Resources for Diversity and Inclusion

Non-profit organizations are not immune to the institutional racism that pervades the larger society within which we exist. However, our sector is developing pathbreaking initiatives to be more reflective of all segments of that society. In so doing, we are transformed, developing greater respect for and appreciation of cultural, gender, ability, class and orientation differences – and becoming more effective organizations. The following articles and resources provide proven ideas and activities to help you build a more diverse, inclusive nonprofit.

Non-profit organizations are not immune to the institutional racism that pervades the larger society within which we exist. However, our sector is developing pathbreaking initiatives to be more reflective of all segments of that society. In so doing, we are transformed, developing greater respect for and appreciation of cultural, gender, ability, class and orientation differences – and becoming more effective organizations. The following articles and resources provide proven ideas and activities to help you build a more diverse, inclusive nonprofit.

External Resources

  • Community Change Inc.
    Operates the Yvonne Pappenheim Library, a free lending library located in Boston that contains over 3000 materials on racism and diversity; Community Change also offers trainings and consulting, a newsletter and links to other organizations and resources
  • DiversityInc.
    Operates a diversity magazine; web site offers a career center, resource guide, links to articles and the DiversityInc Foundation
  • Diversity Resources, Inc.
    Offers an online store of diversity books, videos and training materials
  • D.L. Plummer and Associates
    Website offers a resource page on diversity books, articles and personal assessments
  • The Alliance for Nonprofit Management
    Offers a Cultural Competency Resource Page specifically designed for use by nonprofits

Publications

Videos on Diversity and Inclusion

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