W.A.G.E. stands for Working Artists in the Greater Economy and is a New York-based activist organization founded by artists in 2008. They work to build and implement more equitable labor practices for artists and contract workers in the art field. W.A.G.E. Certification is a national program initiated and operated by W.A.G.E. that publicly recognizes nonprofit arts organizations that have a demonstrated history of, and ongoing commitment to, voluntarily paying artist fees that meet set payment standards.

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Learn more about W.A.G.E. and how they build more equitable arts economies by visiting their website.