NGOsource's own LaCheka Phillips and Cléo Charpantier recently led a webinar for our parent organization TechSoup focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives in the nonprofit sector. Missed it? Don't worry! Read on for four helpful resources to increase your knowledge and ability to implement DEI initiatives in your organization.
(1) 5 Tips to Successfully Launch a Diversity Initiative at Your Nonprofit (Webinar: TechSoup)
Learn about the current inequalities in the social sector, the importance of diversity to effective social sector work, and how you can embark on a diversity initiative of your own.
(2) Holding the Mirror up to Ourselves: Diversity and Inclusion Practices and Trends in Civil Society Organisations (Report: CIVICUS)
This report identified practices and trends for working toward DEI in civil society organizations and highlights how to implement best practices in the field.
(3) 'Checkbox Diversity' Must Be Left Behind for DEI Efforts to Succeed (Opinion Piece: SSIR)
An argument for why "checkbox diversity" ultimately leads to further marginalization and how to alternatively celebrate people instead of checkboxes.
(4) Building a Communication Strategy for Diversity and Inclusion (Podcast: SSIR)
Communication experts explain how to create narratives and multimedia experiences that foster social change.