Diversity,Equity,Inclusion_1st_Edition

Collective Impact Resources

The Collective Impact Forum has created a curated central pool of resources so that what’s experienced and learned by one initiative can be accessed by all. Use the filter to find what you need, or submit a resource to the community and share your expertise with others. Since the 2011 Stanford Social Innovation Review article introduced the concept, collective impact has been widely adopted as an effective form of cross-sector collaboration to address complex social and environmental challenges. Though collective impact has proven to be a powerful approach in tackling a wide range of issues in communities all over the world, many practitioners are searching for the tools they need to be successful in this work. URL: http://www.collectiveimpactforum.org/resources

Storytelling for Cultural Competence

This guided journaling experience encourages self-knowledge (an important part of cultural competence), cultivates empathy and connection, and provides a space to practice the vulnerability and authenticity required for cultural conversation. URL: http://militaryfamilieslearningnetwork.org/courses/storytelling/

Organizational Culture and Climate

Understanding the impact of organizational culture and the climate that it creates for leaders, employees, and public servants. URL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5008450/

Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation

Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) is a comprehensive, national and community-based process to plan for and bring about transformational and sustainable change, and to address the historic and contemporary effects of racism. The effects of racism are evident in the social, economic and government policies all around us and the places in which we live, learn, work and play. People experience these ef fects when they take their children to school, when they apply for jobs, when they try to rent or buy a home, when they shop, when they interact with the police and more. TRHT seeks to unearth and jettison the deeply held, and often unconscious, beliefs created by racism – the main one being the belief in a “hierarchy of human value.” This absurd belief, which has fueled racism and conscious and unconscious bias throughout American culture, is the perception of inferiority or superiority based on race, physical characteristics or place of origin. It is when we value one person more than another based on skin color or other physical, superficial characteristics and let those values affect the decisions we make each day in areas like policy-

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