Kids Voice of Indiana Inc

Advocate. Educate. Protect.

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Kids Voice of Indiana Inc

EIN: 35-1656579


At Kids\u2019 Voice of Indiana, our mission is to serve Indiana\u2019s children and families by providing legal education, child advocacy, and family visitation through our three programs:\n\nDerelle Watson-Duvall Children\u2019s Law Center of Indiana\nBette J. Dick Guardian ad Litem for Kids Program\nJenny Miller Safe Child Parenting Time

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Ms. Lindsay Scott J.D.

Main address

127 E. Michigan St, Ste 500


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Subject area info

Child abuse

Legal services

Child welfare

Youth services

Population served info

Children and youth



Immigrants and migrants

Economically disadvantaged people

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NTEE code info

Child Abuse, Prevention of (I72)

Children\u0027s and Youth Services (P30)

IRS subsection

501(c)(3) Public Charity

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Tax forms


Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Kids\u2019 Voice is a prevention organization that deters abused, neglected and endangered children from experiencing or re-experiencing abuse and/or neglect. Without prevention services, abused, neglected, and/or endangered children can become wards of the state, otherwise referred to as a Child in Need of Services (CHINS). As of October 30, 2017, the Indiana Department of Child Services reported 23,956 CHINS filings. In 2015, in Marion County alone, 6,075 Child Neglect and Physical/Sexual Abuse cases were substantiated, yet only 3,844 CHINS cases were filed, leaving 2,231 abused/neglected children without court intervention and protection. These are the families accessing all of the Kids\u2019 Voice programs. \n\nDomestic violence is increasing in Indiana in addition to the opioid epidemic. Many children in Marion County are now experiencing the trauma of one or both parents being incarcerated and/or in drug treatment due to the opioid epidemic, requiring the services of Kids\u2019 Voice.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

CASA/GAL Program

With the support of Court Appointed Special Advocate and Guardian ad Litem (CASA/GAL) Volunteer Advocates, our agency represents the best interests of thousands of Indianapolis area children each year who have been abused, neglected or are severely endangered. Kids Voice staff and volunteers make recommendations to the Court that help ensure each child is placed in a safe and stable environment. Advocates get to know the child and their situation in order to navigate the court system to determine
their best interests. They bring an independent perspective to the court, personalizing the child's situation for the judge to consider as they make important decisions on their behalf.
Our CASA program is appointed to every CHINS (Child in Need of Services) case in Marion County, while our GAL program is appointed to especially contentious family law cases, including custody and guardianship cases.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

We educate the community, legal advocates, and judges by offering outreach and legal
presentations. We provide free legal resources and answer inquiries from lawyers, judges, and child service
professionals to assist them in navigating children’s legal issues. We offer free and modest means parenting coordination services to help reduce conflict in a child’s life in difficult co-parenting situations. We write the CHINS and Family Law Deskbook, the go-to reference guide for CHINS (Child in Need of Services) and family law in Indiana.

Population(s) Served

The Parenting Coordination Clinic is a sub-program of the Children's Law Center of Indiana. The program seeks to assist Indiana children, families, and Courts by reducing or interrupting adverse childhood experiences caused by contentious co-parenting relationships. Parenting coordination seeks to interrupt or eliminate these problems by providing an alternate and more productive path for parents to communicate and co-parent in a way that is focused on the child’s well-being and best interests.

Population(s) Served

We ensure children can visit a non-custodial parent in a safe and neutral environment by supervising
hundreds of visitations at our facility annually. Additionally, the observed parent-child interactions are documented for Court record.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Children and youth

