Diversity, Equity, Justice & Inclusion

* Added October 17, 2023

Listed below, in no particular order, are resources that have been shared with the Massachusetts Land Trust Coalition related to diversity, equity, justice and inclusion initiatives in the land conservation field. If you are aware of related resources that would be of interest to the Massachusetts land conservation community, please forward them to us at info@massland.org.

Black Faces in Green Spaces: The Journey of Black Professionals in Green Careers
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at New England Land Trusts
Job Board at DiversifyOutdoors.com
Atowi Project / Indigenous Basics
Native Governance Center: Building an Indigenous Land Acknowledgement
21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge plus resources
Dismantling Racism Works (dRWorks) Workbook - assumptions, tools, culture, resources
Farmers of Color Land Trust
Conservationists of Color website
Conservationists of Color Community Conservation Resources
Conference Native Land Acknowledgement
Connecticut Land Conservation Council list of anti-racism resources
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Anti-Racist, and Anti-Oppression Resource List: A resource for Wildlands & Woodlands, Farmlands & Communities (WWFC) partners (Google doc)
Racial Equity Stages from dismantlingracism.org
eBook: Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century by Alice Wong
Book: The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together by Heather McGhee
Report from J.E.D.I. Heart on how funders and others can better support DEI in environmental organizations
ABC’s of Social Justice A Glossary of Working Language for Socially Conscious Conversation
Broadening the Base through Open Space: Addressing Demographic Trends by Saving Land and Serving People
World Food Policy Center - Identifying and Countering White Supremacy Culture in Food Systems
Heal Food Alliance - Rooted, Ready & Resilient: A BIPOC-led Vision for Crisis-Proof Food Systems
The Communications Network - How can foundation and nonprofit communicators improve racial equity through their work?
Embracing Equity - Virtual Professional Development
The Denver Foundation - Your Inclusiveness Guide
Conservation Law Foundation - strategic framework for diversity, equity and inclusion
Mass Audubon - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee charter
National Audubon Society in cooperation with other organizations - Diversity and the Conservation Movement
DEIJ in Action: A Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice Guide for the Chesapeake Bay Watershed - sponsored by Chesapeake Bay Trust, the Chesapeake Bay Funders Network, and the Choose Clean Water Coalition
Land Trust Alliance - Success Story: The Conservation and Diversity Program of the Conservation Trust of North Carolina and the state's 23 local land trusts
WeConservePA / Pennsylvania Land Trust Association - Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Justice
Connecticut Land Conservation Council - Anti-Racism Education & Resource Guides
Vermont Center for Ecostudies - Commitment to Racial Justice
Atlantic Rethink, sponsored by REI - Five Ways to Make the Outdoors More Inclusive
Ongig - 10 Examples of Awesome Inclusion Statements
snews - What You Get When You Hire a DEI Consultant
Land Trust Alliance - Sample Organizational Statements
University of North Carolina Press - Black Faces, White Spaces by Carolyn Finney
TerraCorps Organizational Equity: Beliefs, Goals, Process