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Dance Worker Digest | January 2023

Dance/NYC is excited to launch this new monthly newsletter that will offer background on important news facing our community, share resources, and direct dance workers to where they can learn more. Topics include legislation in progress, opportunities available to our sector, and issues that impact and/or advance justice, equity, and inclusion in the arts and culture. …

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Testimony to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries, and International Intergroup Relations: Oversight Hearing on NYC’s Immigrant Communities and the Arts

Submitted to City Council Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries, and International Intergroup Relations on January 12, 2023…

Prepared by Dance/NYC…

Presented by Milena Luna, Interim Executive Director…

 

Dance/NYC State of the Organization Address & Winter Break

(FAQ after letter) Dear Dance Community,  As we come to the close of a third pandemic year, we reflect on the learnings, losses, and triumphs of the past three years. As an artistic community, city, nation, and world, we continue to navigate what remains to be an unprecedented time— one that has forced us to reassess our relationships to each other and to demand and build more just futures. The…

 

Testimony to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries, and International Intergroup Relations: Open Culture Program for Art and Cultural Institutions

Submitted to Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries, and International Intergroup Relations on October 31, 2022…

Prepared by Dance/NYC…

Presented by Ariel Herrera, Research and Advocacy Manager…

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Dance/NYC Announces Dance Industry Census Roundtable Discussion Series

The dance service organization​ Dance/NYC today announced dates for its upcoming Dance Industry Census Roundtable Discussion Series. …

 

Dance/NYC Announces Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund: New York State Edition Grantees

The service organization Dance/NYC is pleased to announce that funding has been awarded to 100 individual dance makers and 65 dance making organizations/groups through the Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund: New York State Edition, made possible by the generous support of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA). …

 

Acknowledgment & Response to DANC’s Call to Action to Stop Disability Erasure

We write to you today to acknowledge the call to action to stop disability erasure published this Saturday, July 23, 2022 via change.org and on Instagram in response to Dance/NYC’s Dance. Workforce. Resilience. (DWR) Initiative Launch Event, which was held in person and via YouTube livestream on Wednesday, July 20, 2022.…

 

Dance/NYC Announces Dance Industry Census

The dance service organization Dance/NYC today announced the launch of the Dance Industry Census, a first-of-its-kind effort to count every individual dance worker, dance-related business, and organization based in the metropolitan New York City area which includes the five boroughs, Westchester, Rockland, Nassau, and Suffolk counties in New York state; and Hudson and Bergen counties in New Jersey.…

 
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