Engage Diverse Cultural Groups

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Goal 3

Engage Diverse Cultural Groups

Do you know the pivotal year? 2050. That’s when nearly one in five people in the US will be immigrants, according to the Pew Research Center – and the year Caucasians will officially rate minority status.

Does your organization’s programming, marketing and staff reflect the current demographics of your community? How about the demographics of the future?

As many of our partners prepared for this diversity tsunami, they were delighted to find new sources of artistic and organizational inspiration.

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Strategy 3: Diversify Staff

Diversifying your staff isn’t about being PC. It’s about survival. Trust, credibility, and cultural fluency are just some of the assets diverse staff members bring.

Northwest Folklife: Community Arts Engagement Mentorship Project

Northwest Folklife: Community Arts Engagement Mentorship Project
Enlisting the aid of a Somali community member is the secret to making folk art presentation a success