Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

February 11, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
The Kellogg Foundation's Community Leadership Network, that seeks to promote racial equity and get people involved in the communities where they live, includes in its most recent class from tribal leaders to a dentist, reports The Chronicle of Philanthropy. Read More...
February 5, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) will close for four months, from June 15 to October 21, "to reconfigure its galleries, rehang the entire collection and rethink the way that the story of modern and contemporary art is presented to the public," reported The New York Times. Read More...
February 4, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
Resonance: A Framework for Philanthropic Transformation is a guide that, according to the announcement, seeks to inspire institutions to redistribute wealth, democratize power, and shift economic control to communities. Read More...
February 1, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
"One thing that is really important to building community and creating systems change is developing space that builds agency and power,” says Sage Crump, program specialist for the National Performance Network (NPN)'s initiative Leveraging a Network of Equity (LANE) in an article that addresses advancing systems change, transformative justice, and shifting power to achieve a justice ecosystem. Read More...
January 24, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
The Catalyst Fund, a pilot program of annual grants to adult and youth orchestras that aims to advance their understanding of equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) and to foster effective EDI practices, was recently launched by the League of American Orchestras. Read More...
January 22, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
“Facing Change: Advancing Museum Board Diversity & Inclusion” is a newly released national initiative launched by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) to diversify museum boards and leadership. Read More...
January 18, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
In data, "many untold stories and futures are nestled between rows, columns, formulas, and colors on a spreadsheet," writes in a recent post Adriana Gallego, chief operating officer of the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC). In this piece she says how patterns remind her of how impactful Latinx communities are. Read More...
January 2, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
As we welcome 2019, ideas around a more just and fair philanthropic field are inevitable. Dana Kawaoka-Chen, executive director for Justice Funders, says "we need a just transition in philanthropy that redistributes wealth, democratizes power, and shifts economic control to communities. In other words, we must transform our relationship to capital and to our communities." Read More...
December 18, 2018 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
The Orontes Guitar Quartet are the first group to be brought together in a safe country, in this case, Canada, by the Artist Protection Fund (APF), the New York-based program that supports threatened artists around the world, reported The Globe and Mail. Read More...
December 10, 2018 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
In a recent blog post for the American Alliance of Museums, Elizabeth Merritt cites the US Census Bureau's projection that the US will be “majority minority” sometime in the 2040s to make the case “that museum audiences do a pretty good job of reflecting American society…in the year 1900.” Read More...