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DEI Committee: In Honor of Pride Month and Juneteenth

A Message from the AFM Local 47 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee:

The DEI Committee applauds the national effort to celebrate Pride Month and Juneteenth. Juneteenth affords us the opportunity commemorate the emancipation of enslaved black Americans. Pride Month is our chance to acknowledge our LGBTQ+ community.

Our support of these celebrations represent the kind of freedoms that must be a part of our workplace and private lives.

– The DEI Committee

Oscars 2022 Orchestra Highlights Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

by Susan Chatman, AFM Local 47 Diversity Committee

Congratulations to the music production team of the 94th Academy Awards for their hard work and superb artistry.

The music production leaders should also be applauded for their diverse representation of musicians, music styles and performances.

There were close to 120 musicians who performed at the 94th Academy Awards. What is notable was the cultural diversity, blend of musical styles, ages and genders from all over the world. Continue reading