Tell Mia’s Director and Board of Trustees to step up and support their workers!

Reasons for signing

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Amanda Cortes
Jul 14, 2020
Leadership at the MIA has a responsibility to steward tax and philanthropic dollars in a way that transforms their rhetoric about inclusion, equity and community into action by safeguarding their workers livelihood and acknowledging the progress the MIA has made is due to their labor.

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Stephen Sugarman
Jul 9, 2020
Because I believe that all institutions must make real change to be inclusive through cultural diversity on levels of museum life -

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Susanna Weinholt
Jul 1, 2020
It’s the right thing to do

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John Lehnen
Jul 1, 2020
I’m signing because I care about the arts and those who create and work in the arts.

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Beth Mercer-Taylor
Jun 26, 2020
If umn faculty can do this, so can mia. The fact of public funding requires accountability and much more effort at equity, at a minimum.

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Claire Zucker
Jun 26, 2020
15% cuts are not enough!!

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Willy Lee
Jun 26, 2020
As a former BIPOC staff member over a decade ago, I know these aren’t new issues. I had hoped Mia had made better progress by now, but today is the next best time for action.

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kate moore
Jun 26, 2020
Mia has am opportunity to be on the right side of history here. We are watching.

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Jane Sitter
Jun 24, 2020
I have regularly donated to your institution, and as such I would like to see you commit to the requests outlined from your employees. You must do better.

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Julie Roberts
Jun 24, 2020
My cousin has lost his job at MIA