Marion Cultural Alliance Cultural Equity Statement
To support a full creative life for all, Marion Cultural Alliance (MCA) commits to championing policies and practices of cultural equity that empowers a just, inclusive, equitable environment, creating opportunities to engage under recognized diverse artists and convening appreciators of the arts in Ocala/Marion County communities.
DEFINITION OF CULTURAL EQUITY
Cultural equity embodies the values, policies, and practices that ensure that all people—including but not limited to those who have been historically underrepresented based on race/ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, socioeconomic status, geography, citizenship status, or religion—are represented in the development of arts policy; the support of artists; the nurturing of accessible, thriving venues for expression; and the fair distribution of programmatic, financial, and informational resources.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS & AFFIRMATIONS
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Questions? Please contact MCA’s Executive Director Jaye Baillie by clicking here.
Marion Cultural Alliance, Inc. (MCA) is a 501(c) charitable organization registered with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. A copy of the official registration (#CH551) and the financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Affairs by calling toll-free 1-800-435-7352 within the state or visit the website www.freshfromflorida.com/divsions-offices/consurmer-services. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state. No goods or services were received and is tax-deductible by law. Marion Cultural Alliance, Inc. does not engage paid solicitors.