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Beyond Political Correctness: Building a Diverse Board

BoardSource shares an article on building a diverse board.

Building DEIA in the Arts: Part 1 of 2

In this episode of Tech in the Arts, the hosts chat with Grace Stewart, of the American Alliance of Museums to discuss the Facing Change Initiative and how the project is addressing equity in museums across the country.

Questions to Ask Before Joining a Board

The African American Board Leadership Institute shares a list of questions to ask before joining a board.

Recruiting for Board Diversity

Blue Avocado offers a resource on recruiting and selecting diverse board members.

Welcoming Guidelines for Museums

The LGBTQ Alliance (an Alliance Professional Network) shares guidelines to consider when assessing how to provide the LGBTQ community—staff, visitors, management, and allies from all fields—with a welcoming experience. (PDF, 64 pages)

Youth Board Members

The Nonprofit Law Blog provides guidance on the legal and practical implications of having youth board members.


Leadership and Organizational Structure Standards

The Alliance shares standards on Leadership and Organizational Structure.

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