NAO-Sean-Thomas-Brietfeld-Episode6

by the Nonprofit Association of Oregon

Sean Thomas-Breitfeld, Co-Director of the Building Movement Project, joins Lilisa Hall to discuss the racial gap in nonprofit leadership and offers tangible actions to address the gap. The Public Space is hosted by the Nonprofit Association of Oregon.

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The nonprofit sector has a racial gap in its leadership. Sean Thomas-Breitfeld shares empirical data collected from surveys, focus groups, and interviews conducted across the U.S. He discusses how 2020 events have galvanized people and movements into action, and have started a whole set of changes that should be continued in 2021. He offers tangible actions that we can take to address the racial gap in nonprofit leadership.

In this episode:

  • The Building Movement Project (3:25)
  • Organizations vs. Movements (6:22)
  • What the Race to Lead survey data told us (7:52)
  • What 2021 will look like for nonprofits (15:00)
  • Affecting and influencing change in 2021 (16:07)
  • Ways foundations can invest in nonprofits (16:57)
  • Ways organizations can support movements (18:19)
  • Tangible ways to address the racial gap in nonprofit leadership (21.43)

 

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