Modeling Through Action Within Americans for the Arts
Americans for the Arts staff, Summer 2018.
Improving Staff and Board Cultural Consciousness
Americans for the Arts works to encourage substantive learning to build cultural consciousness and to proliferate pro-equity policies and practices by all of our constituencies and audiences.
Acknowledging and Dismantling Inequities Inside Americans for the Arts
Americans for the Arts staff and board collaborate to address inequities in our policies, systems, programs, and services, and to regularly report on organization progress.
Committing Time and Resources to Leadership Development
Americans for the Arts commits time and both internal and external financial resources to expand more diverse leadership within our board, staff, and advisory bodies.
Fueling Progress in the Arts and Culture Field
Photos of artists & activities at various Americans for the Arts events.
Encourage Cultural Consciousness in the Field
Americans for the Arts staff are working to build cultural consciousness and to proliferate pro-equity policies and practices by all of our constituencies and audiences.
Improving and Expanding the Cultural Leadership Pipeline
Americans for the Arts is creating and supporting programs and policies that foster leadership that reflects the full breadth of American society, and that improve competency and encourage allyship among existing organizations and leaders.
Centering Equity in Our Research Efforts
Generate and aggregate quantitative and qualitative research related to equity to make incremental, measurable progress towards cultural equity more visible.
Pursuing Pro-Equity Policy Change
Advocate for public and private-sector policy that integrates a lens of cultural equity at a local, state, and national/federal level.