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Objective 5: Provide high quality arts education for all New York City public school studentsStrategy B: Expand access to arts education for Multilingual Learners and students with disabilities, including professional development for educators and teaching artists
ActionAwarded arts partnership grants to 357 schools to work with 96 unique arts and cultural organizations to offer arts education services to students focused on multilingual learners, students with disabilities, and family engagement.
Objective 5: Provide high quality arts education for all New York City public school studentsStrategy B: Expand access to arts education for Multilingual Learners and students with disabilities, including professional development for educators and teaching artists
ActionExpanded Multilingual Learners and the Arts, a pilot to support 8 schools in District 10 in the Bronx by deepening visual arts and music learning in conjunction with language acquisition.
Objective 1: Increase equitable funding and support for culture, especially in historically underserved communitiesStrategy D: Improve cultural access for historically marginalized groups of artists, audiences, and cultural workers
ActionRenewed funding to 19 NYC-based nonprofits as part of the CreateNYC Disability Forward Fund in support of programming that deepen engagement in the arts for people with disabilities as artists, cultural workers, and audience members.
Budget: $535K
Occurrence: One-time
Objective 1: Increase equitable funding and support for culture, especially in historically underserved communitiesStrategy D: Improve cultural access for historically marginalized groups of artists, audiences, and cultural workers
ActionAwarded funding to 36 NYC-based nonprofits as part of the CreateNYC Language Access Fund in support of programming that increases access to arts and culture for those whose primary language is not English.
Objective 1: Increase equitable funding and support for culture, especially in historically underserved communitiesStrategy D: Improve cultural access for historically marginalized groups of artists, audiences, and cultural workers
ActionLaunched the Disability Forward Fund, which supported 22 cultural programs committed to serving artists, cultural workers, and audiences with disabilities.
Fiscal Year: 2018 | $640K
Occurrence: One-time
Objective 2: Cultivate inclusive practices in the cultural sectorStrategy A: Encourage affirmative and inclusive employment and programmatic policies among DCLA grantees
ActionCo-hosted, with the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, workshops for the NYC: ATWORK initiative for members of the CIG and CDF grantees to increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities in the cultural sector.
Fiscal Year: 2018
Occurrence: One-time
Objective 2: Cultivate inclusive practices in the cultural sectorStrategy C: Cultivate inclusive employment policies within the Department of Cultural Affairs
ActionHired DCLA's first External Affairs and Disability Inclusion Associate to strengthen engagement and programming focused on disability inclusion within the cultural sector.
Fiscal Year: 2018
Occurrence: Ongoing

Glossary

Cultural Institutions Group (CIG)

A 33-member group of cultural organizations located on City-owned property and receiving significant capital and operating support from the City.

Cultural Development Fund (CDF)

The Department of Cultural Affairs’ annual grant-making process for New York City's nonprofit arts and cultural organizations.

Fiscal Year (FY)

The New York City budget cycle starts on July 1 of a given year and ends on June 30 of the following year.

One-time

An action that occurred in the stated fiscal year.

Multi-year

An action that was initiated in the stated fiscal year and repeats for a finite number of years.

Ongoing

An action that was initiated in the stated fiscal year and occurs annually without a defined end date.

 
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