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What did you do today?

By: Kristin Vickery, Volunteer and Donor

“What did you do today?” It’s a line from a Girl Scout campaign from a few years ago that resonates with my Girl Scouts experience – especially as it relates to camp and the outdoors. 474 more words

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United States Artists CEO Deana Haggag wages war against proposed NEA funding cuts

In January, Baltimore learned that it was losing one of its most successful arts administrators with the news that Deana Haggag, executive director of The Contemporary – a nomadic Baltimore-based contemporary art museum – would be leaving to become the president and CEO of United States Artists (USA). 608 more words

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Racial Justice Group Launches "Racial Equity in the Arts Innovation Lab" in New York City

Seeking sixty local arts groups to participate in a yearlong training program to improve racial equity in the arts and culture sector

“The arts and culture field, like many other sectors, has historically over-emphasized diversity and audience engagement strategies.

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Philanthropist says Philanthropy needs more "Black Anger."

“Black anger has often stoked the flames of progress in this country. Philanthropy, however it manifests itself  – a national institution, a small family foundation, or individual donors with or without significant wealth  – would be well served to embrace it.” – Rodney D.

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A Q&A with the Food & Wine Festival Chairs

2017 Food & Wine Festival Chairs: Jessica deLinde, Jen Burton, Camile Salleh and Caitlin McCarty

 

Food & Wine Festival: A Kentucky Derby Affair!

May 6, 2017… 536 more words

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New York City Investing $2 Million to Increase Diversity in its Nonprofit Theaters

The Theater Subdistrict Council of New York City has announced a $2 million allocation in grants to increase diversity in nonprofit theaters. The funding is designed to cover the costs for training and mentorship programs at four New York arts organizations: Roundabout Theater Company, the New York Theater Workshop, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, and Harlem Stage. 232 more words

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February Volunteers of the Month

Angela Venuti, Fund Development Marketing Chair, Marketing Council

Angela is the wonderful JLSD volunteer responsible for securing the great media coverage for Jingle Bell Bachelor Bash. 59 more words