The Action Plan

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Objective 1Increase equitable funding and support for culture, especially in historically underserved communities Objective 2Cultivate inclusive practices in the cultural sector
Strategy AEncourage affirmative and inclusive employment and programmatic policies among DCLA granteesActions
Strategy BExpand pathways to and advancement in careers in arts and culture for students from underrepresented communitiesActions
Action 1Placed 130 undergraduate CUNY students in paid internships at 63 cultural organizations through CUNY Cultural Corps.
Fiscal Year: 2019 | $500K
Occurrence: Ongoing
Action 2Launched two new CreateNYC: Leadership Accelerator cohorts for 52 diverse, emerging cultural leaders.
Fiscal Year: 2019 | $133.8K
Occurrence: One-time
Action 3Presented, in partnership with the Workers Institute at Cornell University, a three-part series of professional development and networking seminars to over 200 early-career arts and entertainment workers.
Fiscal Year: 2018
Occurrence: One-time
Action 4Placed 127 undergraduate CUNY students in paid internships at 62 cultural organizations through CUNY Cultural Corps.
Fiscal Year: 2018 | $500K
Occurrence: Ongoing
Action 5Launched 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
Strategy CCultivate inclusive employment policies within the Department of Cultural Affairs Actions
Objective 3Strengthen connections between the cultural sector and government Objective 4Address the affordability crisis for the cultural community Objective 5Provide high quality arts education for all New York City public school students

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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