On Monday, September 27 Equity’s Diversity & Inclusion Department hosted an EEOC dialogue for Hispanic Heritage Month entitled “Poder Y Justicia: Latinamericanos, Activism & Theatre Artistry.”
On Wednesday, July 28, the Diversity & Inclusion Department of Actors' Equity Association provided members and update on its Diversity & Inclusion Retrofit of the organization.
On June 30, Equity’s diversity and inclusion department hosted “Let’s Talk Hair,” a discussion of the context of the April resolution passed by council to include hair texture as a protected characteristic in union contracts.
On Thursday, June 3, Equity’s Equal Employment Opportunity Committee held its biannual dialogue on race, with theatre artist and activist Kaja Dunn.
On Monday, May 24, Actors’ Equity Association’s diversity and inclusion department hosted an event for AAPI Heritage Month entitled Claiming Our Power: AAPI Agency, Representation and Justice in the Workplace.
The “Hair Texture as a Protected Characteristic” resolution mandates that Equity bring to all negotiations going forward the addition of “hair texture” to the protected characteristics in the anti-discrimination clause.
On Thursday, January 28, Equity’s Equal Employment Opportunity Committee (EEOC) hosted “Escalating Diversity & Inclusion: Meet the Producers,” a conversation with a panel of producers to discuss efforts to ensure parity in the industry.
On Monday, February 22, Equity’s Equal Employment Opportunity Committee held “The Climb,” an annual celebration of Black History Month that uplifts the contributions and concerns of Black Equity members.
On November 12, 2020, the Diversity and Inclusion Department and Equal Employment Opportunity Committee of Actors' Equity held a diversity webinar on race and ethnicity, presented by Kaja Dunn, UNC Charlotte Assistant Professor of Theatre.
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