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.
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(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
(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