ANITA N MARTINEZ BALLET FOLKLORICO

A nonprofit organization

$4,600 raised by 12 donors

46% complete

$10,000 Goal

Anita N. Martinez Ballet Folklorico is committed to creating a dynamic and nurturing educational environment for the community of Dallas. We believe that every child deserves an opportunity and holds potential to achieve greatness through education. Our outreach programs help students who may not have financial means to strengthen their academic performance by motivating them to think, learn, and express themselves through dance. Students receive training from professional maestros and choreographers which gives them the opportunity to perform throughout the metroplex, building self-esteem, confidence, and cultural awareness. ANMBF is committed to building a better future for Dallas youth.

Our Needs

Donations made to ANMBF are used to support out students. As a nonprofit, donations are essential for us to continue supporting the local Dallas community and provide a consistent experience for the Dallas youth. Every donation helps us continue to build a better future for our community. Volunteers are also welcome on weekends to help support live events. All efforts are appreciated and make a difference in the lives of our students.

Mission

The Anita N. Martinez Ballet Folklorico is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating a cultural and educational foundation to unlock the potential of every child through active engagement in the arts

Needs

Support for Artistic Associate from Oaxaca, MX to continue to bring authentic cultural knowledge in relation to dance for our Performing and Academy companies

Equity Statement

At Anita N. Martinez Ballet Folklorico (ANMBF) a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace is one where all employees and volunteers, whatever their gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, sexual orientation or identity, education or disability, feels valued and respected. We are committed to a nondiscriminatory approach and provide equal opportunity for employment and advancement in all of our departments, programs, and worksites. We respect and value diverse life experiences and heritages and ensure that all voices are valued and heard.

We're committed to modeling diversity and inclusion for the entire arts industry of the nonprofit sector, and to maintaining an inclusive environment with equitable treatment for all.

To provide informed, authentic leadership for cultural equity, ANMBF strives to:

See diversity, inclusion, and equity as connected to our mission and critical to ensure the well-being of our staff and the arts communities we serve.

Acknowledge and dismantle any inequities within our policies, systems, programs, and services, and continually update and report organization progress.

Explore potential underlying, unquestioned assumptions that interfere with inclusiveness.

Advocate for and support board-level thinking about how systemic inequities impact our organization's work, and how best to address that in a way that is consistent with our mission.

Help to challenge assumptions about what it takes to be a strong leader at our organization, and who is well-positioned to provide leadership.

Practice and encourage transparent communication in all interactions.

Commit time and resources to expand more diverse leadership within our board, staff, committee, and advisory bodies.

Lead with respect and tolerance. We expect all employees to embrace this notion and to express it in workplace interactions and through everyday practices.

ANMBF abides by the following action items to help promote diversity and inclusion in our workplace:

Pursue cultural competency throughout our organization by creating substantive learning opportunities and formal, transparent policies.

Generate and aggregate quantitative and qualitative research related to equity to make incremental, measurable progress toward the visibility of our diversity, inclusion, and equity efforts. Once the content is curated it will be added to our website so others can access.

Improve our cultural leadership pipeline by creating and supporting programs and policies that foster leadership that reflects the diversity of American society.

Pool resources and expand offerings for underrepresented constituents by connecting with other arts organizations committed to diversity and inclusion efforts.

Develop and present sessions on diversity, inclusion, and equity to provide information and resources internally, and to members, the community, and the arts industry.

Develop a system for being more intentional and conscious of bias during the hiring, promoting, or evaluating process. Train our hiring team on equitable practices.

Include a salary range with all public job descriptions.

Advocate for public and private-sector policy that promotes diversity, inclusion, and equity. Challenge systems and policies that create inequity, oppression and disparity.

Organization Data

Summary

Organization name

ANITA N MARTINEZ BALLET FOLKLORICO

Tax id (EIN)

75-1814458

Guidestar

Causes

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Operating Budget

$100,000 - $249,999

Counties Served

Dallas

BIPOC Serving

Black or African American, Hispanic or Latinx, Native American

BIPOC Leadership

Executive Director/CEO

Equity Statement

Equity Statement

Address

4422 LIVE OAK ST
Dallas, TX 75204

Phone

214-828-0181

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