Sure, we all have good intentions when it comes to racial equity in the workplace. But those good intentions are not enough.
That’s why, for your diversity and inclusion effort to succeed, you need a system of racial justice accountability.
The Change Works accountability model has 3 parts:
- Outcome Accountability
- Process Accountability
- Relational Accountability
Here are resources to learn more about how to put these three elements together and develop your racial justice accountability system:
- Slide Deck: Building your Racial Justice Accountability System
- Audio of presentation
- Worksheet: Creating an System of Accountability
- Assessment tools
- Michigan Nonprofit Association DE&I Assessment
- How to measure Diversity and Inclusion for a stronger workplace
- Relational Accountability Resources
- Is Your Social Change Organization a Pressure Cooker? by Deepa Iyer. The webinar on the topic raised the issue of how shifting dominant culture can increase burdens on staff (another accountability relationship). This article explores the dominant culture dynamics that create the social change pressure cooker.