SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Indiana SCBWI Equity & Inclusion


 

Indiana SCBWI Equity & Inclusion

 

Our Team:

Manju Beth Howard

Equity & Inclusion (E&I) Lead         inscbwi.eilead@gmail.com

Diane Bradley-Kantor

Co-Regional Advisor                         indiana-ra@scbwi.org

Teresa Robeson

Co-Regional Advisor                         indiana-ra2@scbwi.org

 

Our Mission:

♦ Our E & I team will strive to promote, encourage, and uplift under-represented voices in the children’s book industry. Those voices include, but are not limited to, individuals who identify as Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC), LGBTQIA+, religious minorities and those with disabilities.

 

♦ Our E & I team will strive to cultivate a caring, safe and supportive environment that enables all SCBWI members to thrive in their art.

 

SCBWI Statement of Intent on Equity and Inclusion

 

Our Goals:

♦ Recruit members that represent all of humanity

♦ Create content for and by underrepresented creators

♦ Offer scholarships for underrepresented creators

♦ Implement initiatives from the global EI Committee

♦ Ensure that the language and offerings in our region speak to inclusion

♦ Create a sense of community for underrepresented creators in our region

 

SCBWI Equity and Inclusion Resource Library