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November 24, 2019
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Report outlines integrated strategy toward diversity and inclusion in Hollywood

For Hollywood to be a more inclusive and diverse industry, companies need to implement a five-point strategy for hiring, sponsoring and promoting minorities and women — especially women of color — a new UCLA study suggests. 

April 24, 2015
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In Hollywood, a major disconnect between economic interests and business practices

Study by UCLA Bunche Center finds that women and minorities are still underrepresented among actors, directors and executives “The best and the whitest” was how host Neil Patrick Harris described the Hollywood elite being honored at the Feb. 22 Academy … Continue reading

February 15, 2014
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Hollywood failing to keep up with rapidly increasing diversity, UCLA study warns

When it comes to influential positions in the entertainment industry, minorities and women are represented at rates far below what would be expected given their percentage of the general population, according to a new study done at UCLA’s Ralph J. … Continue reading

May 21, 2011
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Women, Minority Writers Still Face Obstacles in Hollywood

A new report prepared by a UCLA sociology professor for the Writers Guild of America–West reveals that diverse writers continue to face significant obstacles to employment in Hollywood, particularly in light of the recession. Darnell Hunt, who is also director of … Continue reading