After a decade of working across different nonprofits, all too often I saw countless projects and frameworks deteriorate due to a lack of radical imagination.
Latinos Severely Underrepresented in Film and TV, Report Finds
Although Latinos represent 18.7% of the United States’s population as of the 2020 census, only 3.1% of lead roles in television shows feature them.
Getty Foundation Funds 10 Jobs for Emerging Arts Professionals in LA
The Getty Marrow Emerging Professionals pilot program aims to provide full-time job opportunities for members of historically underrepresented groups.
100% Rich and White Museum Staff Announce They Have Successfully Combated Racism
“We did it, we really did it,” said Chad Whitley-McGovern, chair of the museum’s board.
83% of Emoji Users Want More Inclusive Icons, Survey Says
The Global Emoji Diversity & Inclusion report by Adobe surveyed 7,000 people from seven countries.
A Designer Teaches People How to See Others Who Are Not Like Them
The crucial question is how to ensure diversity is always top of mind, regardless of who the designers or students are.
Addressing the Lack of Diversity in Graphic Design
An exhibition of student and faculty posters from the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) sparks a larger conversation around inclusion and representation in design.
CalArts and Otis College Receive Million-Dollar Donations to Support Black Faculty and Students
CalArts received $5 million to hire Black artists on faculty, while Otis College of Art and Design received $1 million toward anti-racism initiatives and supporting Black students.
Why the 2020 US Census Matters for the Arts
Deborah Cullinan, CEO of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, discusses the importance of the 2020 census in the creative field and the center’s efforts to promote it through the arts.
Penguin Random House and Barnes & Noble’s Latest Diversity Initiative Failed Miserably
After backlash, the advertising ploy, which reimagined literary figures from Peter Pan to Frankenstein’s monster as people of color, was canceled less than 24 hours after it was announced.
Diversity in NYC Arts Organizations Falls Short of City Demographics
In 2017, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio pledged to link future funding for cultural institutions to the diversity of their employees and boards. A new study released by the city shows demographic alignment is still far away.
How Atlanta’s High Museum Attracted a 45% Non-White Audience
In an era where art museums are having trouble diversifying their audiences, the High Museum of Art is making great strides.