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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:12702 • Comments: 0


 
 

Does Language Influence Culture?

The Wall Street Journal recently ran a fascinating article by Lera Boroditsky about new cognitive research that suggests that language influences the way that people perceive the world around them.  When compared against each other, the differen...more

artists   diversity   Aug 10, 2010 • Views:3324 • Comments: 0


 

Measuring Diversity in Nonprofit Sector

The Racial Diversity Collaborative is comprised of a group of nonprofit leaders within the Baltimore-Washington region that together work to support and expand the number of leaders of color in significant nonprofit leadership positions throughout th...more

diversity   Aug 10, 2010 • Views:3285 • Comments: 0


 

Chronicle of Philanthropy Surveys are Revealing

  The September 9, 2010 issue of The Chronicle of Philanthropy featured a pull-out section entitled "Achieving Diversity at Nonprofit Organizations." Highlights include: Three out of every four development jobs are held...more

diversity   Oct 4, 2010 • Views:9584 • Comments: 0


 

The Power of Slurs

"Speech and Harm" Opinionator - Exclusive Online Community from The New York Times By Ernie Lepore November 7, 2010 What is at the root of the power of slurs to cause unease, shock and pain? This opinion piece looks at how words...more

diversity   Nov 28, 2010 • Views:3363 • Comments: 0


 

How Diverse Are You?

Time for a Check-Up: How Diverse Are You? Echelon Online Magazine Susan Baxter "Regardless of the size of your company, you can be a leader in diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace... Diversity is represented by more than emplo...more

diversity   Feb 11, 2011 • Views:4151 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

Kennedy Center Presents Indian Arts Live & Online

India is, not only vast, it is diverse. It's 1.2 billion people live in 28 states, each unique in its culture, economies, and people. They speak 24 languages and 1,600 dialects. Collectively, they worship thousands of gods and goddesses. There ar...more

diversity   artists   education   Feb 21, 2011 • Views:5643 • Comments: 0


 

Language versus Identity

"Canadians rarely say bad things, but what are we thinking?" The Globe and Mail by Diane Jermyn Feb. 20, 2011 “'Am I allowed to say that?' ... 'I thought it was a bad word.' "Everybody’s worried about using ...more

diversity   Jun 9, 2011 • Views:3356 • Comments: 0


 
 

The "N," "R," and "G" Words

The "N" Word I recently attended Arena Stage's world premiere performance of A Time to Kill, based on the book by John Grisham and adapted for the stage by Rupert Holmes. It was an outstanding evening of theater even though the word &quo...more

diversity   artists   Jun 14, 2011 • Views:5007 • Comments: 0


 

Classified Ads for the Latino Market

 Martha de la Torre brings classified ads to the Latino market Los Angeles Times June 12, 2011 By Megan Kimble "Listen to your staff: Initially El Clasificado was distributed directly to homes. 'It was costly and ineffective,' De ...more

diversity   Jun 19, 2011 • Views:2648 • Comments: 0