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 RACIAL LEADERSHIP GAP IN MASSACHUSETTS: A RACE TO LEAD BRIEF
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RACE TO LEAD: WOMEN OF COLOR IN THE NONPROFIT SECTOR
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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

Equity in Pursuit of Excellence: Why the Social Sector Needs Bold Strokes

In the 1970 pamphlet entitled Double Jeopardy: To Be Black and Female, Frances Beale said that “In attempting to analyze the situation of the black woman in America, one crashes...

Nonprofit HR’s 2019 Women to Watch

In recognition of Women’s History Month, Nonprofit HR honors eleven women ushering us into a brighter future! In their own unique ways, they are making their corners of the world...

What Nonprofits Must Do to Eliminate Barriers Faced by Women of Color

By virtually every measure – including number of registered organizations, total employment, and overall social and economic impact – the nation’s nonprofit sector continues to grow in size and influence....

Race to Lead: Women of Color in the Nonprofit Sector

A new report following up on the ground-breaking 2017 Nonprofits, Leadership and Race Survey from the Building Movement Project shows that the nonprofit sector places particular burdens on women of...