[community] why do we fund cultural institutions that don't take action on diversity?

Mitchell, Jess jmitchell at ocadu.ca
Wed Aug 23 17:56:25 UTC 2017

Thanks for sharing John. I’m sure the Ontario Museum’s Association is paying attention to this — if not, we’ll bring it up in our meetings with their Inclusion group.


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> On Aug 23, 2017, at 11:21 AM, John W (personal) <pickupwillis at gmail.com> wrote:
> "Mayor Bill de Blasio gave New York’s museums and arts groups an ultimatum
> <https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/19/arts/design/new-york-cultural-plan-museums.html>
> last month: Take steps to make your staff and leadership more diverse, or
> risk losing part of your city funding."
> https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/22/arts/design/new-york-museums-diversity-staff-boards.html
> I cannot harass the City of Toronto to follow New York's lead (I work at
> the City). But... you could!
> j
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