Artists can no longer accept the crumb of ‘affordable housing for artists’ that allows further luxury development, resulting in higher costs of living for everybody else. instead, we demand policies to insure
Without adequate resources, the cultural and artistic practices of communities of color cannot thrive, and they are forced to assimilate to the dominant culture, which continues to erase and appropriate their lives and cultures.
The People's Cultural Plan
We support the following organizations and demands:
Unpaid labor is not only an issue of exploitation—it is an issue of exclusion. Without guaranteed remuneration at the very points of entry that should be most open and inclusive, the current structure excludes artists and cultural workers who cannot afford to work for free.