HFPA Commits to ‘Transformational Change’ to Overcome Diversity Problems

HFPA Commits to ‘Transformational Change’ to Overcome Diversity Problems
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has laid out plans to remedy its diversity problem following backlash it received earlier this year when it was revealed the organization didn’t have a single Black member.

“We at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association are committed to transformational change. Effective immediately, the Board – in consultation with outside advisors – will oversee reforms and be accountable for the change,” the Golden Globes organization said in a release posted Saturday on Instagram.

“Our mission as a diverse group of journalists from more than 40 different countries has always been about covering entertainment and film, advancing the critical work of entertainment-related charities, and elevating future film and television professionals from all walks of like unified by their shared passion and love for film and television,” it continued.

“But we must and will do more. These are the initial steps we will take over the next 60 days and we
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