Dance/USA offers a special presentation of Culture + Community in a Time of Transformation: A Special Edition of Culture Track, a collaboration between LaPlaca Cohen, Slover Linett Audience Research, and Yancey Consulting. The second wave of this national study includes a broader frame for culture as well as deeper involvement with small, rural, or BIPOC-serving organizations.
Culture + Community is a national research initiative aimed at bridging the cultural sector with the experiences and needs of its communities and audiences during the pandemic and beyond. The findings coming out of this survey also aim to provide the field with actionable insights towards becoming more equitable, inclusive spaces and toward a movement of transformation as cultural organizations become more active participants within movements for social and racial justice.
Jen Benoit-Bryan and Melody Buyukozer Dawkins of Slover Linett share highlights from this research series in two presentations including information specifically about dance attenders. Watch a seven-minute lightning round to get an overview of the research or watch a longer, more in-depth presentation to learn more!
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Learn more about the study highlighted in these presentations, Culture + Community in a Time of Transformation: A Special Edition of Culture Track. Access Culture + Community in a Time of Transformation: A Special Edition of Culture Track
The research includes a report, A Place to be Heard; a Space to Feel Held: Black Perspectives on Creativity, Trustworthiness, Welcome and Well-Being–Findings from a Qualitative Study, that explores the role of creativity, joy, belonging, and connection in the lives of Black and African American adults around the nation. Access A Place to be Heard; a Space to Feel Held: Black Perspectives on Creativity, Trustworthiness, Welcome and Well-Being–Findings from a Qualitative Study
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