Affinity Group Meetings

Photo from the The POC Entrepreneurial Bootcamp, a leadership development experience for people of color, held by The Melanin Collective and Global Eye Entrepreneurs.

Affinity groups are spaces created by individuals with a shared identity, interest or common goal. In communities and organizations, affinity groups can serve as powerful tools that encourage advancement in equity, inclusion and justice. Read more about starting affinity groups in Communing is Power: Starting Affinity Groups by Advancing Arts Forward on Medium.

Past Facilitated Affinity Group Meetings

Stage Managers of Color led by Jonathan Castanien

Equity United Nations (Staff Members of Color) at Actors’ Equity Association

SAGA: Sexuality and Gender Alliance (Staff Members) at Actors’ Equity Association

People of Color (Staff Members) at The Public Theater


That being said, getting started can sometimes be a complicated or daunting process. Book me to help organize, start-off, and/or co-facilitate your next Affinity Group Meeting(s) for your staff or community or for your organization’s next gathering, conference, event, etc.