In 2017, RWA conducted a Diversity Survey in order to gain a better understanding of our membership. By collecting this initial demographic data, and by adding voluntary demographic questions to membership and renewal applications in the future, we hope to be better able to serve all of our members.
In continuing its commitment to increasing diversity and inclusion within the organization and the romance industry, Romance Writers of America will hold its second Diversity Summit at the 2018 RWA Conference in Denver on Friday, July 20.
An update on policy changes and ongoing Board initiatives
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