Articles, Blogs, Analysis
Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP)
Is Diversity Enough?
Author: Ann Lehman, Zimmerman Lehman
An Open Letter
By: From Common Field, June 19, 2020
SFCM Answering the Call to Action
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Dear White People: Here are 5 Uncomfortable Truths Black Colleagues Need You To Know
Author: Dana Brownlee, Forbes, June 16, 2020
Scaffolded Anti=Racist Resources
Updated June 12, 2020
Statements about George Floyd Are a Start, but How Will Organizations Live Their Values?
Author: Eden Stiffman, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, June 9, 2020
The "Black Lives Matter" mural spanning three blocks in Oakland almost didn't happen
Author: Amanda Bartlett, SFGATE, June 9, 2020
Thousands of Art Workers Call for NYC to Defund Police, Invest in BIPOC Communities
Artforum, June 8, 2020
Art That Confronts and Challenges Racism: Start Here
Authors: Melena Ryzik, Wesley Morris, Mekado Murphy, Reggie Ugwu, Pierre-Antoine Louis, Salamishah Tillet and Siddhartha Mitter, The New York Times, June 8, 2020
White Theater Leaders' Responses to #GeorgeFloyd
Author: Anasofia Villanueva, Minnesota Playlist, June 7, 2020
20 Things You Can Do As An Ally Right Now
Author: Melinda Briana Epler, Medium, June 6, 2020
Dear White People: Here are 10 Actions You Can Take To Promote Racial Justice In The Workplace
Author: Dana Brownlee, Forbes, June 1, 2020
Podcasts, Recorded Webinars, Etc.
CI to Eye With Six Leaders
Podcast, Capacity Interactive, June 19, 2020
Code Switch Podcasts
How to Build an Antiracist World
Ibram X. Kendi,
Ted, June 9, 2020
An audio series on how slavery has transformed America, connecting past and present through the oldest form of storytelling.
The New York Times, January 23, 2020
Grammys 2016: Watch Kendrick Lamar's stunning performance
Author: Micah Singleton, The Verge, February 15, 2016
Mission is to deepen awareness of and appreciation for contemporary performing arts and culture of the African Diaspora, and to provide professional and creative opportunities for artists of African descent.
In addition to the resources above, California Presenters' Equity Statement Addendum has further resources on the benefits of diversity and a glossary of terms.
Banner photo credits: California Center for the Arts, Escondido; Green Music Center, Sonoma State University, © Brennan Spark Photography; Stanford Live