(March 22, 2021) “Many indigenous peoples in Canada pay an emotional tax and experience low psychological safety at work,” according to Catalyst, a global nonprofit that works to build companies to “build workplaces that work for women.” The report, Building Inclusion for Indigenous peoples in Canadian Workplaces, by Jennifer Thorpe-Moscon, PhD, and Joy Ohm, focuses on … [Read more...] about ‘Emotional tax’: the extra stressors that Indigenous people experience in the workplace
(March 2, 2021) The Canada Council for the Arts (CCA) announced today that it will provide additional funding for arts organizations by investing $116.5 million in Supporting Arts and Live Events Workers in Response to COVID-19, which was revealed in the last federal government economic statement. The Council is investing in two one-time additional funding streams—the Explore … [Read more...] about CCA announces additional funding for arts organizations
(March 1, 2021) For those looking for an alternative to performative webinars on race, diversity, justice and equality sponsored by the structures that have institutionalized and benefited from racism and misogyny should probably head on over to Party at the End of the Patriarchy Conference being held online on March 8, 9 and 10th Mazarine Treyz and her company Wild Woman … [Read more...] about Looking for an alternative to performative webinars on race?
(February 11, 2021) The philanthropic sector is called to task and urged to think of 2021 as a “turning point” by Dr. Lucy Bernholz, Senior Research Scholar and Director of the Digital Civil Society Lab, a department of Stanford University’s Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society. Bernholz is the mastermind of the annual Philanthropy and Digital Civil Society: Blueprint 2021, … [Read more...] about Dr. Lucy Bernholz: 2021 is a “turning point” for the philanthropic sector
(February 10, 2021) As with many sectors and industries in the 21st century, the charity sector is not alone in seeking to expand its portfolios and employees in a way that is more equitable to all players involved. The contributions of BIPOC individuals within the charity sector is impressive but has often gone unrecognized. A recent anthology of … [Read more...] about ‘Diversity hires’ not the answer: Being ‘othered’ in the charity sector