Credits & Acknowledgements
Leveraging a Network for Equity was supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation & their Senior Program Officer, Susan Feder.
Co-Creators and Contributors
Cohort Members and Consultants
This is a list of current staff, former staff, and board members.
The Carpetbag Theatre, Inc.
Linda Parris-Bailey, Emmanuel Bailey, Jonathan Clark*
Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas
Dawn Chirwa, Jeffrey Cohen, Suryanka Kalra, Merri Ann Osborne, dani tirrell, Sharon Williams, Nina Yarbrough*
Coleman Center for the Arts
Jackie Clay,* Suzanne McGahey, Audra Tignor
Hayti Heritage Center/St. Joseph’s Historic Foundation, Inc.
Angela Lee,* Melody Little
Damia Khanboubi,* Kiyoko McCrae, Stephanie McKee-Anderson, Mariana Sheppard, Adonis White Price
La Peña Cultural Center
Tara Dalbo, Carol Pierson, Natalia Neira Retamal, Bianca Torres
Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana (MACLA)
Anjee Helstrup-Alvarez,* Nicolas Holguin, Letetia Rodriguez
The Myrna Loy
Phil Campbell, Krys Holmes,* Retta Leaphart
Native American Community Development Institute (NACDI) & All My Relations Arts
Alex Buffalohead, Robert Lilligren, Edward Minnema, Taylor Rose Payer, Cole St. Arnold, Angela Two Stars, Rory Erler Wakemup
Pangea World Theater
Adlyn Carreras, Dipankar Mukherjee, Meena Natarajan,* Anh-Thu Pham
Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center
Tony Garcia, Mica Garcia de Benavidez, Tanya Mote,* Victor Vialpando
The Theater Offensive
Evelyn Francis,* Matt Gelman, Stetson Marshall, Abe Rybeck, Harold Steward, Tonasia Jones
Leatrice Ellzy, Justin Laing,* Keryl McCord, Kiyoko McCrae, Sham-e-Ali Nayeem,* Márquez Rhyne, Kristen Sbrogna,* and Beatrice Thomas*
*A subset of cohort members and consultants participated in a design team for these offerings. They lovingly called themselves “the Geese” and flocked in different configurations at various points.
National Performance Network LANE Staff
Sage Crump and Monica Tyran
National Performance Network
LANE was a program of the National Performance Network (NPN), a vibrant network of artists and organizations committed to advancing racial and cultural justice through the arts. Over the years, staff who have supported LANE include: Steve Bailey, Stanlyn Brevé, Caitlin Strokosch, Monica Tyran, and MK Wegmann.
Nonprofit Finance Fund
Kristine Alvarez, Annie Chang, Chance Craig, Jasson Crockett, Dominique Hugg, Clair Knowlton, Sonia Montoya, and Trella Walker
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Hannah Durak and Susan Feder
Change Elemental is LANE’s partner for this qualitative summation of learning. Team members included: Natalie Bamdad, Elissa Sloan Perry, Monica Tyran, Naima Yael Tokunow, and Natasha Winegar
Social Impact Studios Ennis Carter
Design Coordinator ill Weaver
Illustrator Amir Khadar
Graphic Design And Also Too
Copy Editors Ciara Diane and Sara Carminati
Advisory Committee and LANE Origin Story Leaders
Tamara Alvarado, Steve Bailey, Stanlyn Brevé, Kim Cook, Leatrice Ellzy, Vicki Meek, Meena Natarajan, Ed Noonan, Terezita (Tere) Romo, Mildred Ruiz Sapp, Rosie Gordon Wallace, and MK Wegmann
LANE Identity and Design Contributors
Ennis Carter, Bryan Graham, and Maria Hinds
LANE Assessment Analysis
Steph de Wolfe, Sian O’Faolain, and Jardyn Lake
Facilitators and Consultants
Ebony Golden, Molly Rose Kaufman, Kiara Nagel, and Wendi O’Neal
Brandon Black, Karina Branson, Emily Simons, Jidan Terry-Koon, Janine Underhill, Abby VanMuijen, and Olivia Levins Holden, Nell Pierce, and Donald Thomas of Studio Thalo
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