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 RACIAL LEADERSHIP GAP IN MASSACHUSETTS: A RACE TO LEAD BRIEF
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RACE TO LEAD: WOMEN OF COLOR IN THE NONPROFIT SECTOR
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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

Let’s Get Real About Why Women of Color Are So Tired

Women of color leaders are guarding a dirty little secret: Our work is eroding our mental, physical, and emotional...

The Black Woman’s Guide to Philanthropy

Whether through giving circles, mobile apps, crowdfunding, or impact investing, Black women are redefining what it means to be...

How Your Nonprofit Can Join the Race to Lead

When the Building Movement Project (BMP) launched our survey on nonprofits, race, and leadership in the spring of 2016, many nonprofit leaders were still learning what the letters D, E,...

Building Black Resources and Political Power

Two very important reports were recently released—Black Futures Lab’s More Black than Blue: Politics and Power in the 2019 Black Census and Building Movement Project’s Nonprofit Executives and the Racial...