Diversity & Inclusion
Equity is a deeply rooted value within our organization. Here you will find resources that aim to raise awareness and foster diversity and inclusion in the circus arts. If you are bilingual, don't hesitate to visit the French version of this page to find different resources!
Educate Yourself: Online Racial Equity Workshops (ongoing):
A big selection of workshops online to help you learn more and provide a platform for conversations on racial injustices and inequality. Donation suggested.
Dates: Multiples dates from now to May, 2021.
Professional Artistic Mentorship offered by Diversité artistique Montréal (DAM)
It provides inspiring mentorship opportunities for professional artists of diverse backgrounds. Mentors provide expert guidance, support and inspiration to help mentees concretely develop their careers.
Teaching for Diversity
A list of resources for teachers, put together by the University of Alberta. Some resources focus on ethnic and cultural diversity, including Indigenous cultures and immigrant cultures. Other resources provide strategies, information and lesson plans for teaching tolerance, human rights, and anti-racism.
Checklist for meaningfully inclusive events
10 things to think about in order to make your event truly inclusive
White supremacy culture in organizations
This document lists the types of organizational culture that perpetuate systemic racism, and proposes concrete measures to implement truly inclusive internal policies and a better ethics in professional relations.
Results from the North-American survey on equity and inclusion in circus
Survey conducted by Circus for Change in 2020
Deaf and Disability Arts Practices in Canada
Report by the Canada Council for the arts
State of gender equality in the cultural and creative sectors
A UNESCO publication
Anti-racist resource guide
Resources gathered by Victoria Alexander, PhD student at the University of Maryland College of Education, studying Higher Education, conducting critical research on various anti-racist topics.