Anti-racism and equity resources

Resources For Your Nonprofit

As nonprofit leaders, it is important to engage in deep dialogue, learning and conversation. The nonprofits you lead are often expected to rapidly respond to community needs during times of injustice, pandemics, public health uncertainty, systemic racism, food insecurity, natural disasters and policy shifts. When gathered together, we had conversations at our Nonprofit Labs about how our nonprofits intersected with these issues when it came to fundraising, communications, social media, board development, leadership, human resources and organizational management. When the​ ​world​ ​and ​our​ ​local​ ​community ​seem like they are constantly shifting, your community looks to you. The question that we ask at every single one of our Nonprofit Labs during our opening session is: What are you doing to create change in your community? Well, that question is even more important today.  

We have curated a list of helpful resources on diversity, equity and inclusion and are always adding more. Would you like us to list your resources as well? Please contact us at info@nonprofitlearninglab.org

COVID & DEI Related Resources

Society for Human Resources Management | COVID-19 and Workers with Disabilities

Society for Human Resources Management | Try These Strategies to Reduce Implicit Bias in Your Workplace

Great Websites, Workbooks, Readings & Reading Lists to Browse Focused on Racial Equity

Empowering Women

Connect with your city or state YWCA an organization dedicated to eliminating racism and empowering women 


Stop AAPI Hate

Dismantling Racism

Anti-Racism in Academia

Where can I buy books from black owned bookstores?

Check out a list of black owned bookstores from Afrotech or African American Literature Book Club.

Conversations about Race


In Philanthropy, Race Is Still a Factor in Who Gets What, Study Shows | Link to New York Times Article

Building an Inclusive Workplace

Society for Human Resources Management | 6 Steps for Building an Inclusive Workplace

ReWork: Unconscious Bias at Work | Video Link to Raise Awareness about Unconscious Bias

5 Hiring Pitfalls To Avoid—If You Want Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Leadership by Vincent Robinson | Link to Article

Use Progressive Stack During Your Meetings | Learn more here, here and here

The Denver Foundation | Recruiting Board Members of Color

Society for Human Resources Management | Try These Strategies to Reduce Implicit Bias in Your Workplace

6 Questions to Stop Asking Your Black Friends and Colleagues Right Now | Link to Article

Society for Human Resources Management | How well do you know ADA Compliance

Learning to Speak Up for Equity in the Workplace | Link to Article

Free Webinar Recordings and Slides from Nonprofit Learning Lab

Recent Trainings to Download

Diversity is Not a Quota | Alpha Beta Creatives

Website Accessibility for Nonprofits: Your Legal Requirements & How To Develop A Culture of Accessibility 

IN*clude Us: Designing LGBTQ+ Inclusive Forms 

Bursting the Board Bubble Diversifying Your Board of Directors 

Social Media for All of Us: Making Content Inclusive and Accessible 

Equity vs. Equality

Diversity in Recruiting for Your (Paid) Internship Program

How to Promote Inclusion While Working at Home

*These slides, recordings and materials are people's work. Do not just replicate or post these above slides on your website. If you want to follow up with a trainer please feel free to do so. 

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Upcoming Free Webinars

Always list salaries on job postings

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Pay your interns

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Recruiting Diverse Professionals to Your Nonprofit

Moving From Diversity & Inclusion to Anti-Oppression

Understanding Workplace Microaggressions 

Workplace Gaslighting in the Nonprofit Sector

Confronting Institutional Bias in the Nonprofit Sector

Check out 20+ podcasts that intersect with topics on diversity, equity & inclusion

All My Relations | Listen here

Aftereffect by WYNC Studios | Listen here 

1619 by New York Times | Listen here 

Chasing Justice | Listen here 

Code Switch by NPR  | Listen here

Disabled Girls Who Lift | Listen here

Ear Hustle by RadioTopia | Listen here

Floodlines by the Atlantic| Listen here 

#GoodMuslimBadMuslim| Listen here 

Historically Black by APMreports | Listen here 

Identity Politics | Listen here

(In)Accessible | Listen here

Immigrantly | Listen here

Latino USA by NPR | Listen here 

Latina to Latina | Listen here 

Nancy by WNYC Studios | Listen here

Native Trailblzers by ICMN Arts | Listen here

Native Opinion | Listen here 

Nice White Parents | Listen here

Otherhood by PRI| Listen here

Puerto Rico Forward | Listen Here

Queery with Cameron Esposito| Listen here

Rough Translation by NPR | Listen here

Resettled | Listen here

Sooo Many White Guys | Listen here 

Small Doses | Listen here 

Still Processing by the New York Times | Listen here 

Tell Black Stories Podcast | Listen here

The Nod by Gimlet Media | Listen here

The Receipts Podcast | Listen here 

This Land by Crooked Media | Listen here

Uncivil by Gimlet Media | Listen here 

UnErased: The History of Conversion Therapy in America | Listen here 

Yo, Is this Racist? | Listen here 

Young and Indigenous Podcast | Listen here

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