Where we work


Central Indiana Region Community Partner of the Year 2018

National Association of Social Workers

Angels in Adoption Honoree 2018

Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute

Employer of the Year 2022

Indiana Paralegal Association

Affiliations & memberships

National Association of Counsel for Children 2023

Association of Family & Conciliation Courts 2023

Supervised Visitation Network 2023

National CASA/GAL Association for Children 2023

Indiana State CASA/GAL Network 2023

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of children served

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

CASA/GAL Program

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success


Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

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Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Kids\u2019 Voice is a prevention organization that deters abused, neglected and endangered children from experiencing or re-experiencing abuse and/or neglect. Without prevention services, abused, neglected, and/or endangered children can become wards of the state, otherwise referred to as a Child in Need of Services (CHINS). The number of CHINS cases has been steadily rising since 2012. As of October 30, 2017, the Indiana Department of Child Services reported 23,956 CHINS filings. In 2015, in Marion County alone, 6,075 Child Neglect and Physical/Sexual Abuse cases were substantiated, yet only 3,844 CHINS cases were filed, leaving 2,231 abused/neglected children without court intervention and protection. These are the families accessing the Kids\u2019 Voice programs. \n\nThe focus of the programs at Kids\u2019 Voice is to advocate, educate, and protect abused and neglected children. Domestic violence is increasing in Indiana. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, in a single day in 2014 Indiana domestic violence programs served 1,807 victims/survivors. The US Department of Justice Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in the October 2011 Juvenile Justice Bulletin article, \u201CChildren\u2019s Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence and other Family Violence,\u201D stated that more than 11% of children are exposed to some form of family violence. The only way to break the cycle is to provide children a safe environment to ensure violent behaviors are not passed onto the next generation. \n\nKids\u2019 Voice\u2019s goal is to serve current child victims and/or prevent children from becoming victims of abuse or neglect. We know that safe, stable, and nurturing relationships and environments are essential to prevent children from having Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). A study conducted by the Center for Disease Control defines ACEs as traumatic events that can have negative, lasting effects on health and well-being, such as physical, emotional, or sexual abuse.\n\nACEs not only lead to lifelong negative effects for the children who experience them, but also creates a drain on businesses and taxpayers. Experts suggest that nationally, the total lifetime economic burden resulting from new cases of child abuse is approximately $124 billion. In addition, the negative experiences children face early in life can create a population that is less able to work consistently and productively. Children who have experienced four or more traumatic experiences are more than 30 times more likely to have a learning or behavior problem than their peers. However, more important than exposure to any specific event of this type is the accumulation of multiple adversities during childhood, which is associated with especially harmful effects on development.\n\nKids\u2019 Voice is in a unique position to prevent children from being victims of ACEs and help alleviate a drain on other Indiana resources, now and in the future.

The strategy for the Kids\u2019 Voice organization is to increase revenue in order to double the impact. The organization will manage expenses without sacrificing the positive impact on the health, basic needs, and education of children served by the three Programs of Kids\u2019 Voice of Indiana. The goal is to increase the number, diversity, and capacity of active GAL Program volunteers and Safe Child Parenting Time Program staff so the positive effects of Kids\u2019 Voice Programs on children\u2019s health, basic needs, and education are enhanced. Implement a plan for additional and/or alternative locations in order to serve an increasing number of children and their advocates. Kids\u2019 Voice will maintain the website with up-to-date information that is easy to navigate and access. \nStrategies for each program is as follows:\nBette J. Dick GAL for Kids Program: Increase funding through grants and events to provide additional staff support and increase the number and diversity of available volunteers, including volunteers who speak other languages in addition to English. Promptly close out existing, completed cases and keep accurate records for grant reports that accurately reflect the services provided. Develop new marketing materials to increase awareness of the program and to recruit volunteers to increase growth. Provide educational opportunities to GAL attorneys and educating judiciary and family law attorneys about the appropriate use of the Program. Continue training new board and staff members on recruiting and retention of volunteers and provide ongoing training for volunteers annually.\n\nSafe Child Parenting Time Program (SCPT): Train new staff to accommodate families in the SCPT Program and increase the number of families served. Accept new participants and conduct client intakes and keep accurate, complete records so the participants and Courts can be assured that appropriate services were provided. Fill available timeslots with children who need Program services to promote their health and safety. Seek additional funding to underwrite staff expenses and hardship cases and for attorney consultation with Program Manager and staff. \n\nThe Derelle Watson-Duvall Children\u2019s Law Center of Indiana Program (CLCI): Respond to inquiries from the public, child service providers, and attorneys. Revise the Kids\u2019 Voice website with legal resources and updates, including 100% of all case law updates and keep accurate records for grant reports. Continue research of legal topics for presentation, including topics for advanced audiences and legal ethics specific to CHINS, Termination, and Family Law. Continue to provide legal educational programs for child service professionals, judges, attorneys, and pro se litigants. Complete and distribute CHINS and Family Law Deskbook and updated CHINS and Termination of the Parent-Child Relationship Primers, including placing these publications on the Kids\u2019 Voice website. Provide web-based training on GAL and family law topic.

Kids\u2019 Voice of Indiana is committed to children\u2019s safety and freedom from domestic violence, the provision of accurate, complete evidence-based GAL reports to the Courts, diligent advocacy of children\u2019s best interests, and thorough, updated legal information for attorneys, child service professionals, and the community. The values governing the development of Kids\u2019 Voice of Indiana include honesty, transparency, expertise, and prompt response to community needs. \n\nKids\u2019 Voice has a 3-year strategic plan in place that goes from January 1, 2017, to January 1, 2020. This plan creates a plan for the organization as a whole, and a plan for each program in the organization.\n\nKids\u2019 Voice has an experienced, caring, mission driven staff of seven attorneys dedicated to the protection of at-risk children. The organization has a strong reputation for meeting the needs of the children, and there is a low turnover of staff. There is a continued demand for services by the courts and the community. Kids\u2019 Voice has well-developed relationships with the community and are working to increase our presence in the community through continued outreach and programs available to the general public. Kids\u2019 Voice has strong partnerships with various funders, such as United Way of Central Indiana, Lilly Endowment, and Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust. There is a committed and reliable volunteer base of over 300 community and pro bono attorney volunteers. Kids\u2019 Voice brings a high level of legal expertise to the children and families we serve in Indiana. The board is made up of professionals who are active participants and bring their expertise for oversight in the operation of the organization. \n\nKids\u2019 Voice is committed to supporting all of its programs. Kids\u2019 Voice will sustain these programs by funding from grant funders, special events and donations. Kids\u2019 Voice will continue to do sustainability and all objectives and outcomes will be continuously evaluated in terms of importance to program operations. Training and equipment purchased will continue to be used to sustain the programs in years to come. Kids\u2019 Voice will continue to evaluate expenses, looking for ways to reallocate resources to support operations. As Kids\u2019 Voice identifies the needs of our programs, it will identify resources to support those needs. This includes relying on the resources of its Board of Directors, funders, staff, and strategic partners, but is reviewed annually by the Board of Directors and quarterly by the Fund Development Committee.

