Atlantic Students of Color

 

Formed in 2016 by Mika Wiley, Alexis Cofield, and Andrea Granera. Atlantic Students of Color is an affinity space open to people of color. The group hosts meetings each week to create a sanctuary space a foster a community among the students of color who are greatly outnumbered by the white majority in both institutions of Atlantic Theater School and New York University Tisch School of the Arts. The group representatives consistently check in with administrators in order to continue work on improving conditions for students of color within each institution. The current leaders are: Mika Wiley, Epiphany Samuels, and Ishan McCarthy. 


Asian American Script Lab

 

Founded by Nivedita Kulkarni, the Asian American Script Lab is script reviewing service dedicated to only scripts that feature Asian American leads. Mika Wiley began work here as an assistant to Ms. Kulkarni, and has continued work on the project to see it through to its full fruition.