Public Trust and Accountability

Museums need to consider elements of DEAI in all areas of museum practice, including in relation to public trust and accountability.

Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion in Museums

This publication provides background for incorporating diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion into all aspects of museums’ structure. Chapters on “The Leadership Imperative” by Laura Lott, Lisa Sasaki’s “It’s time to stop and ask “Why”!” and “Much has been taken, but not all is lost” by Eduardo Diaz are the most useful.

Mission Matters

This book provides new insights on how to envision relevant and impactful museums. Taking into consideration the diversity of people and the need for museums to better position themselves as leaders and change agents in the greater landscape of our times.

Panelists share the importance and complexities of creating statements honoring Indigenous peoples

This article from the Lawrence Times discusses the use and complications in organizations’ developing land acknowledgments.

Power and Privilege in the 21st Century Museum

This free publication from the UK Museums Association provides tactics for change from their Museums Association Transformers program.

Talking About Race

The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture developed this website to help the American people think and talk about race and racial equity.

The White Supremacy Elephant in the Room

Museums and Race contributors Janeen Bryant, Barbara Cohen-Stratyner, Stacey Mann, and Levon Williams offer insights on how white supremacy culture permeates museums and provide tips on both the individual and institutional level that will disrupt white supremacy culture.

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