Tag Archives: Diversity and Inclusion


DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION SURVEY

May 1, 2019

The following survey was created for Sunnybrook Foundation to use in conjunction with its ‘People and Culture’ Survey that was deployed in winter 2018. The following survey is to understand the makeup of the Foundation – including visible and invisible minorities. The goal is to share the results of this survey at a future staff … Continue reading

FIVE THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN SETTING UP A DIVERSITY & INCLUSION COMMITTEE

May 1, 2019

The following key points are important to consider when setting up a Diversity & Inclusion Committee. Diversity is a reality in all of our work and bring unique perspectives to our organization. 1. Visible and invisible diversity Representation on the committee, beyond identifying based on gender, race/ethnicity, and age is important. Consider employing a survey … Continue reading

The Ethics of Photography in Fundraising and International Development Work

February 13, 2019

As an industry that uses photography to tell stories and raise funds, do some of our practices do more harm than good? I enjoy photography. Not the act of taking photos per se but the act of studying them once they have been taken. My favorite type of photography is portrait photography. That is, photos … Continue reading

Allyship and Solidarity Work in the Not-for-Profit Sector

February 13, 2019

Acts of charity can be degrading, racist and harmful, but they don’t have to be. Using my own experience as a point of reference, in this piece, I discuss allyship, solidarity work, and the importance of listening (really listening) to those who we seek to help and to serve in the not-for-profit sector. — I … Continue reading