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The Power of Mentoring, and How Universities Can Confront Institutional Barriers Facing Junior Researchers of Color

In this guide, tailored for decision makers and administrators who have a hand in shaping the professional climate at universities, authors Vivian Louie and Alicia Wilson-Ahlstrom foreground the need for collective responsibility in nurturing and sustaining strong mentoring relationships, and, critically, provide specific strategies and directions for those who might leverage the weight of institutions to foster lasting change.
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The North Shore Of Staten Island: Community Driven Solutions To Improve Child And Family Well-Being

The North Shore Of Staten Island: Community Driven Solutions To Improve Child And Family Well-Being The report calls attention to the growing inequality on Staten Island’s North Shore, where many residents are not benefiting from the strengthened economy and citywide efforts to improve conditions for children and families. No other community district has such a high share of residents both living in poor households and in higher income households, and these disparities are echoed across every issue impacting child and family well-being, including housing, health care, and...
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What Lies Beneath: The State of NYC Nonprofit Board Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The report is a result of a six month study conducted with the NYC Nonprofit Board Development Coalition, led by NYC Service, which assessed nonprofit board composition, board policies, as well as procedures. The study discovered that nonprofit leadership demographics do not reflect the diversity of New York City; DEI is valued, but not effectively addressed; representation in leadership matters; board complacency and resistance to change impede DEI; and boards may be perpetuating harmful biases.

Race to Lead: Women of Color in the Nonprofit Sector

This report reveals that women of color encounter systemic obstacles to their advancement over and above the barriers faced by white women and men of color. Education and training are not the solution—women of color with high levels of education are more likely to be in administrative roles and are more likely to report frustrations about inadequate and inequitable salaries. BMP’s call to action focuses on systems change, organizational change, and individual support for women of color in the sector.

The Philanthropic Closet: LGBTQ People in Philanthropy

The Philanthropic Closet: LGBTQ People in Philanthropy highlights the findings on sexual orientation and gender identity from the inaugural Diversity Among Philanthropic Professionals (DAPP) Survey, a first-of-its-kind pilot study on diversity in philanthropy, conducted in partnership with SMU DataArts and made possible by funding from the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund . Thirty-four percent of individuals responded to the survey, resulting in the highest response rate of any such survey SMU DataArts has conducted. As a result, with a...
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Disability in Philanthropy and NonProfits

This new study, “Disability in Philanthropy & Nonprofits: A Study on the Inclusion and Exclusion of the 1-in-5 People Who Live with a Disability and What You Can Do to Make Things Better,” examines the current landscape of disability inclusion in nonprofits and foundations, as well as what is working, what helps, and how we can all do better.
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