Diversity Reading Room

See articles and resources shared by the Roundtable's Diversity Task Force. Do you have additional materials to help build out this resource? Contact piper@create-forward.com.

For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood... and the Rest of Y'all Too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education by Christopher Emdin. The author a cross-cultural approach to education.

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National Center for Arts Research White Paper Examines Arts Organizations of Color, February 2016 Click here

 

2016 Report from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs: Diversity & Equity in NYC's Cultural Workforce. Click here.

Teachers & Writers Magazine articles on diversity and equity

Teaching About Racism: Toward a Shared History and Common Language  by Alex Cuff

A Reflection on the Spring Valley High Matter: For the Tonyas by Dominque Morisseau

Reading While Black: Or, for Colored Children Who Considered Literary Suicide When the Rainbow Wasn't Enough by Ibi Zoboi

Arts educators from the Roundtable community who would like to write about their experience exploring the issues of diversity and equity are invited to submit articles to Teachers & Writers Magazine. Submission guidelines here.

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Teachers' Expectations Can Influence How Students Perform, NPR: WNYC Radio, Alix Spiegel

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Culturally Responsive Teaching (2nd Edition ed.), by Gay, G. (2010).  New York, NY: Teachers College Press and Howard, T. C. (2003). Culturally relevant pedagogy: ingredients for critical teacher reflection. Theory Into Practice, 42 (3), 195-201.

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Article from Grant Makers in the Arts about addressing race as an institution

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Open Minds to Equality: A Sourcebook of Learning Activities to Affirm Diversity and Promote Equity, 3rd Edition by Nancy Schniedewind and Ellen Davidson (teaching artists may like to explore the activities in here)

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Culturally Relevant Arts Education for Social Justice: A Way Out of No Way 1st Edition, edited by Mary Stone Hanley, Gilda L Sheppard, George W. Noblit,  and Thomas Barone, 2013

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Designing Socially Just Learning Communities: Critical Literacy Education across the Lifespan 1st Edition by Rebecca Rogers, Mary Ann Kramer, & Melissa Mosley,  The Literacy for Social Justice Teacher Research Group, 2009

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Building Diverse, Inclusive Teams in Education to Deepen Impact, a road map from intention to action

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Thinking Out Loud: Democracy, Imagination and Peeps of Color
Keynote Speech: “Diversity Revisited: A Conversation of Diversity in the Arts”
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. June 8, 2004. Sekou Sundiata. 

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American Alliance for Theatre and Education: Diversity is a Verb Series. Diversity, Inclusion, and Multicultural Comptencies. Presented by Eric Love. September 12, 2015.

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Sphinx Organization: Transforming Lives Through the Power of Diversity in the Arts.

Selections from the video archives

Aaron Dworkin: Address on Inclusion in American Orchestras. Oct 8, 2013.  Watch video.

Aaron Dworkin: "Building Community - Imagine 2025." Oct 14, 2014. Watch video

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Racial/Ethnic and Gender Diversity in the Orchestra Field

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Forty Years of Fellowships: A Study of Orchestras’ Efforts to Include African American and Latino Musicians