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.

Featured 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.

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