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As many readers may know, NPQ and the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network earlier this month issued a call for papers from young people active in civil society on their thoughts about equity, diversity and inclusion. That call has now closed and we have been overwhelmed by the response, receiving more than 130 submissions. That response sparked our interest in running this classic article again. Over the years, I have found this strain of inquiry very instructive in thinking about why patterns of exclusion in nonprofits that see themselves as liberal or progressive persist.
The people most likely to care strongly about the success of your organization may be your largest untapped resource. The folks from Head Start share tips on supporting constituents as they become regular staff members of agencies.