Audience: Local, State, National
5 Questions for Board Diversity
Taking action on board diversity: Five questions to get you started.
Action and Allyship Guide
Preliminary information for people seeking to learn about equity.
Addressing Bias in Fundraising–Developing an Inclusive Individual Giving Program
This webinar will review the data/context (the what), the impact/outcome (so what), and next steps/resources (now what) to recognize and reduce bias in your fundraising practices.
Link provides information on building successful boards. In addition, there are a few blogs/conversation starters that can be used as training tools.
Broaden Your Candidate Pool
It’s smart to seek out job candidates with different backgrounds and experiences to add fresh viewpoints and skills to your team. To bring in more diverse talent, you can’t keep recruiting in the same places.
Building Equity & Inclusion Through the Power of Language
Addresses triggers words that might not be inclusive in some form. The communication skills it promotes is very inclusive and very general. It appears to strive giving all demographics a voice. I recommend considering this organization.
Cast a Wide Net for Diverse Job Candidates
What really is exciting about a diverse workforce is that it brings creative ideas and thought processes that the organization would otherwise probably miss. People with different backgrounds, interests, and personal histories think differently, and that is such a positive factor in today’s workforce.
Champion Diversity and Inclusion Inside and Out
Council of Nonprofits
Exploration of how to identify and build the core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion into a nonprofit’s operations. Also discusses how to model those values to advance the organizational mission.
Crafting a DEI Case for Change and DEI Statement
Why – why is DEI important to your organization, and What – what are your organization’s specific DEI commitments. TREC clients will gain knowledge and skills on how to craft a diversity, equity, and inclusion statement.
DEI: Holding Ourselves and Each Other Accountable
This session will explore the myriad of ways accountability can show up as we journey towards more equitable and inclusive workplaces. How do we know we are doing it right? What happens when mistakes are made, or harm is done? We will look at accountability strategies to support your goals for diversity, equity, and inclusion and discuss how those intersect with your organizational culture.
DEI is the new Checklist
Lays out pitfalls in DEIJ plans, reports and implementation
Developing an Inclusive Culture
Developing an inclusive culture sounds great in theory, but what does that really mean? What is the difference between inclusive behaviors and inclusive culture? Through interactive content and discussion, we unpack why inclusive culture is critical for effective supervision and leadership. We examine components of organizational culture and identify elements of inclusive culture.
Different Is Better: Why Diversity Matters in the Boardroom
This is specific to diversity on boards.
Environmental Justice and Quality of Life
Data on agricultural, social, racial and gender demographics.
Form Partnerships to Advance Diversity and Inclusion in Your Industry
Making your industry or profession more diverse and inclusive is challenging work, but you don’t have to do it alone. Partnering with other organizations in your field can accelerate your progress by combining resources and broadening your reach.
From Diversity to Inclusion to Equity
Many associations have committed to becoming more diverse and inclusive organizations, but D+I initiatives haven’t fully eliminated barriers for underrepresented people. It’s time to embrace equity.
From Words to Action
Guide to DEI, why it matters, how foundations should define DEI, how to start addressing DEI, questions on how DEI plays out at the organization.
Glossary of Terms
Healthy Soils, Healthy Communities: Opportunities to Advance Environmental Justice and Soil Sequestration
Report on the connection between healthy soils and healthy communities. The report also describes ways to engage with non-traditional partners around this topic.
How to Ensure Your Website Is Inclusive and Welcoming
As associations welcome an increasingly diverse membership into the fold, the way they communicate is crucial. This is why many organizations are adopting more inclusive language that better reflects the whole community.
If Your Board Looked Like Your Community
Improving your Partnerships with US Indigenous Communities
Native American, or Indigenous lands, are the basis of the United States’ beautiful landscapes worthy of protection. This webinar will address “better” practices on how to talk with Indigenous communities about conservation and land protection as allies and partners. “Best” practices imply that there is a single way and best way to do this; however, better practices include addressing the failures of the past, challenges of the present, and future considerations of land management, traditional knowledge, and meaningful relationships.
NACD 2005 Outreach for Success Packet Materials
Provides strategies for recruiting a more diverse District Board and the benefits of a more diverse Board.
NACD 2005 Outreach for Success Training design
Adaptable document to aid Districts in reaching their DEI goals.
NACD Sample Presentation from 2005 Outreach for Success (PA)
Provides steps on how to gather data to identify demographics within your district (it can be expanded state wide) and how to develop an outreach strategy and recruitment plan and how to implement it.
NACo: County Resources on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Summary of DEI declarations (policy/position statements) from counties across the country.
Laying the Foundations for DEI Work in Your Organization: An Introduction to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
In this webinar, The Avarna Group will build the foundations for DEI with TREC clients by (a) introducing precise language around diversity, inclusion, cultural competence, and equity so clients can become more fluent in foundational terminology; (b) map out the various reasons why DEI work is critical to the future of the conservation movement; and (c) provide an overview of what DEI work entails.
Recommended Practices for Avoiding Discrimination in Hiring and Termination Decisions
Association HR staff should review policies and practices around hiring and termination to reduce the likelihood that implicit bias is influencing their process and leaving their staff less diverse.
Recruiting, Hiring, and Onboarding Staff: Implementing Better Practices and Mitigating Bias
In this session, we share better practices for creating job descriptions, compensation policies, and onboarding and training plans, all that support both current and new staff. Special emphasis is paid to making the process more equitable and inclusive.
Soul Fire Farm: Anti-Racism, Equity Rubric
Defining problems and creating a progression of where and how to make your board anti-racist
Three Ways to Create a More Inclusive Event
If you’re hearing that some attendees feel out of place at your conference, take these three steps to make sure everyone is welcome.
To Be More Inclusive, Support a Spectrum of Abilities
Useable site with great resources and information.
To Create an Intentional Culture, Ask These Questions
You can’t leave culture to chance—it takes deliberate care and feeding. The answers to six important questions can help you develop a healthy organizational culture that ensures inclusion and accountability and supports success in achieving your mission.
The Top Five Barriers to Inclusion and Why You Should Avoid Them
People are often unaware of the ways in which their beliefs and perceptions of others affect their behavior—and the result can be an exclusive workplace culture. Here are five barriers to inclusion to watch out for in your organization.
Tool for Organizational Self Assessed Related to Racial Equity 2014
This tool is a series of questions for an organization to consider when discussing how to address DEI.
What’s the Difference Between Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity?
Introduction on discussing DEI issues.
Working Across Generations | From Millennials to Boomers: We Can Work it Out
Workplace Inclusion: Welcome to the Dance
Today’s workplaces are filled with talented people with a wide variety of backgrounds, preferences, and work styles. Inclusive managers take steps to ensure that everyone on the team has the opportunity to contribute and succeed.
Audience: State and Local
Center for Diversity and the Environment
These are constructive, positive videos that describe issues/challenges surrounding DEI.
NACD Board Diversity
Briefer on Conservation District board diversity.
NACD Community Outreach Guide
An introduction in looking at your own Conservation District and how you reach out to underserved people.
Charities Review Council
This is a good framework for considering the topic of DEI. Probably better for a larger organization at the state or national level.
Choose Clean Water Coalition Diversity Toolkit
Example of the type of document an organization might adopt to address DEI issues.
Diversity Inclusion and the Hiring Process
Example of the type of document an organization might adopt to address DEI issues.