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The People of Baldwin

Jacqueline Woodson

Founder, President

Jacqueline Woodson on Brooklyn steps

Jacqueline Woodson is a writer whose accolades include a MacArthur “Genius” Award, the National Book Award, The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, The Hans Christian Andersen Medal and NAACP Award among many others. She was inspired to create Baldwin For The Arts after spending time at Macdowell, Hedgebrook, and The Fine Arts Workcenter and witnessing the impact of these residencies.


Baldwin for the Arts is a public charity recognized under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Your contribution is deductible for federal income tax purposes as permitted by law.