What you’ll do
Looking to enhance your team’s work culture and internal diversity? Curious about how to elevate the voices of people of color, LGBTQIA+ folks, and other marginalized communities in your workplace? Bring your team together for a virtual artistic experience in which three LGBTQIA+ artists of color will share original monologues, poems, and stories. After the performances, there will be an audience talkback and an opportunity to explore how amplifying and listening to diverse voices fosters empathy and helps create change in the workplace and beyond.
The agenda for this experience is as follows:
- While You Wait (2 minutes)
- Introduction to the Organization and Its Mission (3 minutes)
- Live Performances Featuring 3 Queer Artists of Diverse Backgrounds (35 minutes)
- Facilitated Talkback and Performer Q&A About LGBTQ+ Issues (15 minutes)
- Closing (5 minutes)
How you’ll make an impact
This award-winning organization empowers women of color through education and the arts while addressing social, racial, and feminist issues. They create opportunities for women of color in theater, visual art, comedy, music, dance, and other media. The organization offers woman-identified creators a unique platform to tell their stories and perform work written for them, by women like them, or even themselves! — an elusive level of realness they call Authentic Representation. They have served 200 artists and generated almost $13,000 in paid work for them. They have also produced and participated in 119 events that have reached thousands of audience members. Since its development, this organization has produced multiple successful women of color artists that have gone on to make waves in music, writing, and acting.