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Digital Promise Publishes Inclusive Innovation Report

04-06-2021

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.

NYYS Chamber Music Program Highlights Historically Underrepresented Composers in New Video Series

04-06-2021

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.

Three New Research Reports about the Creativity Sector, from UNESCO, the UN, and the EU

03-17-2021

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.

Call for Proposals: 3rd International Disability Studies, Arts & Education (DSAE) Conference

03-17-2021

The 3rd International Disability Studies, Arts & Education (DSAE) Conference is happening online this year, October 7–9.

Suggested Reading: Forces of Art

03-17-2021

Forces of Art is a book containing a wide-ranging series of investigations into diverse cultural organizations and social change projects around the world.

Fortissima Goes National

03-02-2021

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.

Arts Education Policy Review Publishes Special Issue on Community Arts Organizations

03-02-2021

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.

Juilliard Builds Introductory “Music by Black Composers” List

03-02-2021

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.”

New Software Addresses Sound Delays in Online Music-Making

02-17-2021

The latency issue of making music online—sound delays—undermine the video-conferencing musicians rely on to collaborate, and probably drive you crazy.

Teaching Tolerance

02-02-2021

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.

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