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Afraid to Talk About Sensitive Topics at Work? Read This Guide First

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Imagine this: you are at a meeting where some colleagues are beginning to talk about a sensitive topic, such as race and racism in higher education. You know that there is a possibility of accidentally offending someone with your thoughts, so you decide it is better to stay silent— even though you have insights and […]

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How to Build a More Inclusive Workplace Culture

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Most social-impact spaces want to be diverse and inclusive. And many are taking active steps in that direction. Still, examining your organizational culture from within can be a challenge. Though you may feel your workplace is welcoming to everyone, someone from outside the culture—especially someone from an underrepresented background—may have a different view. Even if […]

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2 Activities to Help You Start the Diversity Conversation

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To do deep work around diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), it is important for staff to be able to talk about issues that may feel uncomfortable or scary. Issues of racism, for example, can be polarizing. But organizations who want to lead with DEI values need to be able to create an environment that promotes […]

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Promoting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace

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Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is becoming an increasingly valued part of the workplace conversation. As a result, many mission-driven organizations are signaling their desire to institutionalize workplace DEI practices by launching a staff-led taskforce, working groups, and committees. Perhaps you’re even thinking about starting a DEI committee at your own organization. If so, consider […]

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