Resources to Operationalize Equity
A few places we’ve been seen, heard and featured.
So You Want to Hire an Equity Consultant
We could not have foreseen the historical course of 2020 and the exponential increase in demand for race equity training and capacity building following the murders of countless Black and trans individuals— Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Michelle Michellyn Ramos Vargas and many others— sparking Black Lives Matter demonstrations nationwide. To address the urgent need organizations have expressed for support in navigating how to begin building a Race Equity Culture, we’ve republished our 2018 “So You Want to Hire an Equity Consultant” blog series as a guide for leaders and organizations seeking to begin this work in earnest.
Why Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Matter
Diversity, equity, inclusion. Nonprofit organizations use these words as they strive to become more diverse, yet many leaders are uncertain about the steps needed to turn dialogue – and intention – into action. ProInspire’s work to develop leaders at all levels for the social sector has shown us that for many organizations, the desire to increase diversity isn’t translating into the reality of an environment that enables people of different backgrounds to succeed, and diverse, mission-advancing perspectives to be heard.
On Having Bigger Conversations with Desiree Adaway and Ericka Hines
Desiree and Ericka was invited on the podcast for a conversation on leadership and what ensued was a rich tapestry of narrative on empowerment versus entitlement, individualism and what it looks like to have big conversations that matters. Ericka and Desiree bring their fire for justice as well as their playfulness in a dialogue that will leave you wanting to do better.
EP6: Navigating Holiday Conversations, Version 2020
In this conversation with Ericka Hines and Heather Laine Talley, we are looking at Holidays 2020 as a new and different creature. We are approaching the holidays desperately needing connection and yet we are divided not only by our political beliefs but our differing boundaries around COVID social distancing and even our varying attachments to reality. It is tough terrain.
Dear CEO: Successful Diversity Needs the Right State of Mind
To conclude ProInspire’s work as curation partner for Independent Sector’s collection of diversity, equity, and inclusion resources, Ericka Hines and Monisha Kapila co-authored the following blog post about the importance of leadership mindsets to the advocacy and advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts within an organization.
Awake to Woke to Work
Ground yourself in the process of building a Race Equity Culture. Explore the levers that drive change and the stages that mark transformation using the Race Equity Cycle. In collaboration with over 120 experts in the fields of DEI and race equity, we provide insights, tactics, and best practices to shift organizational culture and operationalize equity.
“The Work of Equity is a Daily Practice” Ericka Hines, Founder of Every Level Leadership, on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Ten years ago today, Ericka Hines, JD, officially launched Every Level Leadership, a consultancy dedicated to helping socially Ericka Hinesresponsible businesses and organizations develop leaders, create diverse and inclusive workplaces, and employ emotional intelligence.
Racial Equity: What Will it Take?
There seems no better way to celebrate Lincoln’s birthday than to announce the upcoming episode in our Making Change conversation series – a conversation about racial equity with diversity and inclusion advocates Desiree Adaway and Ericka Hines.
How Nonprofit Workers and Leaders Can Make a Difference as Racial Tensions Flare
Senseless shootings across the country have awakened racial tensions in America anew.