DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana actively engages diversity, inclusion and cultural competencies throughout our organization. BBBSCI serves an incredibly diverse constituency of adult volunteers, youth and families of the youth, donors, and partners.  It is paramount to achieving our mission to value diversity and practice inclusion amongst all of our stakeholders served by the organization.  In doing so, we recognize the strengths and challenges of diversity include but are not limited to –race, religion, national origin, color, economic status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability education, expertise, and socio-economic status.  The organization’s staff and board strive to be representative of the constituencies we serve.

The Great American Paradox: Reality, Race, Relationships, and Resources by Marcus Allen, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence (PA) and Gale Nelson, CEO of BBBS of Miami (FL), along with Alicia Guevara, CEO of BBBS of NYC and select BBBS CEOs in cities and towns across America.

CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Please click here for ways to engage in continued education. 

Tools for Accountability

75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice

Anti-Racism Resource Collection

Central Indiana Community Foundation's List of Resources

Code Switch Podcast: a multi-racial, multi-generational team of NPR journalists who cover race and identity

"I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness" Austin Channing Brown with Brené Brown

Scaffolded Anti-Racism Resources 

Shop Black Indy: Find Black owned businesses and events in Indianapolis

Showing Up for Racial Justice

Systemic Racism Explained - Video by act.tv

The Next Question Show: engages leading voices on critical topics of racial justice in America.

If you would like to suggest content for BBBSCI to consider adding to our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Resource page, please contact us by email at bigs@bbbsci.org