DEI Resources

Welcome to our DEI Resources page! We have a compiled a list of resources below that we feel is useful for individuals at all stages of their DEI journey. Have you just completed Phase I - Unconscious Bias and realized you have some underlying biases that you want to continue to explore and challenge? There are resources below of all varieties, and we encourage you to regularly visit this page to find new additions. Do you have a resource you'd like to see uploaded? Please email us your suggestions.

PFA DEII: A Common Vernacular

Our DEI language reflects cultural shifts and increasing awareness of bias, prejudice, discrimination, and inequality issues. There is a reason this resources comes at the top of our list. Knowing the definition of these terms will help you navigate these resources knowledgeably.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Glossary

Definition of related terms. Superior resource!

Debiasing: How to Reduce Cognitive Biases in Yourself and in Others

Learning about our own bias is the first step in change, here are the next steps

Microaggressions Black People Deal with All the Time

Looking at things differently, for white readers especially

Coping Mechanisms for Bias in the Workplace

Specific Strategies

How Unconscious Bias Affects Everything You Do

Quick overview of bias and how it works/is driven down

Understanding Empathy: Shallow and Deep Empathy

Quick overview and thoughts on empathy / value of empathy

Understanding Implicit Bias

Brief review of a few bias studies on race and racist impacts

Understanding Unconscious Bias: Stereotypes, Prejudice and Discrimination

Clear definitions of the language of inequity

Why Diverse Teams are Smarter

Evidence on value of true diversity in teams. Must Read

Inclusion, Exclusion, Illusion and Collusion : Helen Turnbull at TEDxDelrayBeach

TED Talk. A bit long, but offers straightforward explanation of way bias functions. A good choice for volunteers and others who come into contact with many unlike themselves.

80+ Diversity in the Workplace Statistics You Should Know

Robust and current data on the growing diversity of the nation and the workforce, excellent for anyone but especially boards, advocates.  

Disability Equality Index

Very comprehensive report on disability in the workplace, but applies to other types of organizations. Best for more mature DEI groups ready to move beyond most demanded types of inclusion, or those who have higher proportion of disabled persons in their profession. Full of data for benchmarking.

Disability Inclusion in the Workplace: Why It Matters

While aimed at employers, this article contains very actionable steps for welcoming those with disabilities into any organization.

To Dismantle Anti-Asian Racism, We Must Understand Its Roots

Fact based read on Asian prejudice worth distributing and perhaps facilitating a group discussion.

How the model minority myth holds Asian Americans back at work—and what companies should do

Fascinating article on "model minority" bias, and history of Asian/Black relations. Speaks to how even positive bias can impose difficulty and lack of equity.

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