Funding Research

October 8, 2020 by admin

Appendix C: Committee Sound-bytes, Impetus

Deep Context: My approach to data is “deep context”; I see value in understanding what is beneath the data. I think context is what helps determine future courses of action, which result in systemic solutions.

September 16, 2020 by admin

Why Do We Need Another Survey?

March 9, 2020 by admin

“Every system is perfectly designed to get the result it gets.”
— W. Edwards Deming (possibly apocryphal)

Cultural equity is critical to the arts and culture sector’s long-term viability, as well as to the ability of the arts to contribute to healthy, vibrant, equitable communities for all. At the core of the challenges related to cultural equity are the historically inequitable distribution of resources and the value systems, biases, and systemic barriers associated with that distribution.

May 14, 2018 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

"What was the original goal of the arts education policy and advocacy grantmaking work?" That is one of the questions the education and policy firm, Education First, tackled after the Hewlett Foundation commissioned an evaluation of its arts education grantmaking over the past decade.