Equity Statement: Fostering Inclusivity and Diversity in the Arts
At Fort Mason Artist we are committed to creating an environment that embraces equity, diversity, and inclusivity in all aspects of our operations and artistic endeavors. Our dedication to these principles is unwavering, as we believe that the arts should be a reflection of the richness and complexity of the world we inhabit.
We recognize that historically, the arts have not always been accessible to all members of our community. In light of this, we strive to dismantle barriers that have excluded underrepresented individuals and marginalized communities. We are dedicated to ensuring that our organization is a safe, welcoming, and empowering space for people of all backgrounds, identities, abilities, and perspectives.
Key principles of our equity commitment include:
Our commitment to equity is an ongoing journey, one that requires continuous self-reflection and action. We welcome feedback from our community, recognizing that the perspectives of those we serve are integral to shaping our path forward.
By prioritizing equity, diversity, and inclusivity, we aspire to contribute to a more just and harmonious society through the transformative power of the arts.
Fostering Respectful and Safe Artistic Spaces at Fort Mason Artists
Fort Mason Artists is dedicated to creating an environment that values and respects the dignity and rights of every individual who engages with our organization. We are committed to maintaining a safe, inclusive, and harassment-free space for artists, staff, volunteers, patrons, and all members of our community, both online and offline.
We believe that artistic expression thrives in an atmosphere where individuals feel secure, supported, and free from harassment of any kind. As such, we strictly prohibit any form of harassment, including but not limited to:
We are dedicated to upholding a zero-tolerance policy against any form of harassment within the Fort Mason Artists community. If you experience or witness harassment, we encourage you to report the incident promptly to a staff member or volunteer. We assure you that all reports will be handled confidentially, thoroughly, and with the utmost sensitivity.
Appropriate actions will be taken to address any violations of our anti-harassment policy, including, but not limited to, warnings, education, removal from events or premises, and legal measures if necessary.
By joining the Fort Mason Artists community, you agree to contribute to a culture of mutual respect and kindness. Let us work together to ensure that our artistic spaces remain welcoming, safe, and enriching for all.
Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion at Fort Mason Artists
At Fort Mason Artists, we firmly believe that the arts have the power to transcend boundaries and bring people together. Our commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive community is integral to the values we uphold. We embrace individuals of all backgrounds, identities, and experiences, and we are dedicated to providing an environment free from discrimination.
We stand against all forms of discrimination, including but not limited to:
We are committed to creating an artistic community that celebrates the rich tapestry of human experience. Through our programming, events, and interactions, we strive to create opportunities for meaningful engagement, dialogue, and understanding among individuals of all walks of life.
We actively seek out perspectives that may have been historically underrepresented and strive to amplify diverse voices in the arts. Our commitment to anti-discrimination goes beyond mere words – it's a fundamental aspect of who we are as an organization.
If you encounter any form of discrimination within the Fort Mason Artists community, we encourage you to report it to a staff member or volunteer. We are dedicated to addressing such incidents promptly, and appropriate actions will be taken to ensure a safe and welcoming environment for all.
Let us work together to uphold the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion that enrich our shared artistic journey.
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