Youth INC's Rise Academy for Leaders of Color has received two inaugural Anthem Awards for Best Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Community Engagement and Best Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Partnerships. Read more.
Youth INC is thrilled to announce Goldman Sachs’ investment of $250,000 in Rise Academy for Leaders of Color, drawing from its Fund for Racial Equity.
Youth INC announced today that Canaccord Genuity LLC, the US division of Canaccord Genuity Group Inc., has committed $750,000 to fund the launch of Rise Academy for Leaders of Color, bringing its support to $5 million over the past 10 years.
Diversity is only the first piece of the puzzle; it is inclusion, the environment in which diversity can thrive, that is currently missing in many nonprofit boards. The board culture must be established and maintained so that new members can contribute to the success of an organization as opposed to feel like a token.