In the wake of renewed focus on social justice and structural racism, three education and child-focused organizations have joined forces to help expand the pool of scholarly information on racism and its impact on young people.
The Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses and the Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Board are giving their community a platform to publicly share their commitment—and actions—to dismantle structural racism in healthcare.
In a recent policy statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics openly confronts—and apologizes for—past racism and commits to building a better future without discrimination.
A nonprofit named for the first black coach in NFL history says efforts to ban a racial slur's use on the field are showing success. The potential rule change could provide an opportunity for organizations at large to consider their diversity policies.
A chorus of jeers is rising for 2020 in its waning days, and for good reason. But before we bid the year a hearty good riddance, consider whether it left us a few unexpected gifts.
What leadership skill emerged in you during the crises of 2020 that you didn’t know you had?
Three journalism groups are collaborating on a racial equity initiative that goes beyond discussions about diversity and inclusion in newsrooms to a next-level cultural shift focused on dismantling systemic racism.
A new resource hub has pandemic survival essentials for business owners. Also: Nonprofits led by people of color are wrestling with COVID-19 alongside systemic racism, and the Building Movement Project’s new report reveals the challenges ahead.
In a letter to the White House this week, ASAE urged the administration to rescind its recent directives to end DEI training sessions for government workers.
The Governors Highway Safety Association has come out against racism and issued a new set of recommendations members can implement to ensure fair enforcement of traffic laws. The group also hopes to add more diversity to its board.
The Professional Beauty Association scores a win with its reopening strategy in California. Also: The American Lung Association launches a major anti-vaping campaign.
Responding to criticism amid a nationwide movement for racial justice, the Brewers Association updated its governance documents to be more proactive against any form of racism among its members.
Viewing higher education through a social justice lens, ACPA is working toward a day when students of every background have the support they need to succeed in college.
The way white and Black workers view discrimination and opportunity at the office diverges greatly, finds a new study from the Society for Human Resource Management. Having employees discuss race in the right way can help, the group says.
Identify why you work and what you do best to find success in the next phase of your professional life. Also: what it takes to integrate AI into your association.
In a new video, seven executives share their personal experiences with racism in the tourism industry to encourage open dialogue on hard questions. Also: how a well-run association prepares for uncertainty.
An Independent Sector study finds that the level of trust people place in nonprofits correlates with their economic status, location, and other factors. The report offers four steps to strengthen this valuable asset.
Fifty-three years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. addressed the American Psychological Association’s annual meeting during a time of racial unrest and division in the United States. He called on APA’s members to use their professional abilities to eliminate racial injustice and bias.
In an age of misinformation and conflict, Section 230, a key rule of the internet era, is up for debate in the political sphere. But any changes could create liability headaches for site operators.
Don’t let fear hold you back from having important conversations about D+I. Also: ways to show member appreciation without the swag.
Acknowledging and addressing rampant workplace harassment in The Shield of Silence.
The organization, responding to recent mass shootings, called on Congress to pass a law making domestic terrorism a federal crime. A bill was introduced in the Senate this week.
In a review of 10 years of research into how millennials support causes, the Case Foundation’s Millennial Impact Report finds that members of that generation tend to focus more on identifying the best solution to a problem than on which institution solves it.
A new report from the consultancy Cause Effective notes that the fundraising field poses persistent challenges for people of color.
Climate Health Action, a coalition with the backing of a number of medical associations and other organizations, released a policy agenda this week, just ahead of the first presidential debates.
Funds raised on #GivingTuesday this week increased 27 percent over last year, with Facebook responsible for much of the growth. Also: the importance of nailing the survey invitation.
The U.S. Tennis Association and other major tennis groups said that a championship match between Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka highlighted officiating inconsistencies that dog the sport.
The nonprofit board watchdog says that more than 80 percent of nonprofit board members are white, a number that looks remarkably similar to the group's findings from a 1994 index survey. The group says this is despite most CEOs it surveyed being disappointed in this state of affairs.
In advance of last weekend’s “Unite the Right” rally, which ultimately turned violent, the Downtown Business Association of Charlottesville helped businesses stay open and connected. Now it has more members—and more work to do.
When it’s time for the administration to turn over, the president uses his farewell speech to build and reinforce his legacy. When an association leader steps down, they face the same challenge—without the benefit of a nationally televised speech.
The iconic pop star and musician was an active philanthropist, but the scope of the time and energy he gave to various causes wasn't known until his death last week—largely because he preferred to keep his work quiet.
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation, one of the country's largest philanthropic organizations, will collaborate with 70 nonprofits as part of its Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation effort, which aims to find structural solutions to the ongoing problem of racism.
To give minorities a better shot at head coach or other athletic leadership roles at colleges and universities, the National Association for Coaching Equity and Development is pushing NCAA schools to adopt the “Eddie Robinson Rule,” pledging to interview at least one minority candidate when hiring to fill those positions.
The University of Missouri's alumni association announced last week that it was working to reform its Black Alumni Network in response to numerous requests made in the weeks after racial tensions exploded on the school's campus.
A premier journalistic institution is broadening its reach to include a multitiered membership program. Plus: A sports nonprofit dedicated to combating racism makes its debut.
A discussion of conference diversity involves close understanding the sensitivities of the members in the room—and of the ones who decided not to show up.
The state's move to prevent local schools from using the controversial term earned applause from a key Native American advocacy group, but several schools in the state were less excited about being forced to change long-standing names.
After offensive comments led to a Univision host's firing, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists is working to address racism within the Spanish-language media industry.
Though the American Anthropological Association has been a vocal proponent of indigenous rights throughout its history, the group had remained quiet on the Native American mascot debate. That changed last week when AAA released a statement on the issue.
Arguing that preemptive messages warning of potentially offensive material are "infantilizing and anti-intellectual," the American Association of University Professors has taken a tough stance against trigger warnings, an online phenomenon that's starting to take hold in academia.
For women and minorities who advocate for other women and minorities in the workplace, the price of promoting diversity might come as a less favorable performance review, according to a new University of Colorado study.
With Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling banned for life from the NBA, the team’s players have actively distanced themselves from the embattled exec. The high-profile controversy highlights the choices facing employees when a leader veers far from an organization’s values.
The NBA's racism scandal involving Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling caught the National Basketball Players Association at a time of upheaval. The players union, lacking an executive director, asked a former star to play offense.
After announcing a new CEO last month, YWCA USA is redesigning its governance structure to create a more constructive relationship between the national office and its 250 local affiliates.