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Update Notes #99 | September 2018

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WESTAF Update Notes #99 | September 2018 From Anthony Radich, Executive Director This is the 99th in a continuing series of updates about the work of WESTAF. WESTAF Announces Inclusion and Equity Advancement Services In 2043, the country’s population will tip toward a white minority. As nonprofit and public-sector arts organizations take on the challenge of exploring how to serve a broad constituency and effectively address community needs and concerns, WESTAF is introducing inclusion and equity advancement services to provide assistance and guidance in this area. A long-time advocate for equity across the field and a thought leader with a national reputation for creating and building solutions to strengthen the arts field, WESTAF is dedicated to facing challenges alongside clients, as partners, with a shared commitment to eliminating barriers and achieving equitable outcomes for a broad set of stakeholders. Organizations will collaborate with lead consultant Chrissy Deal, who brings more than 20 years of nonprofit, education, and philanthropic experience. Deal serves on the Board of Trustees at the Denver Foundation, where she is a member of the Executive Committee and past chair of its Leadership & Equity committee, whose purpose is to advance racial equity by acknowledging and dismantling the…

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