TRADING GLASS CEILINGS FOR GLASS CLIFFS: A RACE TO LEAD REPORT ON NONPROFIT EXECUTIVES OF COLOR

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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.

This year’s Race to Lead survey is live right now. Join thousands of nonprofit workers in contributing your experiences to the largest dataset on race and leadership in the nonprofit sector. >> CLICK HERE to complete the survey.

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

National

Women of Color

What It Looks Like to Build a Pro-Black Organization
Nonprofit Quarterly

Amilcar Cabral, Pan African leader of the Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde national independence struggle, wrote and spoke extensively about the need to fight for tangible, material changes for our...

CEO

R2L Revisited

Leadership Development Programs Need an Upgrade: Five Ways to Advance Racial Equity
Center for Effective Philanthropy

As the nation grapples with “the great resignation” across a range of job industries since the start of the pandemic, employment challenges extend to the nonprofit sector as...

CEO

R2L Revisited

For Non-Profits in Racial Transition, It Can Be ‘Welcome to the Glass Cliff’
Urban Matters

The Building Movement Project, where I am co-executive director, has released two reports on the experiences of nonprofit executives of color, the unique burdens they face when taking over leadership...

LGBTQ

National

R2L Revisited

For first Black, nonbinary GLSEN leader, intersectionality is key
Los Angeles Blade

She’s experienced both the “superpower of invisibility” & the “superpower of being deeply connected to those who are...