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

Looking Inward: The New Fund Seeking Racial Equity in the Nonprofit Sector

Nonprofits rarely resemble the communities they serve. Studies show that fewer than 20 percent of nonprofit leaders are people of color. These grants are a bid to change that. ...

Nonprofit Leaders Are Overwhelmingly White, A New Jacksonville Program Seeks To Change That Locally

Next month, a group of 11 black community leaders will embark on an inaugural yearlong course designed to help build out the local network of people of color in nonprofits....

The Role of Senior Leaders in Building a Race Equity Culture

Across the social sector, a fundamental element of social impact remains missing: race equity....

Will Pittsburgh Nonprofits Move Away from Overwhelmingly White Leadership?

Earlier this year, NPQ reported on a study by the Pittsburgh-based Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management at Robert Morris...