The lack of diverse representation in Hollywood, Broadway, television and film has become a reoccurring issue with little to no work being done to remedy it. In response, the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, co-authored by arts advocates Supervisors Hilda L. Solis and Sheila Kuehl that will reflect arts diversity throughout the County’s arts [...]
The arts has become a top priority for Supervisor Hilda L. Solis who today, advocated for her motion calling for a one-percent requirement from private developers. Revenue from the new requirement is set for arts services and the creation of art for residents of the unincorporated areas of the County. “What we aim to do [...]
LA County Board of Supervisors Approves Motion to Enhance Diversity at all Levels of Arts Institutions
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, co-authored by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, that requires the County Arts Commission to establish an advisory group of diverse arts leaders who will work with arts institutions to develop recommendations for ways to enhance the participation and leadership of individuals from underrepresented communities in the arts.
Supervisor Hilda L. Solis calls for recommendations on ways to diversify the boards, staffs, audiences, and programming of major arts institutions in her motion co-authored with Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas.