RACE TO LEAD REVISITED: OBSTACLES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN ADDRESSING THE NONPROFIT RACIAL LEADERSHIP GAP
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THE BURDEN OF BIAS IN THE BAY STATE:
THE NONPROFIT LEADERSHIP GAP IN MASSACHUSETTS

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THE NONPROFIT RACIAL LEADERSHIP GAP IN NEW MEXICO: A RACE TO LEAD BRIEF

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THE NONPROFIT RACIAL LEADERSHIP GAP IN THE MEMPHIS AREA: A RACE TO LEAD BRIEF

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THE NONPROFIT RACIAL LEADERSHIP GAP IN THE MILWAUKEE AREA: A RACE TO LEAD BRIEF

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THE NONPROFIT RACIAL LEADERSHIP GAP IN CENTRAL TEXAS: A RACE TO LEAD BRIEF

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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

5,261 People

across the country responded to the Race to Lead Survey in 2019

74% of Respondents

work for organizations engaged in DEI activities

1/2 of people of color

feel their race or ethnicity has negatively impacted their career

Race and Leadership News

DEI Efforts Within Nonprofits Lag in Practice

Nonprofits talk a good diversity, equity and inclusion game, but their actions speak more...

Nonprofits lack support for leaders of color

A nationwide survey has put the spotlight on Massachusetts nonprofits, and how people of color who fill their ranks want to move up, but find obstacles in their...

Op-ed: Nonprofits can lead the path to progress

How do we move forward to dismantle a system based on racial inequity? It's more than words -- it takes...

Black Lives Matter, COVID and Equity: Philanthropy Must Step Up for the Long Struggle

This past spring, philanthropy had no choice but to establish emergency funding programs for community-based organizations to tackle the COVID-19 crisis....