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Episode 61

Engineering Equity into Your Organization with Daria Torres

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Episode 61

Engineering Equity into Your Organization with Daria Torres

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by goldenburggroup

Building culture to improve your organization’s equity requires acknowledging an open mindset and leadership.

This week, we invited strategic advisor, facilitator, university professor, and Giving Cycle board chair, Daria Torres. Daria shares the Equity Maturity Model which helps nonprofit leaders institutionalize their commitment to the assurance of equity.

In this episode, we discuss The Equity Maturity Model’s 12 dimension, its 4 Meta-Categories, and the realities, expectations, and responsibilities of pursuing equity.

*****Time Stamped Highlights*****

(4:30) Introducing the Equity Maturity Model
(6:00) 12 Dimensions and Meta-Category 1: Culture and subcategories, open mindset and leadership
(7:45) How to assess your progress in the 12 dimensions by defining your own criteria

When it comes to equity, remember that there is no Nirvana or perfection; your organization is in it for the long-haul.

(9:45) How and When you can use the Equity Maturity Model
(11:45) Meta-category 2: Explicit Commitment
(13:45) Who is responsible for the “safety check”
(16:20) Letting the equity model inspire you, not restrict you
(18:30) Meta-Category 3: Equitable procurement:
(22:10) Charlottesville: Example of Equity Maturity Model used in crisis.
(23:30) Meta-Category 4: Visible Accountability
(24:00) Dolph and Daria discuss Philly Cheesesteak culture

Links:

Daria’s Website: Here
Equity Maturity Model: www.equitymaturity.com
Giving Cycle Nonprofit: www.givingcycle.org

 

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