Nonprofit Diversity Efforts: Current Practices and the Role of Foundations

Nonprofit Diversity Efforts: Current Practices and the Role of Foundations

A new research report out today from the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP), titled Nonprofit Diversity Efforts: Current Practices and the Role of Foundations, shares nonprofit leaders’ views on their diversity pursuits — and how their foundation funders are interacting with or supporting them in this area.

Unrealized Potential: The High Cost of Gender Inequality in Earnings | May 2018

Unrealized Potential: The High Cost of Gender Inequality in Earnings | May 2018

A new report from the World Bank Group shows that inequality is gendered — and the global economy is losing out on $160 trillion by allowing the gender wealth gap to persist. 

Report: What Does it Take to Embed a Racial Equity & Inclusion Lens?

Report: What Does it Take to Embed a Racial Equity & Inclusion Lens?

This report seeks to inform the next phase of Living Cities’ racial equity and inclusion work. It is a useful tool to other organizations wrestling with how to better operationalize racial equity and inclusion in their own work.

The Neglected College Race Gap: Racial Disparities Among College Completers - May 2018

The Neglected College Race Gap: Racial Disparities Among College Completers - May 2018

This issue brief released by the Center for American Progress shows that Black and Hispanic graduates would have received 1 million additional bachelor’s degrees between 2013 and 2015 had they earned degrees at the same rate as their white peers.

Racial Equity: Getting to Results

Racial Equity: Getting to Results

The Government Alliance on Race and Equity announces a new tool, Racial Equity: Getting to Results, developed to assist jurisdictions use a racial equity lens to identify a set of metrics and implement a community process to have greater impact in their work. 

Reducing Racial Wealth Inequalities in Greater Boston: Building a Shared Agenda - May 2017

Reducing Racial Wealth Inequalities in Greater Boston: Building a Shared Agenda - May 2017

Through a six-month process of deep learning convened by the Boston Fed and facilitated by external consultant Cynthia Silva Parker, senior associate at the Interaction Institute for Social Change, the working group studied the root causes of racial wealth inequalities, prioritized possible solutions, and created a shared agenda.

AWAKE to WOKE to WORK: Building a Race Equity Culture - May 2018

AWAKE to WOKE to WORK: Building a Race Equity Culture - May 2018

This report by Equity in the Center and ProInspire identifies the personal beliefs and behaviors, cultural characteristics, operational tactics, and practices that accelerate measurable progress toward race equity. It offers a roadmap for making racial equity a core focus for organizations working for positive social change.

Racial Inequities, Policy Solutions: Perceptions of Boston’s Communities of Color on Racism and Race Relations - March 2018

Racial Inequities, Policy Solutions: Perceptions of Boston’s Communities of Color on Racism and Race Relations - March 2018

This comprehensive, first-of-its kind report commissioned by Hyams Foundation and conducted by The MassINC Polling Group shows policy priorities for people of color in Boston, including education, criminal justice, race relations, and economic opportunity. 

Business Case for Racial Equity: A Strategy for Growth - April 2018

Business Case for Racial Equity: A Strategy for Growth - April 2018

The United States economy could be $8 trillion larger by 2050 if the country eliminated racial disparities in health, education, incarceration and employment. This report seeks to expand the narrative associated with racial equity by adding a compelling economic argument to the social justice goal.

Closing the Women's Wealth Gap | January 2017

Closing the Women's Wealth Gap | January 2017

Closing the Women’s Wealth Gap—What It Is, Why It Matters, and What Can Be Done About It aims to inform a national discussion about the women’s wealth gap, and to catalyze movement towards policy and practical solutions that build wealth for low-income women and women of color.

The Color of Wealth in Boston | March 2015

The Color of Wealth in Boston | March 2015

This analysis by the Boston Federal Reserve bank focused on the net wealth for U.S. born blacks, Caribbean blacks, Cape Verdeans, Puerto Ricans, and Dominicans in Boston. The analysis shows that the net worth of whites as compared with nonwhites is staggeringly divergent.