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New Nonprofit Leaders of Color Bring Change but Also Face Hurdles

Before Joe Scantlebury became chief executive of Living Cities in September, he knew had a daunting task ahead. An unnamed group of employees who had fled the nonprofit made it...

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As Nonprofit Leaders Pass the Baton, Let’s Use This Moment to Close the Race Gap.

The start of 2022 seems to be heralding bittersweet announcements from nonprofit chief executives about their intentions to pass the baton to new leaders....

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If You Want to Hire an Executive Director of Color, Don’t Set Us Up to Fail

Four years ago, I became the first woman of color to lead the Alliance for Youth Organizing. I was a 33-year-old Latina and first-time executive director with limited fundraising experience...

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Canaccord Genuity LLC support of Youth INC tops $5M

NEW YORK, July 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Youth INC announced today that Canaccord Genuity LLC (“Canaccord Genuity”), the US division of Canaccord Genuity Group Inc., has committed $750,000 to...

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Donations strengthen California police accountability work

Roger Brown, 33, a Black Fresno rapper and mentor, was driving home from a candlelight vigil in March when he noticed a police car was following his BMW. He was...

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The funding gap between Black- and white-led organizations is clear—and alarming

Following the death of George Floyd and subsequent protests, donations have poured into Black-led organizations and groups dedicated to racial equity....

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Failure Is Not an Option: How Nonprofit Boards Can Support Leaders of Color

As capacity-building consultants to the social sector, we regularly support nonprofit organizations, their leaders, and their boards. Some of this support involves leadership coaching for individuals and...

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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...

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Why more and more executive directors of color are leaving their positions, and what we need to do about it

So why are POC leaders leaving their ED jobs, and what can we do about it? There are several reasons, and it is important for us to understand them. There...

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Nonprofit Leaders of Color Face Additional Challenges, Report Finds

While nonprofit executives often face work-related challenges unrelated to race, in many cases those pressures and frustrations are compounded by race/ethnicity and other aspects of identity, a report from the...

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