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Offer a creative space for women and cultural empowerment in Amsterdam

303 signatures

Empower women in theatre! THEREDBOX Projects search to obtain a creative space for women and cultural empowerment in Amsterdam. Sign this petition to endorse Carmen Toledo's initiative, uniting artists from diverse backgrounds in community. Your voice matters! Please, join us in making it happen!



Artists, allies, culture enthusiasts: everyone championing creative spaces and artists' work.


establish that:

  • the lack of spaces for women in the performing arts limits our ability to grow as artists and positively impact the community.
  • according to the International Theatre Council (ITC), only 33% of the creative people behind theatre are women.
  • this figure highlights the urgent need not only to promote more opportunities for women in the cultural sector, but also to provide the necessary resources, such as a venue.
  • a space is needed not only for rehearsing and performing theatrical plays but also as a hub that sparks community involvement through art, workshops, literature, recreation, diversity initiatives, to foster the growth of professional artists and new talents; a creative haven in its broadest and most inclusive sense.


and request

an accessible space in Amsterdam to sustain our endeavors in advancing women's empowerment across history.

Current status

This petition is not open to collect signatures.



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Lead petitioner:
Carmen Toledo 
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Thank you very much for your support!

Dear Supporters,

We're thrilled to share some exciting news with you! Last Thursday, 20 June 2024, we officially submitted our petition 'Offer a creative space for women and cultural empowerment in Amsterdam' to the Raadscommissie Financiƫn, Kunst en Diversiteit (FKD) of Gemeente Amsterdam. This is an important milestone in our journey towards artistic continuity and growing together as a creative community.

This incredible achievement was made possible by your invaluable support, with a total of 302 signatures: 210 from Amsterdam residents and 92 from supporters in other provinces, cities and even abroad.

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Your belief in our vision has brought us one step closer to making it a reality.

As we move forward, we are preparing for the next steps outlined by the Commission. A new meeting has already been scheduled for 11 July 2024 and we look forward to a positive outcome.

Thank you for your support and belief in THEREDBOX Projects. We will keep you updated every step of the way, as about our next projects.

Warm regards,

Carmen Toledo Director THEREDBOX Projects



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Waiting for the appointment to present the petition to the Gemeente Amsterdam...

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Thank you very much to everyone who supported our petition.


Our petition is on its way to be seen by Gemeente Amsterdam

Thank you to everyone who has signed our petition in support of our cultural initiative. We will now present our petition to the Gemeente Amsterdam and wait for them to give us their invaluable support so that we can continue and even improve our cultural work, open it up to more participating artists and get a visible space in the Amsterdam community. We will keep you informed about possible developments. Regards and thank you!.