RACE TO LEAD REVISITED: OBSTACLES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN ADDRESSING THE NONPROFIT RACIAL LEADERSHIP GAP
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THE NONPROFIT RACIAL LEADERSHIP GAP IN CENTRAL TEXAS: 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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RACE TO LEAD: CONFRONTING THE NONPROFIT RACIAL LEADERSHIP GAP

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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

Let’s Talk About the Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap and White Advantage

Last month, Building Movement Project released a new report, Race to Lead Revisited: Obstacles and Opportunities in Addressing the Nonprofit Racial Leadership...

A Better World: Nonprofits need to redouble efforts to address racism across society

The nonprofit sector can be a catalyst to continue the dialogue, model behaviors to dismantle racial barriers and promote opportunity with people of...

Leading During a Pandemic: Why Diverse Leadership Matters More Than Ever

COVID-19 has pressed associations to build boards with people who are flexible and eager to lead, and who bring new perspectives to the table. Diversity initiatives offer a path to...

Nonprofits So White: New Report on Lack of Inclusion Offers Strategies

Nonprofits in this country are failing on their diversity and inclusion efforts, even as their missions address social justice and fairness...