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Diversity and Inclusion

Circa (formerly Local Job Network)
Job posting board that pushed your opens to the most diverse reaches of our population and provide metrics on your reach.

DEI measurement software for companies

One Step Closer – OSC2
J.E.D.I. Collaborative for the Natural Product Industry

Implicit Bias Test
Free online test. The Implicit Association Test (IAT) measures attitudes and beliefs that people may be unwilling or unable to report. The IAT may be especially interesting if it shows that you have an implicit attitude that you did not know about.

CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion
Pledge for CEOs who are serious about making a commitment to DEI


Questions to ask during the listening session that I learned from Culture Coach, Nikki Lerner:

  • Can you tell me more?
  • What did you take away from that experience?
  • How did you feel when that happened?


My favorite silence breaker questions the Robin DiAngelo provides with her reading guide for White Fragility.

  • I’m really nervous/scared/uncomfortable saying this and/but …
  • From my experience/perspective as [identity] …
  • I’m afraid I may offend someone, and please let know if I do, but …
  • I’m not sure if this will make any sense, and/but …
  • I’m having a “yeah but.” Can you help me work through it?

The Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE) is a national network of government working to achieve racial equity and advance opportunities for all. They provide free online tools to assist in achieving racial equity goals.

The AnitRacist Table provides valuable information including a 30-day challenge that “will push you to unlearn, reflect, self-educate, and develop awareness of existing oppression, racial beliefs, biases, and privileges.” This is a great resource for those wanting to develop a deeper awareness on the topic, individually and online.

Karen Fleshman of Racy Conversations is a subject matter expert and trainer focusing on the history of systemic racism for deeper understanding and explores how to relate across difference as equals. She points out, as Bobby Seale says, "you don't fight racism with racism. You fight racism with solidarity."


In addition to resources about race, there’s a great guidebook by the League of California Cities called “Transgender in the Workplace." It includes useful definitions many find helpful in developing common language to facilitate productive conversation. It includes employee rights as well as helpful information about working respectfully with the transgender population.

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