Organizations are most effective when their work is governed and delivered by people who represent the diversity of the communities they serve. The following resources are designed to support orchestras’ efforts to attract and retain diverse orchestra boards and staff.

How to Think Differently about Diversity in Nonprofit Leadership: Get Comfortable with Discomfort – Sean Thomas-Breitfeld, NonProfit Quarterly. 

“6 Steps for Building an Inclusive Workplace” – Society for Human Resource Management.

“To get workplace diversity and inclusion right, you need to build a culture where everyone feels valued and heard.”

“Diversity and Inclusion: a Step by Step Guide” – Third Sector New England.

From preparation to planning, to evaluation, this guide offers a framework for the ongoing learning, reflection and change needed to build workforce inclusion.

Top 5 Barriers to Diversity and Inclusion in Your Organization – Natalie Holder. 

A 12-Step Program for Retaining your Diverse Workforce – Dr John Sullivan. 

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