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Cultural Equity Statement

In January 2017,  a Cultural Equity Task Force, established to ensure that the policies and procedures of the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission lead to grant awards that reflect the rich diversity (demographic, disciplinary, and cultural) of the population of Sacramento, convened for the first time. Sixteen members of the public were appointed to serve on the Task Force. After six month, their work concluded with the adoption of the Arts Commission's new Cultural Equity Statement. Read the full statement here


Barbara Range
Binh Do
Bobby Roy
Cindy LaMarr
Daphne Burgess
Desireah LaMar 
Gary Simon
James Anderson
Julian Dixon
Marie Acosta
Michael Kennedy
Richard Falcon
Steven Valencia
Tamaira Sandifer
Yolanda Reyes
Yvonne Evans

Task Force Co-Chairs:

Maya Wallace, Commissioner, Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission
Dr. L. Steven Winlock, Commissioner, Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission

SMAC Staff: 

Hilary Amnah, Arts Education Coordinator
Anja Aulenbacher, Grants & Cultural Programs Coordinator
Lennee Eller, Interim Executive Director