Arts and Social Justice

March 9, 2020 by admin

The Community ACTS Fund

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March 9, 2020 by admin

“Every system is perfectly designed to get the result it gets.”
— W. Edwards Deming (possibly apocryphal)

Cultural equity is critical to the arts and culture sector’s long-term viability, as well as to the ability of the arts to contribute to healthy, vibrant, equitable communities for all. At the core of the challenges related to cultural equity are the historically inequitable distribution of resources and the value systems, biases, and systemic barriers associated with that distribution.

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March 9, 2020 by admin

Introduction


John Ton, Robby’s Arc. Photo courtesy of author.

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February 27, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

We live in times "of deep uncertainty and change" and these changes are reflected in climate change, globalization, technology, the economy, and migration, as john a. powell wrote in a recent article in Nonprofit Quarterly.

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February 18, 2020 by admin

This Podcast was recorded on February 10, 2020. The full transcript of this podcast is published below.
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January 27, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Philanthropists and collectors Bridgitt Evans and Charlotte Wagner have joined forces to support small cultural organizations “beyond the art world’s power centers,” as Artsy recently reported.

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January 14, 2020 by admin

This Podcast was recorded on January 3, 2020. The full transcript of this podcast is published below.
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January 9, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Project Reset, a program in New York City, allows people arrested for low-level offenses like fare beating and painting graffiti, among others, to avoid jail or court appearance by taking a two-hour course at the Brooklyn Museum, Hyperallergic reports.

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January 3, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

James “Yaya” Hough, an accomplished artist who was formerly incarcerated, will be the first artist-in-residence in a Philadelphia government agency, the District Attorney’s Office.

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December 12, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Solange Knowles has been announced as the recipient of the Lena Horne Prize for Artists Creating Social Impact, The Root reported.

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