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Creating a More Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Garden

It has become apparent that there is need for actionable steps that member institutions can take to become more welcoming for their visitors, staff, and volunteers.

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7/9/19
Organizational Assessment Resource for Senior-Level Leaders

This resource developed by the 2018-2019 Longwood Fellows cohort provides a framework that senior-level leaders can use to assess their organizations.

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6/3/19
Board & Governance Documents

These documents help address the following questions/topics to help those gardens in need of developing best practices for working with and recruiting your board:

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3/18/19
Racial Diversity in Public Garden Leadership

As the demographics of the United States grow more diverse, nonprofits are challenged to engage all constituents in order to remain relevant and financially sustainable as they plan for the future.

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2/14/19
Racial Diversity in Public Garden Internships

Public gardens are in dire need of emerging professional horticulturists.The lack of people of color in public horticulture means the profession is missing out on a large segment of the nation’s talent and valuable perspectives and contributions to the

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1/30/19
Chicago Botanic Garden Supplier Diversity Policy

The Chicago Botanic Garden recognizes its responsibility to the communities which it serves and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination.

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1/9/19
Can Inclusion be Measured in a Quantitative Way, Just Qualitative, or a Combination?

Deloitte’s 2017 Global Human Capital Trends study revealing that the number of executives who

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1/4/19
BHS Preventing Workplace Harassment

Harassment is a form of employment discrimination that may violate federal laws like Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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5/6/18
Facing Change: Insights from the American Alliance of Museums’ Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion Working Group

This document presents a shared vocabulary and a set of basic principles to guide

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5/4/18
Differences make a difference: Diversity in social learning and value creation

Prior research has demonstrated that CEOs learn privileged information from their social connections. Going beyond the importance of the number of social ties in a CEO's social network, this paper studies the value generated from a di

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4/20/18

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