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Objective 2: Cultivate inclusive practices in the cultural sectorStrategy A: Encourage affirmative and inclusive employment and programmatic policies among DCLA grantees
ActionConducted, in partnership with SMU DataArts, a cultural workforce demographic survey of 65 cultural organizations that yielded 7,000 responses to set a benchmark understanding of the sector's diversity and inform diversity and inclusion efforts.
Fiscal Year: 2019 | $65K
Occurrence: One-time
Objective 2: Cultivate inclusive practices in the cultural sectorStrategy A: Encourage affirmative and inclusive employment and programmatic policies among DCLA grantees
ActionRequired all CIGs to submit action-oriented diversity, equity, and inclusion plans with measurable goals by April 2019.
Fiscal Year: 2019
Occurrence: Ongoing
Objective 2: Cultivate inclusive practices in the cultural sectorStrategy A: Encourage affirmative and inclusive employment and programmatic policies among DCLA grantees
ActionAdded new questions addressing diversity, equity, and inclusion to the CDF application for consideration in the grant evaluation process along with support and feedback provided for future applicants in seminars.
Fiscal Year: 2019
Occurrence: Ongoing
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 B: Expand pathways to and advancement in careers in arts and culture for students from underrepresented communities
ActionPlaced 127 undergraduate CUNY students in paid internships at 62 cultural organizations through CUNY Cultural Corps.
Fiscal Year: 2018 | $500K
Occurrence: Ongoing
Objective 2: Cultivate inclusive practices in the cultural sectorStrategy B: Expand pathways to and advancement in careers in arts and culture for students from underrepresented communities
ActionPlaced 130 undergraduate CUNY students in paid internships at 63 cultural organizations through CUNY Cultural Corps.
Fiscal Year: 2019 | $500K
Occurrence: Ongoing
Objective 2: Cultivate inclusive practices in the cultural sectorStrategy B: Expand pathways to and advancement in careers in arts and culture for students from underrepresented communities
ActionLaunched CreateNYC: Leadership Accelerator, in partnership with CUNY School of Professional Studies, to offer free, equity-centered professional development to 26 diverse, emerging cultural leaders.
Fiscal Year: 2018 | $240K
Occurrence: One-time
Objective 2: Cultivate inclusive practices in the cultural sectorStrategy B: Expand pathways to and advancement in careers in arts and culture for students from underrepresented communities
ActionLaunched two new CreateNYC: Leadership Accelerator cohorts for 52 diverse, emerging cultural leaders.
Fiscal Year: 2019 | $133.8K
Occurrence: One-time
Objective 2: Cultivate inclusive practices in the cultural sectorStrategy C: Cultivate inclusive employment policies within the Department of Cultural Affairs
ActionEstablished a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee for DCLA employees to improve workplace policies and practices.
Fiscal Year: 2018
Occurrence: Ongoing
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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