Sharing Our Stories: Beyond Diversity: Friday, June 23rd - Latino Lens Space
Consuelo G. Flores is SAG-AFTRA’s director, policy strategy & analysis in the EEO & Diversity Department. She’s worked at the WGAW, AFTRA and now SAG-AFTRA in diversity for 18 years, and in the entertainment industry since 1993. Her focus has been protecting, promoting and empowering artists of color. At SAG-AFTRA, she’s responsible for policy-related issues, including analysis of trends and evaluative metrics related to the success of the union’s diversity programs.
The SAG-AFTRA EEO & Diversity Department monitors discriminatory employment practices, including sexual harassment, and works to increase opportunities for its diverse pool of members. In addition to enforcing and strengthening non-discrimination provisions in collective bargaining agreements, the department provides support, counsel and strategic advice to members; administrative and technical assistance to support policies, programs and initiatives aimed at diversifying the entertainment and news industry; and is a vocal advocate challenging discrimination in the industry.
Consuelo holds an MFA in creative non-fiction writing from Antioch University, Los Angeles.