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News & Resources
In December 2020, Digital Promise (an organization supporting innovation in education) convened more than 900 teachers, district leaders, charter leaders, researchers, and Black, Brown, and Indigenous organization leaders to reimagine the recruitment and retention of teachers of color.
As part of a new repertoire series for the 2021-22 season, the New York Youth Symphony has produced an educational video series highlighting the history and works of composers from historically underrepresented communities.
After decades of reports, conventions, statements, and commissions, a new report from UNESCO determines that women are still treated and paid unfairly, and are faced with inequitable and often harassing situations across the culture and creative sectors of UNESCO countries.
The 3rd International Disability Studies, Arts & Education (DSAE) Conference is happening online this year, October 7–9.
Forces of Art is a book containing a wide-ranging series of investigations into diverse cultural organizations and social change projects around the world.
The Colburn School’s Center for Innovation and Community Impact is expanding Fortissima to become national. Launched by Jazmín Morales in 2017, Fortissima is an artistic and leadership development program for high school–age young women from minorities underrepresented in classical music who show an interest in pursuing a career in orchestral music.
This special issue of the Arts Education Policy Review brings together perspectives from community-based arts organizations around the world to highlight and reflect upon the ways in which they and the youth they serve responded to the COVID-19 pandemic between March and September of 2020.
During the summer of 2020, a group of 20+ studio faculty chairs and other contributors from The Juilliard School created a list of “Music by Black Composers: An Introductory Resource.”
The latency issue of making music online—sound delays—undermine the video-conferencing musicians rely on to collaborate, and probably drive you crazy.
All programs looking to build more equity, anti-racism, and social justice into their curriculum or program practices will want to visit the digital collection of resources at Teaching Tolerance.