PAAL Chief Rep: 
 Lydia Milman Schmidt 
 Director/Founder PICT 

PAAL Local Chapter create community for resident parent artists  and work collectively with local institutions to create initiatives and support for their specific community. Donating to PAAL supports the national conversation, becoming a member empowers YOUR COMMUNITY.

Membership dues go directly to your community's parent-support initiatives , which means your membership makes a difference directly where you live - all while building the community of support and solidarity around you. Join today - there are parent artists like you ready to meet you and support you. 

Be sure to check below for your local resources and social media groups! 

PAAL Chicago Mamas | Email List

PAAL Chicago Mamas | Email List

An email list/database for Chicago mother artists and caregivers to gather for social events, promote work, and share resources.

Facebook: Parents in Chicago Theatre

Facebook: Parents in Chicago Theatre

A facebook group community for Parents in Chicago Theatre (PICT).


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PAAL Ambassador: Tareena Wimbish

PAAL Ambassador: Tareena Wimbish

Stage Manager

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To elevate the national standard of care for caregivers in the performing arts and media.

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Parent Artist Advocacy League for Arts + Media (PAAL) is a national community, resource hub, and solutions generator for individuals with caregiver responsibilities and institutions who strive to support them.

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