Campaign Puts Racial Equity in the Center of the Social Sector

Diverse leadership makes nonprofits more effective, according to research. Yet, in the nonprofit sector today, just 10% of CEOs and board chairs and 16% of board members are people of color. Leveling this professional playing field involves building organizational cultures in the social sector that place racial equity at the center of internal operations and external programing.

January 11, 2018

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Reshaping Workforce Development in Baltimore

Ensuring Community Voice and Expertise Guide Us

In Baltimore, organizations were hitting hurdles in their efforts to connect young people to training and job opportunities. Enter the Annie E. Casey Foundation, which invested in a participatory research pilot to capture both authentic community voices and the employment experiences of local youth. This report shares what the Casey Foundation learned from Baltimore residents — both interviewees and consultants — and delivers a road map for implementing similar research and engagement models.

January 3, 2018

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