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

Out with the Rhetoric! Moving from Performative DEI to More Inclusive & Equitable Nonprofit Workplaces

Out with the Rhetoric! Moving from Performative DEI to More Inclusive & Equitable Nonprofit Workplaces by Kia Croom Sean Thomas-Breitfeld, Co-Director of the Building Movement Project, joins Kia Croom on...

Facing the Future: Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan Elevates Diversity and Equity

For the Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan, diversity, equity and inclusion are more than just...

The Public Space: Episode 6 – The Race to Lead in the Nonprofit Sector

Sean Thomas-Breitfeld (Co-Director, BMP) joins Lilisa Hall on Nonprofit Oregon's podcast, The Public Space, to discuss the racial gap in nonprofit leadership and offers tangible actions to address the...

Why Women Don’t Get Ahead at Nonprofits

Inequities in nonprofit pay and leadership opportunities are subtle and entrenched. The pandemic could make things worse — or be a chance for real...