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Building Movement Project Releases Report on CEOs in Nonprofits

For Immediate Release: May 28, 2019 For the nonprofit sector to achieve more diverse leadership, it must not only commit to increasing the number of leaders of color, but also to more effectively supporting those who reach executive roles. (New York, NY) – The Building Movement Project (BMP) today released a... more

Launching Discussion/Working Groups in Response to WOC Race to Lead Report

In April, the Building Movement Project hosted a webinar featuring a presentation and discussion of findings from our Women of Color in the Nonprofit Sector report.  During the webinar, participants shared their email addresses in the chat box and expressed a desire to stay connected on a variety of... more

Webinar Re-Cap: Women of Color in the Nonprofit Sector

Last week, the Building Movement Project (BMP) hosted a 60-minute webinar featuring a presentation of our latest report-- Race to Lead: Women of Color in the Nonprofit Sector. This report takes an intersectional approach to analyzing BMP's data of over 4,000 staff in the nonprofit sector. The study reveals... more

Upcoming Report Briefings in New Mexico

Race to Lead: Women of Color in the Nonprofit Sector report author Ofronama Biu will be hosting two briefings on the report findings in New Mexico next week. Each briefing is open to the public, and will be followed by a facilitated audience discussion.     Community Briefing in... more

Stories Behind the Data: Women of Color in the Nonprofit Sector

At Building Movement Project, we believe that the qualitative data we gather about individuals’ personal experiences, whether they reinforce or challenge our findings, are just as valuable as the quantitative data we compile. For this reason, our free, upcoming webinar exploring the findings of Race to Lead; Women of... more

WEBINAR—Race to Lead: Women of Color in the Nonprofit Sector

Join us on April 18th at 2pm EST for a FREE webinar on our latest report - Race to Lead: Women of Color in the Nonprofit Sector. This report takes an intersectional approach to analyze BMP's data from over 4,000 staff in the nonprofit sector. The study reveals the... more

Women of Color and Leadership - Intersectional Tides Lift All Boats

As a man of color who has spent much of my career working in Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) organizations at the national level, addressing sexism within communities of color is not just about equity but effectiveness.  I have served under several female leaders in AAPI nonprofits and... more

How Social Change Happens, the View from Detroit: Webinar Re-Cap

On Feb 26 the Building Movement Project (BMP) hosted a webinar designed to help listeners explore how service providers and organizing groups work together to shift power. During the 60-minute webinar, we heard from partners working in the context of a food pantry in Detroit about how they challenge narratives... more

The “How” of Social Change

In the late 90s and early 2000s, one of the Building Movement Project’s founding members, Linda Campbell, was working with service providers struggling with shrinking budgets and increased need in her own hometown of Detroit. Linda watched as public funding for services to people living in poverty was... more

Building Movement Project Releases Report on Race and Gender in Nonprofits

For Immediate Release: Feb 5, 2019 Report finds that racial and gender biases, not lack of experience or talent, blocks advancement for women of color (New York, NY) – The Building Movement Project (BMP) today released a new report, Race to Lead: Women of Color in the Nonprofit Sector, which examines... more

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