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Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Resources

The 49 List

Creative Resources

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49 Plays by Women of Colour that you can program tomorrow!

Black, Plays

Fringe Theatre Anti-Racsim Toolbox

Tools

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A collaboratively built, community-minded toolkit of anti-racism resources specifically for local white theatre creators.

Resource Compilation

BIPOC Playwrights Project

Creative Resources

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Dedicated to BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour) playwrights of the 20th and 21st centuries, whose works are in English or with English translations widely available. This is intended to serve as a resource for theatre educators and practitioners looking for a broader choice of texts and

Plays

31 Black Canadian Female Playwrights You Should Know

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A list of Black Canadian Female playwrights compiled by Amanda Parris of CBC Arts.

Black

BIPOC Swaplist

Creative Resources

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A list of plays by BIPOC authors that can be swapped in for plays that get produced much more frequently.

Plays, Resource Compilation

The Alternative Canon

Creative Resources

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Non-Western plays, plays by Black, Indigenous, people of colour, women, and queer writers from before 1945.

Plays

Phrases to Eliminate in the Rehearsal Room

Articles

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In this article from Minnesota Playlist, Ashanti Sakina Ford identifies phrases that should not be used in a rehearsal space - or anywhere, for that matter!

Terminology

Scaffolded Anti-Racist Resources

Tools

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The goal with these resources is to facilitate growth for white folks to become allies, and eventually accomplices for anti-racist work. These resources have been ordered in an attempt to make them more accessible.

Resource Compilation, Take Action

Nahanee Creative

Education

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Catalyzing social change to transform colonial narratives & impacts with workshop facilitation, transformative organizational development, decolonizing workbooks & communication design grounded in Squamish Matriarchy.

Indigenous, Training

Anti-Racist Theatre - HowlRound

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A selection of content that calls out systemic racism in theatre and points toward anti-racist practices.

Resource Compilation

BIPOC Demands for White American Theatre

Articles

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A document created by a collective of IBPOC theatre artists and workers that states clear expectations of white theatre organizations.

Initiative

White Supremecy Culture

Articles

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A widely circulated article written by Tema Okun that outlines the characterstics of white supremicist culture.

Terminology

Respectful Workplaces in the Arts

Tools

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Respectful Workplaces in the Arts is a national campaign to build a sector-wide culture of fairness, dignity and respect. Let’s work together to shape safe and healthy work environments, free from all forms of harassment.

Consultation, Resource Compilation, Training

Anti-Racist and Anti-Oppressive Futures for TYA

Tools

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Anti-Racist & Anti-Oppressive Futures for Theatre for Young Audiences: An Interactive Guide contains a collection of non-negotiable demands for change, “thought questions,” anonymous anecdotes from BIPOC TYA practitioners, external resources, an interactive glossary, and exercises that require activ

Treaty Seven Indigenous Ally Toolkit

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Compiled by the Calgary Foundation, this toolkit offers some basic steps to be taken on the path to becoming an Indigenous Ally.

Indigenous, Take Action, Terminology

NativeLand.ca

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An interactive map that broadly outlines the traditional lands of Indigenous nations around the world.

Indigenous

Equity Self-Assesment

Tools

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Provides a self-reflective starting point for organizations committed to advancing equity through structural change. This resource has been developed by ADHOC Assembly with support from the shared leadership within PACT’s ALL IN initiative.

Inclusion Factor

Education

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Inclusion Factor works with companies and organizations across North America to translate their vision into measurable and scalable diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) tactics and strategies aligned to critical business outcomes.

Consultation, Training

artEquity

Education

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artEquity provides tools, resources, and training at the intersection of art and activism. With over 5,000 individuals trained, and a growing alumni community, artEquity is building a broad base of individuals and organizations who are strategically poised to create and sustain a culture of equity,

Consultation, Resource Compilation, Training

Centre for Race & Culture

Education

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CFRAC Consulting fosters diversity, inclusion, and equity by collaborating with individuals, organizations, and systems.

Consultation

Naheywin

Education

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Naheyawin offers sustainable, practical, Indigenous-based solutions for the improvement of diversity and inclusion in businesses, organizations and institutions through interactive workshop sessions, equity audits, and public engagement design and facilitation.

Consultation, Training

Black-led and Black-serving businesses in Calgary

Directory

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Compiled by the Calgary foundation, this list includes non-profit and charitable organizations, advocacy groups, business, and organizations in Calgary and beyond.

Black

AfroBiz Directory

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Canada's most comprehensive directory of Black owned businesses & Black entrepreneurs.

Black

People's Hub

Advocacy Group

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PeoplesHub is an online training organization connecting and supporting groups and individuals across geographies in order to build more powerful, thriving, and transformative movements.

Disability in the arts, Resource Compilation, Terminology, Training

Think Before You Appropriate

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This guide provides advice to designers and marketers on why and how to avoid misappropriation, and underlines the mutual benefits of responsible collaborations with Indigenous artists and communities.

Indigenous

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