New Jersey Arts and Culture Administrators of Color

Kick-off Gathering of NJAAC in Camden, NJ

New Jersey Arts and Culture Administrators of Color (NJACAC) is a network of professional arts administrators of color dedicated to advancing efforts related to equity, diversity, and inclusion within New Jersey’s arts community. This initiative is a partnership between New Jersey Theatre Alliance (NJTA), the state’s service organization for professional producing theatre companies, ArtPride New Jersey, the state’s largest arts service and advocacy organization, and New Jersey State Council on the Arts.

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entrepreneurship panelNJACAC May Gathering: Artreprenuership 101 Panel

Date: May 20, 2021
Time: 6:00PM
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With the ever-changing landscape of the arts and culture sector, administrators are finding new ways to create their own personal brand identity and entrepreneurial endeavors. In this panel discussion, hosted by the New Jersey Arts and Culture Administrators of Color network, panelists will provide participants with skills, best practices, and tools for becoming successful entrepreneurs in the arts while developing their own personal brand.
This space is created for people of color, those who identify as, live their daily lives as, and understand themselves as people of color. For more information, please contact Deonté Griffin-Quick at

Blog Series: Vital Voices & Vision

This blog series is intended to be a platform for members of the New Jersey Arts and Culture Administrators of Color network to share their creativity, expertise, and thoughts.
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Is your organization hiring? Want to promote the great work you are doing? Want to share valuable resources? Our private Facebook group is also a great platform for us to connect with one another! 
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Access to Resources

Many POC arts leaders are being directly impacted by COVID-19. Layoffs, reduced hours, and cancelled egagements are affecting arts workers in our sector. Our committee has compiled a document of resources for artists and administrators of color who are in need of immediate support. We welcome you to share resources to this document by emailing Deonté Griffin-Quick


NJACAC Committee Members

Michael “Miko” Castillo, Andrea Cuevas, Chase Jackson, Kayla Kim Votapek, Dontae Muse, Taneshia Nash Laird, Anita Thomas, Porché Hardy, Vincent Hall, Deonté Griffin-Quick