National Dialogue on Careers in the Arts for People with Disabilities, 2016

A new report has been released from The U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the National Arts and Disability Center summarizing the ideas and recommendations made by 401 participants from the arts and disability communities in response to the key question posed - what ideas do you have to increase the career preparation and employment of people with disabilities in the arts? – The online dialogue garnered 112 ideas, 587 comments and 1,095 votes in five main topic areas: challenges and opportunities for Careers in the Arts; education and job training for artists and arts administrators; identity, disclosure, and representation in the arts; disability-specific or arts specific issues; and success stories and positive change.

Careers in the Arts Brief.pdf