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Finding the Keys

Antiracist Approaches to Radical Recruitment in the Arts

Real life recruitment and hiring solutions for any industry.

Date | Location

2021 Dates TBA

About the Event

Finding the Keys is a workshop experience designed to give you real life recruitment and hiring solutions that can be applied across industries. There are no excuses. Do the work. And, here’s how!


Hosted by Sharifa Johka, Director of Equity at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, this workshop is designed to give attendees actionable steps to successfully operationalize equity values in recruiting and hiring practices.

Sharifa Johka is a national leader in the area of active recruitment. She has utilized antiracist approaches to assist in identifying, selecting, and on-boarding diverse candidate pools. Her recruitment strategies have been used by arts organizations across the nation. Her well known call to active recruitment "Finding the Keys" has inspired new recruitment approaches and strategies. 


Registration is $125.00 US. The cost of registration goes toward facilitation fees, access services, and technical + administrative support.





We commit to providing ASL Interpretation if requested by teh registration deadline above. If you have other access needs that we can support, please let us know at the time of registration and we will work to meet those needs. 


Registration is non-refundable. If you are unable to attend for the date purchased, you may switch to another day if there is space. Please contact Selene Santiago at for assistance. 

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