Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

July 31, 2006 by admin
Beginning in 1999, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) launched a global initiative to strengthen arts education. In 2003, Portuguese delegates to the United Nations called for a global conference to address this aim, resulting in the first-ever World Conference on Arts Education. The World Conference brought together 1,200 artists, educators, policy makers, and researchers from over ninety-seven countries in Lisbon, Portugal from March 6-9, 2006. Read More...
June 30, 2006 by admin
2005, 28 pages. California Alliance for Arts Education, 495 East Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA, 91191, 626-578-9315. This briefing paper describes the benefits of arts learning for all students, current policies in the state of California and nationwide supporting arts education in public schools, and current implementation practices affecting access and equity. It also offers policy recommendations. Read More...
June 30, 2006 by admin
2005, 12 pages. Americans for the Arts, 1000 Vermont Northwest, 6th floor, Washington, DC, 20005, 202-371-2830, www.artsusa.org This monograph explores the role of culture in diplomacy with a specific focus on international cultural exchange. Case histories and examples of successful efforts are used to make the case for greater public support of cultural exchange programs. Read More...
March 31, 2005 by admin
It was April 1968: I was out for lunch break with Jim and Mary, co-workers from the general accounting office where we worked in the University District. They were old hands in the office. I was new on staff and excited. This was my first real job out of high school after a string of just so-so jobs. There had been the eyeglass factory where I stood, eight hours a day for three months in a windowless basement knocking lead weights off newly polished eyeglass lenses with a mallet. A friend of my mother's had gotten me that job. Read More...
September 30, 2004 by admin
March 2004, 40 pages. Published by the Council for Basic Education, 1319 F Street, NW, Suite 900, Washington, DC, 20004, 202-347-4171 Download pdf: www.menc.org/documents/legislative/AcademicAtrophy.pdf Read More...
September 30, 2004 by admin
June 2004. 66 pages. Published by California Tomorrow, 1904 Franklin St. Suite 300, Oakland, CA, 94612, 510-496-0220. Coalition of Community Foundations for Youth, 15639 Leavenworth Road, Basehor, KS, 66007, 800-292-6149 "Leading by Example" is a methodology originally developed by California Tomorrow to promote diversity in educational institutions and school systems. This report chronicles this process as it was undertaken by four community foundations to address diversity both within the organizations and in their programs. Read More...
September 30, 2004 by admin
2002, 125 pages, ISBN 0-89843-353-3. Published by Aspen Institute, One Dupont Circle NW, Washington, DC, 20036-1133, publications@aspeninstitute.org Download pdf: http://www.aspeninstitute.org/site/apps/ka/ec/product.asp?c=huLWJeMRKpH&b=667387&ProductID=180723 Read More...
September 30, 2004 by admin
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September 30, 2004 by admin
Alternate ROOTS is a coalition of artists and cultural workers in the Southeastern USA; addressing racism and other oppressions has been integral to our mission for a long time. At our 2004 Annual Meeting this past August a panel of ROOTS' founding members discussed the function of ROOTS as a cultural continuation of the civil rights movement - beginning with our founding at the legendary Highlander Center in New Market, Tennessee. Read More...
October 31, 2003 by admin
I. Me, You, and Us: The Rise of Something New Read More...