Music and Social Justice, A Case Study in Creating a Diversity & Inclusion Alliance
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 — 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm PDT
Percussive Arts Society (PAS) Executive Director Joshua Simonds, Diversity Alliance Chair, Elizabeth DeLamater, and members of the PAS Diversity Alliance join host Mary Luehrsen for a frank discussion on why creating the alliance was a crucial step to the health of their organization; how they got started; and what they've learned along the way. The PAS panel will be specific about its challenges and successes, and smaller breakout group discussions will give you the tools needed to create a roadmap for your organization to become more diverse and inclusive.
Panelists: Heather Sloane, Media & Maps Assistance and Independent Scholar, Indiana University; Elizabeth DeLamater, Diversity Alliance Chairperson, Percussive Arts Society; Jillian Baxter, Assistant Professor, Albany State University; and Joshua Simonds, Executive Director, Percussive Arts Society.