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Board, Chief Executive Play Critical Roles in Creating Diver

"Diverse boards often make better strategic decisions because members can provide varying points of views. "Diversity can also help prevent issues such as group think. Group think is when members avoid supporting alternative views in an...more

diversity   Apr 27, 2010 • Views:3108 • Comments: 0


 

Towards Greater Diversity and Inclusion

In June 2009, the League of American Orchestras National Conference featured the session "Towards Greater Diversity and Inclusion." This session provided an overview of some of the thinking and practices in the diversity sector, and linked ...more

diversity   Apr 28, 2010 • Views:3300 • Comments: 0


 

Bridging Cultural Divides

Many types of organizations are tackling issues of diversity. Diversity consultant Patricia Moore Harbour "believes arts organizations, especially choruses, may start out ahead of the game." "Bridging Cultural Divides" outlines si...more

diversity   May 18, 2010 • Views:3409 • Comments: 0


 
 
 
 

Musical Diplomacy

Brian Kaufman and Michael Reichman of New England Conservatory in Boston have created Musical Diplomacy, an ongoing project bringing together leading policymakers, teachers, musicians, and concerned citizens for an inspiring evening of music and d...more

advocacy   artists   education   diversity   May 26, 2010 • Views:9327 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

Funding Reductions to Impact Diversity

"If we leave it to mainstream institutions to create work by [minorities], we will be left with a kind of chainstore arts world." Topher Campbell   As of February 17, 2011, the U.S. House of Representatives has put forward the FY11...more

diversity   advocacy   artists   Apr 4, 2011 • Views:9018 • Comments: 0


 

Diversity Glossary

Below are just a few terms and definitions related to diversity and inclusion work. The majority of the definitions below can be found in the National MultiCultural Institute's Diversity Glossary, which also includes terminology related to legislativ...more

diversity   May 15, 2010 • Views:6007 • Comments: 0


 
 

AMC Looks at Cultural Identities of Composers

American Music Center's NewMusicBox features many articles on diversity of genre and programming, as well as several articles on how culture influences the identity of composers and vice versa. Below you will find just some of the articles that are r...more

diversity   artists   Aug 8, 2010 • Views:13091 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

Jonah Lehrer: The Power of Outsider Intelligence

Last week the Theater Communications Group convened it's 49th annual National Theater Conference in downtown Chicago.  One of the main themes of the conference was the concept of the "Creative Ecology."  The term was confusing to ...more

artists   diversity   technology   Jun 21, 2010 • Views:11059 • Comments: 0


 
 

32 Nonprofit & Philanthropy Blogs Written by People of Color

Rosetta Thurman, a nonprofit consultant in Washington, DC who writes her "Promoting Now Generation Leadership For Social Change" blog, recently posted a list of 32 nonprofit and philanthropy blogs written by people of color.  In it sh...more

artists   diversity   Jul 6, 2010 • Views:4515 • Comments: 0


 

Broadway Sees Benefits of Building Black Audience

Broadway Sees Benefits of Building Black Audiences The New York Times - June 27, 2010 While Memphis' producers estimate that 25-30% of their audience is black, the producers of Fela! and Race say that their outreach has resulted in black theaterg...more

diversity   Jul 6, 2010 • Views:3138 • Comments: 0