From the authors: This workbook sets forth a suggested model and plan to assist nonprofit organizations in their efforts to become more inclusive. This workbook contains generalizations regarding both nonprofit organizations as a whole and the behaviors of different racial, ethnic, and social groups.In addition, this workbook addresses issues and provides examples of certain policies that may be impacted by applicable laws.
Finding Category: Nonprofit Board Diversity & Inclusion
Inclusiveness at Work: How to Build Inclusive Nonprofit Organizations
Why Are We Still Struggling with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Nonprofit Governance?
Elizabeth Castillo transcribes Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) conference on November 16, 2018. The conferences examines why nonprofit governance is still struggling with diversification, equity, and inclusion. The three questions that were addressed are: what do you see as the three biggest issues that need to be addressed to increase diversity, why is this problem persisting, and what should be done?
Want Equity? Then It’s Time to Break the Rules!
Over the past few months David Greco conducted a series of
workshops with grantmakers, as well as interviewed nonprofit
leaders working with marganized communities In detail, this article discusses the outcomes of the conversations taken place, reaffirmed the importance of changing both grantmaker and nonprofit practices that ultimately don’t support shared equity goals and priorities.
The Nonprofit Sector’s Board Diversity Problem
Author, David Biemesderfer notes their is an issue in diversifying boards and provides his perspective as the CEO of United Philanthropy Forumn on ongoing contributions to diversify their board.
Lack of Latino Leadership in Nonprofit Groups Exposes Wider Gaps in Santa Barbara County
From the author: The growing Latino population in Santa Barbara County has yet to translate into increased representation in leadership and board positions with nonprofit organizations. This lack of diversity can cause community problems to be missed and voices to go unheard.
Nonprofits Aim to Increase Board Diversity
From the author: This article discusses The Cultural Inclusion Pilot Project, a partnership of Jericho Road Lawrence and the YWCA of Greater Lawrence Inc., a nonprofit venture that seeks to increase diversity on the boards of agencies serving vulnerable communities.
If Your Board Looked Like Your Community
The author of this article interviewed eleven senior leaders and board members from four arts organizations participating in the New California Arts Fund to get their advice on how to overcome some common hurdles of board diversification and why it is important.
Latino Board Representation: Improving or Not?
From the author: The Korn Ferry review reveals two promising data points: an increase in first-time Hispanic directors, and an increase in the total number of board seats.
Diversity Recruitment Key to Nonprofit Boards Achieving Mission
This article provides recruiting strategies and tactics for building a more diverse nonprofit board.
Diverse Boards Make Better Decisions. So Why Are So Many So White?
This article identifies the importance and benefits of diversifying board committees.