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The Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap: Flipping the Lens

Post date: 
June 8th, 2017
Article Type: 
External News Article
Article Topic: 
Nonprofits
Article Source: 
The Nonprofit Quarterly

Building Movement Project’s just-released leadership report, “Race to Lead: Confronting the Racial Leadership Gap,” which you can download here, highlights what many of us know: The nonprofit sector is experiencing a racial leadership gap. As the U.S. becomes increasingly diverse, the percentage of people of color in executive director/CEO roles has remained under 20 percent for the last 15 years. A study respondent said, “One of the big problems in the nonprofit sector is that the leadership of nonprofit organizations doesn’t represent the racial/ethnic diversity of the country.”

Link to article: 
https://nonprofitquarterly.org/2017/06/08/nonprofit-racial-leadership-gap-flipping-lens/?utm_source=Daily+Newswire&utm_campaign=3996d4a639-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_06_08&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_94063a1d17-3996d4a639-12265517

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