ONmuseums: 5 things we learned about Diversity in the Workforce

Mar 28, 2019
OMA Resources
Graphs of the Demographics in the DCT
Diversity Census Tool and Inclusion Survey
Executive Summary Available
The Diversity Census Tool and Inclusion Survey was an anonymous online survey with individual invitations sent to Ontario museum workers and volunteers in 2017-2018.  

  • LGBTQ+ persons, persons with a Disability, and Women are highly represented compared to available benchmarks
  • 13 in 15 Inclusion Survey questions received an overall positive response rate of 60% or higher
  • Over 80% agree that they do not feel like "second-class citizens" at work
  • Racialized persons and Persons Born Outside of Canada are less represented than they are in the Ontario labour force
  • Less than 60% of Respondents agree that stereotypes about different groups do not exist at their institution
Learn more about the Diversity Census Tool and Inclusion Survey HERE

Read the full Executive Summary HERE

Watch Cathy Gallagher-Louisy from the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion present the results at the OMA Annual Conference 2018 HERE

Inclusion Resources!
We Need You to Name Names!

Ontario has a community of AMAZING museum professionals, emerging and established. Nominate a colleague so they get the recognition they deserve!

Promising Leadership and Distinguished Career Award of Excellence nominations are now open!

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Upcoming OMA Learning Events
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April 10, 2019, 12:00-1:00pm

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Read the full ONmuseums HERE