Speaker: Marc Bamuthi Joseph, Vice President and Artistic Director of Social Impact, The Kennedy Center

As Vice President of Social Impact at the Kennedy Center, Marc Bamuthi Joseph successfully moved the organization from an engagement model to an equity model as the institution seeks to be in better compliance with an anti-racist agenda. During these remarks, he layed out a blueprint for the classical field that lifted its gaze beyond the horizon of equity, diversity, and inclusion work to consider a focus on systemic solidarity or structural allyship instead. He also offered candor, tools, difficult questions, a poet’s delivery, and an executive’s sense of the organizational stakes during this dynamic keynote.

This session was generously Sponsored by Fisher Dachs Associates.

This session was made possible by a generous grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.


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