SEARCH RESULTS FOR ACCESS AND EQUITY IN AMERICANS FOR THE ARTS ARCHIVE : 89 ITEMS FOUND

Author(s): Cornfield, Daniel B. PhD, Skaggs, Rachel E., Barna, Elizabeth K., Jordan, Megan L., and Robinson, Megan E.
Date of Publication: Jun 06, 2018

In this paper the authors document regional differences in the approaches taken by 55 major U.S. LAAs to the dual mission of pursuing cultural equity and civic engagement and assess the policy implications of the globalization thesis. In making this assessment, they present a university-community partnership (UCP) model for augmenting LAA pursuits of the dual equity-engagement mission.

Author(s): Davidson, Ben and Peck, Emily
Date of Publication: Dec 01, 2017

A Statistical Report on the Campaign Revenues of the Nation’s United Arts Funds during Fiscal Year 2016. Throughout the summer of 2017, the Americans for the Arts Private Sector Initiatives department solicited responses to the FY2016 United Arts Fund Campaign Survey. Surveys were distributed to a total of 45 united arts funds by email. Throughout the summer, non-responders were contacted by phone and/or via email to solicit their participation, including the option to participate in an abbreviated version. A total of 37UAFsparticipated in the survey.

Author(s): Lord, Clayton
Date of Publication: Nov 01, 2017

"In May of 2017, Americans for the Arts deployed a 17-question anonymous demographic survey to 9,026 affiliated individuals representing the local arts field as part of our ongoing commitment to pursuing cultural equity. The survey was distributed with an understanding that basic demographics are neither the beginning nor the end of any conversation about equity, but that such anonymous demographic information about our organization and those we serve was crucial to our ability to continue providing the strongest services and ensuring our field is fully supported and sees themselves in

Author(s): Lord, Clayton
Date of Publication: Nov 01, 2017

In May of 2017, Americans for the Arts deployed a 17-question anonymous demographic survey to 9,026 affiliated individuals representing the local arts field as part of our ongoing commitment to pursuing cultural equity. The survey was distributed with an understanding that basic demographics are neither the beginning nor the end of any conversation about equity, but that such anonymous demographic information about our organization and those we serve was crucial to our ability to continue providing the strongest services and ensuring our field is fully supported and sees themselves in our work

Author(s): Stringer, Scott M.
Date of Publication: Mar 01, 2017

The report released by the New York City Comptroller, “Culture Shock: The Importance of National Arts Funding to New York City’s Cultural Landscape,” highlights how the NEA supports arts and educational programs across the five boroughs of New York City and profiles four neighborhood-based arts groups that would be impacted.

Author(s): Saloom, Susan; Wester, Marete; Gregory, Alicia
Date of Publication: Feb 01, 2017

A collaboration between AFTA’s National Initiative on Arts & Health and the Military and the Local Arts Advancement departments, Arts Deployed is a guide for arts organizations and artists interested in bringing creative arts programming to military and Veteran communities, their caregivers, and families.

Author(s): Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2017

Youth in social circus programs across the US are making big leaps in the skills they need to lead productive lives, according to a recently completed study commissioned by the American Youth Circus Organization (AYCO) and conducted by the David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality. The study found that circus arts has a positive impact on the Social and Emotional Learning outcomes of youth at risk. 

Author(s): Kalima Rose, Milly Hawk Daniel, and Jeremy Liu
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2017

The community-centered arts and culture movement—made up of social justice artists, arts and culture agencies focused on racial equity, and cultural centers that serve communities of color and low-income communities— leads in securing cultural assets, building greater social cohesion, and feeding economic vibrancy. [Introduction p.4]

Author(s): Americans for the Arts
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2017

The Arts Fact one pager show the decline of arts educatio in underserved populations.

Author(s): Americans for the Arts
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2017

The Arts Facts one pager presents data suggesting students who participate in the arts, both in school and after school, demonstrate improved academic performance and lower dropout rates.

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