Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

November 5, 2018 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
For The Benefit Of All: The CMA’s Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion Plan is the name of the 19-page report that came about after a nine-month period, in which the The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) facilitated in 2017 over 100 meetings with over 400 people in Cleveland. Read More...
October 29, 2018 by admin
   Oakland Youth Poets Laureate (1.6Mb) For the Black menmy love cannot protect,you are radiant.Your eloquence is the gunthey swear you have when they shoot you.The speed of your tongueis justification to stand their ground.Your existence is the antithesis of their contentment,for the world is not prepared for you to succeed.You are powerful.Read More...
October 28, 2018 by admin
When I first got to Oakland, I didn’t know where I was. I gave the cabbie who picked me up at the Emeryville Amtrak station an address on Apgar Street. The house where he dropped me off, near 40th and Market, within walking distance of the MacArthur BART station, was where I lived for my first year in California.Read More...
October 28, 2018 by admin
There is more to fear than poverty.God, for instance, is a tricky concept always danglingat the end of a prostitute’s tear-drop soaked in smoothon the back of her pimp’s hand and repeated in a trick’s prayerbefore sex is exchangedfor currency … currency … currency is the negative energy that has me outside!Read More...
October 28, 2018 by admin
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October 28, 2018 by admin
   Culture, Equity, and Cities (1.5Mb) Have you ever begun to just notice something and then suddenly you see it everywhere. Then you wonder, have I been out of it, or did this just become a thing?”Read More...
October 17, 2018 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
Not only in the United States these political times are divisive. But, as Hilary Pearson, president of Philanthropic Foundations Canada (PFC) says, "funders of civil society organizations can risk more to work with them to support experiments, pilots, new ways to figure out and test approaches and to reinforce inclusion and engagement." Read More...
October 11, 2018 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
The leadership of America’s nonprofit sector isn’t very diverse, as American Nonprofit Academy emphasizes, but among other organizations working to change that reality is the African American Board Leadership Institute (AABLI). Read More...
October 1, 2018 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
A discussion tool to encourage racial equity in the review and selection process of artists and arts organizations was recently launched to interrogate and apply a racial equity lens to every step of the grantmaking process. Read More...
September 18, 2018 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
The University of Southern California’s (USC) Annenberg Inclusion Initiative and Time’s Up collaborated back in June to examine the scarcity of critics of color in film journalism and its impact on which movies reach the top. Three months later, in September, the initiative continued to explore the issue in “Critic’s Choice 2,” a follow-up report created with the Time’s Up initiative’s entertainment arm. Read More...