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In addition to the resources in the Library, Valley Nonprofit Resources’ website has available publications that can be downloaded for free from its past projects – the MENDing Poverty conference series, Raising the Bar Project, Latino Multifamily Group Program, and Latino Multifamily Groups for Type II Diabetes Project.

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7 Guiding Principles for a JDEI Policy That Isn’t Just Hot Air. Plus, a Free Sample Policy!

There have been JDEI (Justice, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) assessments, JDEI-driven strategic planning processes, and formal statements in response to important individual events, but strangely there isn’t a lot of guidance for organizations that want to create a binding, board-approved policy that incorporates values, action plans, and accountability. Here are seven guiding principles to go beyond reactive or one-off statements in order to create a DEI policy that indicates a gen

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Does Your Board Need to Be More Diverse? Here’s How to Do It.

Numerous nonprofits have recently started evaluating the why and the how regarding the lack of racial diversity in their boards. In this article written for Community Centric Fundraising, Meenakshi Das shares three instances of when and how nonprofit representatives can approach achieving a diverse board with inclusivity and equity in mind.

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How Nonprofits Can Address Their Own Biases to Build Better Diversity

Is an article written by Ben Paynter for Fast Company. The article discusses the statistics of racial inequality as they relate to boards and offers solutions to eliminating inequalities and bias within an organization.

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Nonprofit Boards Don't Resemble Rest of America

Is an article written by Andy Segedin for The NonProfit Times. The article examines the lack of diversity amongst nonprofit boards and explains why diversity is a vitally important issue.

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