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
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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

California and the Racial Leadership Gap

We recently caught up with Building Movement Project’s Co-Director Frances Kunreuther to talk about their latest report, California’s Race to Lead: The Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap in the Golden...

Community engagement sprouts fresh ideas and nonprofit leadership

Self-reflective nonprofit leadership development is essential. We perpetuate social hierarchies when we don’t pay close attention to who participates and whose voices lead the...

How can Massachusetts Diversify its Nonprofit Leadership?

How can Massachusetts Diversify its Nonprofit Leadership? By Frances Kunreuther and Sean Thomas-Breitfeld This blog post was originally published by the Barr Foundation. To view the full post, please visit...

Nonprofit Sector Needs to Recruit and Promote Leaders of Color, Report Finds

Representatives from the Building Movement Project spoke about data they collected on this sector at a forum at The Boston Foundation headquarters on April...