The following links may be useful in further exploration of the concepts, terms, and history related to race and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) concepts.
The Annie E. Casey Foundation | Defining the terms and core concepts is a critical first step in approaching DEI work: “A common language creates a narrative that makes it easier to communicate the commitment to racial equity, both internally and externally, and it creates a platform for coordinated work toward equitable outcomes.”
Living Cities | This multimedia timeline documents the history of policies, laws, and practices that have led to today’s racial disparities in income and wealth across the US, focusing on three questions:
GCN | An explanation of the terms Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, plus steps for building Cultural Intelligence (CQ) and instilling DEI organization-wide. (Though focused on the board, this resource is suitable for nonprofit professionals in any kind of leadership position.)
For more on-demand guidance, see our full DEI Resource Hub.
For up-skilling, join the next Eliminating Bias and Building Inclusion training bundle from Nonprofit University.
For custom solutions, contact GCN’s Nonprofit Consulting Group.