite Bey. Ph.D.
Professor Lesley University
Graduate School of Arts and Social Science

Cary Dardompre
Artisans World Arts and Craft Gallery

Glenn Williams
Performing Artist, President Roslindale Arts Alliance; Boston Neighborhood Network, Low Budget Records

Janice Williams
Visual Artist, Roslindale Open Studios, Boston Neighborhood Network, ETHOS

Gerry Wright
President Community Care; Friends of Jamaica Pond
Frederick Law Olmsted One-Man Theater Play
PO Box 300040, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130


Community Arts Advocates Index

Statment of Purpose

Programs & Services

Non-Profit Arts Management Services

Artist Career Development Services

Staff Profiles and Board of Directors

Stephen Baird's Resume

Book References

IRS Tax-Exempt Determination Letter

Massachusetts Attorney General Certificate

For translations into different languages -- Arabic, Chinese, Italian, French, German, Russian, Spanish or others visit the web site: http://babel.altavista.com

Community Arts Advocates

Community Arts Advocates, Inc. is a tax-exempt, nonprofit  organization.  Federal TIN 71-0877553
Community Arts Advocates is supported in part by a grant from the Boston Cultural Council,
a municipal agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency

Copyright 1999-2016 by Stephen Baird