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How the Supreme Court Ruling on Race Affects Nonprofits and Foundations

After the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling on race-conscious admissions, foundations and nonprofits are debating what’s next for efforts to advance diversity through philanthropic grant making, workforce hiring, board governance, and much more.

Has the legal landscape changed for grant makers working to advance diversity? Will foundations and nonprofits be the next target for activists? Could the ruling affect talent efforts focused on advancing people of color? What are smart tactics nonprofits and foundations can use to avoid challenges, such as clarifying their equity goals to fall squarely in the zone of legally protected work? Will the Supreme Court ruling – along with other policy efforts – cause society to pull back on DEI efforts for fear of backlash? To better understand these issues and more, you’ll hear from legal experts as well as foundation and nonprofit leaders who can answer your questions and guide your work. This session is ideal for foundation and nonprofit leaders, DEI officers, and those responsible for strategic planning.