• Participants from a recent series of the EDI Roundtables for Nonprofit Executives share their key takeaways and honest feedback to consider along the EDI journey.
  • Inclusion@Work: A Framework for Building a Disability-Inclusive Organization was developed by the Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) based on input from employers with exemplary track records in disability employment.

  • Equity, Diversity, Inclusion: Action Toolkit for Organizations: "This toolkit includes five assessments that focus on governance, mission-driven programs, partnerships, communication, and advocacy. Each assessment allows you to reflect on your organizational practices and identify areas for improvement.

  • Charting the Journey: "We’re at the crossroads of transformation where momentum for racial equity can yield more just and equitable outcomes. Organizations are taking action and want deeply to be a part of the change but recognize that change begins on the inside first.

  • Three transgender inclusion guides developed by The American Alliance of Museums are meant to aid organizations, coworkers, and transgender professionals with the HR processes related to gender transitions in the workplace and better implementation of transgender inclusion policies. (LGBTQ+ Alliance Task Force for Transgender Inclusion, 2019)

  • Many nonprofit service providers would gladly work themselves out of a job if solutions could be found for the most pressing issues of our time. However, we are generally so overextended just treating the symptoms of social and environmental problems that it can be difficult to engage effectively, if at all, in changing public policy and other structural conditions. The result is a nonprofit sector that too often does for people, rather than pursuing social change with them, which can reinforce barriers to advancing equity. 

  • Equity and inclusion are at the center of a nonprofit’s mission. What can nonprofits do to build strong partnerships among the communities served and donors? How does an organization expand its fundraising strategy to involve donors who may not have been included in the past? What are the ways all supporters can feel a sense of belonging as we work to create a stronger community?    

  • Over the last two years, the learning and action network Learning for Equity: A Network for Solutions NC (LENS-NC) has focused on increasing educational equity for low-income students and students of color with diagnosed and undiagnosed learning differences. The network is a partnership between nine organizations across NC, MDC, and the Oak Foundation Learning Differences Programme.

  • The American novelist Joan Didion once wrote, “We tell ourselves stories in order to live.”

    In many ways Didion was right. Stories may not seem like a basic survival need, but our brains naturally tell us stories as a way to give structure and meaning to our lives.

  • The Switch podcast "offers access to Nonprofit HR’s talent management knowledge presented by our expert consultants, media partners, and guests from across the social impact sector. For over 20 years, Nonprofit HR has produced content that illuminates critical, timely and insightful knowledge for leaders of social impact organizations. Insights from this podcast shine light on the full talent management lifecycle, from employee attraction to organizational culture, engagement, performance management and retention."

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