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The Race Gap: Opportunities to Lead Nonprofits Are Still Unequal

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TWO DAYS LEFT to apply for the 2020 Solidarity School! If you want to deepen your understanding of transformative solidarity, your roles, your ecosystems & your solidarity commitments, then this 4-week program may right be for you.

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"For all of their rigidity, foundations often bend the rules after disasters, which has proven to be very effective." So, how do we ensure that groups hit hardest by #COVID19 receive the funding needed to sustain themselves & their constituents? Read more: https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Trauma-Promise-and/249066

Did you miss last week's webinar about our new #RacetoLead report? We presented key findings about race, leadership and equity in the nonprofit sector & we spoke with three experts about how we can move forward.

Read the takeaways & watch the recording: https://buildingmovement.org/blog/three-takeaways-from-bmps-race-to-lead-revisited-webinar/

Recent Tweets

TWO DAYS LEFT to apply for the 2020 Solidarity School! If you want to deepen your understanding of transformative solidarity, your roles, your ecosystems & your solidarity commitments, then this 4-week program may right be for you.

Learn more & apply: http://bit.ly/solidarityschool2020

"For all of their rigidity, foundations often bend the rules after disasters, which has proven to be very effective." So, how do we ensure that groups hit hardest by #COVID19 receive the funding needed to sustain themselves & their constituents? Read more: https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Trauma-Promise-and/249066

Did you miss last week's webinar about our new #RacetoLead report? We presented key findings about race, leadership and equity in the nonprofit sector & we spoke with three experts about how we can move forward.

Read the takeaways & watch the recording: https://buildingmovement.org/blog/three-takeaways-from-bmps-race-to-lead-revisited-webinar/

Leaders of color are often brought into spaces that are not able to support & sustain them. Even worse is when they're recruited specifically to address DEI issues and race equity.

So, what can orgs & boards do to support leaders of color? Read more here: https://nonprofitquarterly.org/failure-is-not-an-option-how-nonprofit-boards-can-support-leaders-of-color/

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Few People of Color Lead Nonprofits, and Bias is to Blame, Says Report

Too few nonprofit organizations in the U.S. — including those serving communities of color — are led by people of color, and more than one-third of people of color in...

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Massachusetts

Systemic Bias Stymies Diverse Leadership at Mass. Nonprofits

A larger share of people of color working at Massachusetts nonprofits, compared to their white counterparts, want to lead their organizations, but overwhelmingly feel that boards of directors, which tend...

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National

Race to Lead: Confronting the Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap

Building on the Boston Foundation's Nonprofit Effectiveness work and the spring release of Opportunity in Change: Preparing Boston for Leader Transitions and New Models of Nonprofit Leadership, this forum focused...

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National

Why We Need to End the Culture of “Cultural Fit”

A few weeks ago, the Building Movement Project released this critical report, Race to Lead: Confronting the Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap, which has profound implications for our sector. If you haven’t...

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