Author(s): Moriarty, Pia, Ph.D.
Date of Publication: May 15, 2019

The study focused on the largest immigrant and refugee population groups in Santa Clara concluded that the participatory arts serve essential functions for Silicon Valley's immigrants and refugees in their ability to help them assimilate as well as maintain their cultural identity.

Author(s): Bailey, Chelsea1 chelsea
Date of Publication: May 15, 2019

The visual arts, like multicultural education, play a vital role in our understanding of diverse human experiences

Author(s): Kolb, Bonita M.
Date of Publication: May 15, 2019

This paper addresses the issues of the level of ethnic group attendance at the arts and the results of survey of an arts event successful in attracting an ethnic audience will be analyzed to see if it can provide insight as to whether ethnic audiences have unique attendance motivation.

Author(s): VSA arts Staff Writers
Date of Publication: May 15, 2019

This publication presents the successful strategies from recipients of the 2003 VSA arts/Metlife Foundation Award of Excellence in Arts Access. Since 2000, VSA arts and MetLife Foundation have honored arts organizations who provide innovative and enduring accessible arts programs.

Author(s): International Congress of Educating Cities
Date of Publication: May 15, 2019

This publication provides summaries of all the Congress presentations, with the focus on urban projects presented by delegates in the workshops. It is hoped that the mission of the Congress to foster communication and sharing between cities will continue as member cities use this document to familiarize themselves with international projects of interest and then utilize the delegate directory to contact and pursue issues of common concern with others who attended. (from abstract)

Date of Publication: May 15, 2019

Established in 1993, Help4Nonprofits & Tribes Institute developed management methodologies for nonprofits and tribal organizations which include sustainable approaches to improving the quality of life in the communities these sectors serve. Their website is a resource of information that focuses on these innovative management approaches. It offers an online library of articles on nonprofit management issues, a separate web-based library of articles on tribal business management and economic development issues, details

Author(s): Ivey, Bill
Date of Publication: May 15, 2019

This report begins by redefining “cultural diplomacy” in light of current events, and then reviews the history and current state of cultural diplomacy efforts. Our report concludes by identifying key challenges, possible initiatives, and essential questions that, if engaged, can enable cultural institutions, government agencies, arts industries, policy makers, and private sector leaders to harness the global movement of our expressive life to advance our national goals.

Author(s): Kramer, Marcia, Editor
Date of Publication: 2105

This report, produced by Pew Research Center, examines the attitudes, experiences and demographic characteristics of multiracial Americans. The findings are based on data from two primary sources: A nationally representative survey of 1,555 multiracial Americans ages 18 and older, conducted online from Feb. 6 to April 6, 2015, and Pew Research analyses of data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Author(s): Kidd, D., and Castano, E.
Date of Publication: November 1, 2017

This report follows an earlier study that observed an increased ability to understand others’ thoughts and feelings after reading literary fiction. It looks at the prolonged effects of exposure to literary fiction and the resulting effects.

Author(s): Foster, Nicole; Grodach, Carl; and Murdoch III, James
Date of Publication: January 25, 2016

Using data from the Cultural Data Project, the authors determine where newly established New York City arts organizations locate in terms of neighborhood racial, income, and industry diversity.