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Here are articles with guidance on framing the issue and acting to advance diversity, equity and inclusion.

WEBSITES

Justice in June

This in-depth resource provides a starting place for becoming better and more active allies to the black community. Whether you have a little or a lot of time to educate yourself for action, this is an excellent place to begin.

ARTICLES

COVID-19 and Gender Equality: Countering the Regressive Effects

McKinsey & Company

We can already see that the pandemic and its economic fallout are having a regressive effect on gender equality. One reason for this greater effect on women is that the virus is significantly increasing the burden of unpaid care, which is disproportionately carried by women.

Understanding Organizational Barriers to a More Inclusive Workplace: Survey

McKinsey & Company

The survey results show that many employees don't feel fully included and want their employers to do more to advance inclusion and diversity.

Confronting Racism at Work: A Reading List

HBR

These articles can help leaders consider the role systemic racism plays inside and outside of their companies and provide actionable steps that could bring us closer to a more just future.

Toward a Racially Just Workplace

Harvard Business Review
Diversity efforts are failing black employees. Here are four ways to lead the change.

Diversity Still Matters

McKinsey
The clear benefits of inclusion and diversity don’t change in a crisis. In the midst of COVID and heightened concern about racial injustice, how can companies be bolder in fostering belonging?

The Day-to-Day Work of Diversity and Inclusion

Harvard Business Review
What needs to change to create a racially inclusive workplace? The head of AirBnb’s Global Diversity and Belonging has some insights.

Guide to Allyship

Ever-Evolving
An evolving open-source guide to becoming a more effective ally.

How to Make This Moment the Turning Point for Real Change

Medium
Barack Obama comments on how we can sustain real momentum for change.

7 Important Books for Building an Anti-Racist Workplace

Fast Company
Educate yourself about privilege and the history of racism to create a truly inclusive workplace. 

75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice

Fast Company
Many of us wonder what we might do to advance racial justice. Here are 75 ways to get you thinking and acting. This article is continually updated for relevance.

To Fight Systemic Racism, Protest ‘Leadership’–Not Just Leaders

Fast Company
Models of leadership promote a style that is sometimes harmful and even antisocial. How can how we humanize leadership and consider what’s being valued?

PODCASTS

The War for Kindness

The Happiness Lab with Dr. Laurie Santos

Feeling you belong to a group can be great - but it also has a darker side, leading us down an unhappy path of hatred and violence towards people with different identities and backgrounds.