Diversity Equity Inclusion (DEI)

Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI): A Regional Call to Action Part II Workshop on October 18, 2018. Details and registration coming soon!

As a follow up to the Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI): A Regional Call to Action Workshop on March 6, 2018, below are the resources:

Minority Inclusion Project (MIP), Founder/Executive Director Jamal Jimerson

Leading with Intent Study 2017

Workshop Presentations (ppts)

Race and Ethnic Demographics- NLC

Perspectives on the Paradigms (Ideas generated at workshop)

DEI Workshop Handouts from MIP

Workshop Homework from MIP

Additional Resources courtesy of MIP

Community Foundation of Eastern CT

New Articles of Interest


  • Nonprofit Diversity Efforts: Current Practices and the Role of Foundations
    Among the data points in the report, it found that:
    • Seventy percent of nonprofit CEOs believe it is very or extremely important for their organization’s staff to be diverse, but only 36 percent believe their staff are actually very or extremely diverse.
    • Forty-two percent of nonprofit CEOs report that their organization’s foundation funders have not discussed diversity issues with them.
    • Of the nonprofit CEOs whose foundation funders request demographic information, only 21 percent report that those funders explain how they use the demographic information they collect.