This monthly speaker series will pair a local arts leader with an IDEA (inclusion, diversity, equity, access) consultant to discuss a specific aspect of their equity journey. The topics are based on themes that emerged from the 2022 Annual Grants Program panel review.
Third Fridays | 10 - 11 a.m. (virtual) | REGISTER
September 16 | Creating a Racial Equity Centered Strategic Plan
The New Harmony Project, Lisa Mount & Sam Morreale of Artistic Logistics, and Keryl McCord of Equity Quotient
Watch the Recording | View the Slides | View the Strategic Plan Document
October 21 | Juneteenth Program Planning Discussion
Angelina Moore & Shanna Martin of The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, James Webb Jr. of Indy Juneteenth, Chrystal Ratcliffe & Garry Holland of NAACP
View the Recording | View the Slides | View the Juneteenth History Presentation
December 16 | What's the Difference? Equity vs Diversity
Judith Thomas, Deputy Mayor, City of Indianapolis
January 20 |Growing Board & Staff Diversity
Classical Music Indy
These monthly peer learning sessions will feature arts organization leaders who will present challenges they are facing in their IDEA journey. They’ll seek the collective input of their peers in helping them address those challenges. Come ready to share, discuss, and learn.
Last Tuesdays* | 10 - 11 a.m. at Indy Arts Council | REGISTER
*The December event will be on the second Tuesday of the month.