Equity in the Arts Conference

Equity in the Arts Conference

September 10 from 9am-3pm

Everyone is talking about equity. Now let’s focus on sharing the great things the local arts and culture sector is doing right here in Chattanooga to further equity in the arts. We will be learning from our friends and neighbors about the programs they are doing that demonstrate best practices, solutions, and actions having real impact on diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility efforts in the local arts sector.

The schedule:

9:00 a.m. – 9:05 a.m. Welcome – James McKissic

9:10 a.m. – 10:10 a.m. Morning Guest Speaker – Phoenix Sun Park

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Workshop Session (Pick one of 5 concurrent breakout sessions)

11:30 a.m. – 12:40 p.m. Lunch break

12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Workshop Session (Pick one of 5 concurrent breakout sessions)

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Keynote Speaker – Dr. Enkeshi El-Amin with a live Black Appalachia podcast episode featuring Dr. Roland Carter

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