Provincetown Community Compact

Nurturing Community

Provincetown Community Compact

PRAYER RIBBONS - FROM PROVINCETOWN TO ORLANDO

a film by Lise King

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THE COMPACT

Projects
Swim For Life Website

Swim For Life

One of the largest community gatherings on Cape Cod raising funds for AIDS, Women’s Health Organizations and the Community.

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Dune Shacks Page

Dune Shacks

Artists, writers and the public are invited to apply for a stay at an historic dune shack set in the Cape Cod National Seashore.

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Think-ubator Page

Think-ubator

The Compact helps creative ideas become reality by supporting dozens of artist and community projects with fiscal sponsorship and much more.

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Prayer Ribbons Page

Prayer Ribbons

A living archive honoring those we love with messages, prayers, gratitude and tributes - both living and deceased.
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Community Compact Articles


Compact Chronicles

Celebrate with us! The Provincetown Community Compact launches its 25th anniversary with The Compact Chronicles – the story of this grass-roots community organization through the eyes of artist and founder, Jay Critchley.

Prayer Ribbons Article
June 6, 2018
February 17, 1975: My Re-Birth!
The Compact Chronicles Chapter 2

We arrived in town in February 1975 below our third floor Standish Street apartment we witnessed the Provincetown Rescue Squad conducting practice maneuvers. That October my son Russell was born ...
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Prayer Ribbons Article
March 06, 2018
Come Celebrate With Us!
The Compact Chronicles Chapter 1

The Provincetown Community Compact launches its 25th anniversary with The Compact Chronicles – the story of this grass-roots community organization through the eyes of artist and founder, Jay Critchley.
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Updates

Newspaper article

How Grassroots Grows

Dec 7, 2023
The Compact at 30!
Greetings, As we celebrate the 30th anniversary of The Compact, we thank you for your participation, support, and enthusiasm for nurturing community.
Peace, Jay
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Chair on the dunes

Dune Shack Open 2024

Dec 1, 2023
Dune Shacks Open
The Provincetown Compact Compact announces 2024 dune shack residency applications are now open. The Compact is pleased to offer residences for C-Scape and Fowler Dune Shacks in the Cape Cod National Seashore, available April through November for the general public with applications due January 15, 2024
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parayer ribbons

Prayer Ribbons 2023

May 30, 2023
Prayer Ribbons
The City of Orlando has invited the Provincetown Community Compact to the commemoration of the Pulse nightclub massacre to install a special strand of Prayer Ribbons outside Orlando City Hall. The seventh anniversary is June 12, 2023. Compact director Jay Critchley will bring the ribbons to Orlando and speak at the ceremony on Friday, June 9, 2023.
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Image of Sunset at the Dunes

Dune Shacks 2023

December 6, 2022
Dune Shacks 2023
The Provincetown Compact Compact announces 2023 dune shack residency applications are now open. The Compact is pleased to offer residencies for C-Scape and Fowler Dune Shacks in the Cape Cod National Seashore. Residencies are available April through November for the general public (Community Residencies). Residency applications may be found HERE. Applications close January 15, 2023. Community residencies are open to all and are selected by lottery.
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Past Articles