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From Adrienne Mackey, writing for HowlRound:
By Marion Renault of the Journal Sentinel:
Building Equity and Inclusion by Assessing Demographic Data: Two Case Studies looks into work being done by the Leeway Foundation and the Kentucky Foundation for Women for equitable grantmaking. Denise Brown and Judi Jennings represent their respective organizations in authoring the article.
From Alex Daniels, writing for The Chronicle of Philanthropy:
From Greg Cook, WBUR 90.9FM, in Boston:
The Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI) Board of Directors unanimously appointed Angie Kim as President and CEO. Kim transitions to this position having served as the Interim President and CEO since July 2014. Previously, Kim joined the CCI Board in 2009 and was elected Chair in 2010. She served on the Board until 2014 when she stepped down to assume the role of interim president and CEO. She has also previously served on the Board of Directors at Grantmakers in the Arts and is currently a Council Member of American Alliance of Museum’s Center for the Future of Museums and a board member of California Arts Advocates/Californians for the Arts.
What’s the Big Idea in Arts Education? Advocacy for an Equitable and Just Mission, authored by Margaret Hasse, summarizes the happenings and provides key takeaways from the AEFC Forum Every Child, Every School that was held in May of 2015.
Nancy Fowler of St. Louis Public Radio, writing for The St. Louis American:
Over the past few months, D5 has joined other champions of diversity, equity, and inclusion in celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) landmark legislation that provides access and protections for those with disabilities. D5 felt it was important to mark the occasion as they continue to work for full inclusion of all communities, including ensuring opportunity and access for people with disabilities. Here are a few online posts on the subject.
For the month of August, GIA's photo banner features work supported by Arts Council New Orleans. Founded 40 years ago to support the arts and cultural community of New Orleans, Arts Council New Orleans is the region's largest funder for the arts. In 2015, it distributed over $900,000 to southern Lousiana's arts and arts organizations.