RACE TO LEAD: CONFRONTING THE RACIAL LEADERSHIP GAP
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WORKING AT THE INTERSECTIONS: LGBTQ NONPROFIT STAFF AND THE RACIAL LEADERSHIP GAP
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CALIFORNIA'S RACE TO LEAD: THE NONPROFIT RACIAL LEADERSHIP GAP IN THE GOLDEN STATE
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The Race to Lead
Series

The nonprofit sector has a racial leadership gap. Studies have tracked the small percentage of people of color in Executive Director / CEO roles for years. Efforts to support and train and inspire and mold aspiring leaders of color are important…but they’re not enough to move the dial towards more diverse leadership.

Race and Leadership Data

4,385 People

across the country responded to the Nonprofits, Leadership and Race survey.

80% of People

across race think the lack of racial diversity at the top of nonprofits is a “big problem.”

1/3 of people of color

feel their race or ethnicity has negatively impacted their career.

Race and Leadership News

PACE sponsors efforts to increase Black leaders in non-profit sector

Since its beginning in the wake of the riots following Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination, PACE, the Program to Aid Citizen Enterprise, worked to build the capacity of individuals, groups,...

Cultivating the next generation of nonprofit leaders in metro areas

Numerous challenges confront metropolitan America today. Many workers have not seen meaningful wage growth in recent...

Community development corporations need future leaders

Many of New York City’s community development corporations are still run today by founding staff who have grown their organizations into large, complex ventures, spanning affordable housing development, service provision,...

Racial barriers hold back minorities at nonprofits, survey finds

Like their counterparts nationwide, people of color who work in the nonprofit sector in Pittsburgh may aspire to leadership roles, but most encounter racial barriers in their efforts to get...