Who’s really advancing equity in the non-profit sector? A new study says it’s Black, Indigenous and racialized-led organizations

BIPOC-led organizations out-performed white-led organizations on most equity, diversity and inclusion practices, study suggests

Why It Matters

This equity benchmarking study shows what’s otherwise anecdotally known in the non-profit sector. Using the findings and suggestions from the study can help the sector be less performative and more authentic in advancing equity, diversity and inclusion.

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Since the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter Movement and the murder of George Floyd, in 2020, white-led charities and non-profits in Canada have publicly expressed committing to be better, especially when it comes to diversity, equity and inclusion. 

Yet have they? 

A new study conducted by the Equitable Recovery Collecti

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