Kids\u2019 Voice continued to see increased needs for services across all three of our programs during this period. In response to these needs, Kids\u2019 Voice targeted its efforts to take services into the community to reach more families and children. This outreach was done by adding additional staff members, enhancing outreach, and creating new projects under our existing programs. As a result of our efforts, Kids\u2019 Voice received additional grant support and donations, served more people, and is set up to continue to grow into 2018-2019.\nMany positive things happened during 2017-2018, \nincluding the following:\n\u2022 We were awarded the National Association of Social Workers\u2014Central Indiana Region \nCommunity Partner of the Year. \n\u2022 We celebrated the retirement of Kids\u2019 Voice co-founder and attorney, Derelle Watson-Duvall in April. Staff Attorney Katherine Meger Kelsey took over the reigns as the Director of the Kids\u2019 Voice\u2019s Children Law Center of Indiana.\n\u2022 We grew our staff to include additional staff attorneys, a paralegal, and a Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator. \n\u2022 We saw the implementation of the Parenting Coordination Clinic.\n\u2022 We received a grant from the Indianapolis Bar Association that allowed us to create the Mobile Law Clinic. \n\u2022 Our staff continued to be an integral part of many community efforts, to serve on community boards and to be recognized with awards.\n\u2022 We trained 42 new Guardian ad Litem volunteers for the Kids\u2019 Voice GAL Program.\n\u2022 We served over 3,100 people through our three programs.\n\u2022 We raised over $935,000 through fundraising events, donations, and grants.\n\nThe end of the current fiscal year also brought a unique staff change to Kids\u2019 Voice. As of July 1, 2018, attorney Lindsay Faulkenberg moved into the role of President and CEO, while the former President and CEO, Eddie Rivers, became Chief Development Officer. This strategic change will allow our staff to focus their talents where best suited and deepen our teamwork as we continue into the 2018 fiscal year. \n\nKids\u2019 Voice continues to work toward meeting its goals by increasing the number of GAL cases it is handling and utilizing the current staff attorneys to take on additional cases. The organization continues to recruit and train new GAL volunteers who will be assigned to these new cases.\n\nThe SCPT Program continues to grow by taking in new families. The program also has interpreters available for non-English-speaking persons and/or Deaf families. The SCPT has perfected its program to ensure the custodial and non-custodial parents do not have to interact and the children are safe and supervised at all times.\n\nThe Children\u2019s Law Center continues to develop informational material for the website and increase the number of trainings for legal professional that they do. The Law Center program has also launched three new community outreach programs: The Community Mobile Law Program, Parenting Coordination Clinic, and Guardianship Clinic.

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

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done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Paper surveys, Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Case management notes, Constituent (client or resident, etc.) advisory committees,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals,

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We take steps to get feedback from marginalized or under-represented people, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on demographics (e.g., race, age, gender, etc.), We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, The people we serve tell us they find data collection burdensome, It is difficult to get honest feedback from the people we serve,


Kids Voice of Indiana Inc
Fiscal year: Jul 01 - Jun 30
Financial documents
2022 2021 2020 2020 Audit with 2019 Review
done  Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant. info

Revenue vs. expenses:  breakdown

SOURCE: IRS Form 990 info
Note: When component data are not available, the graph displays the total Revenue and/or Expense values.

Liquidity in 2021 info

SOURCE: IRS Form 990


Average of 19.05 over 10 years

Months of cash in 2021 info

SOURCE: IRS Form 990


Average of 6.4 over 10 years

Fringe rate in 2021 info

SOURCE: IRS Form 990


Average of 11% over 10 years

Funding sources info

Source: IRS Form 990

Assets & liabilities info

Source: IRS Form 990

Financial data

Source: IRS Form 990 info

Kids Voice of Indiana Inc

Revenue & expenses

Fiscal Year: Jul 01 - Jun 30

SOURCE: IRS Form 990

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Kids Voice of Indiana Inc

Balance sheet

Fiscal Year: Jul 01 - Jun 30

SOURCE: IRS Form 990

The balance sheet gives a snapshot of the financial health of an organization at a particular point in time. An organization's total assets should generally exceed its total liabilities, or it cannot survive long, but the types of assets and liabilities must also be considered. For instance, an organization's current assets (cash, receivables, securities, etc.) should be sufficient to cover its current liabilities (payables, deferred revenue, current year loan, and note payments). Otherwise, the organization may face solvency problems. On the other hand, an organization whose cash and equivalents greatly exceed its current liabilities might not be putting its money to best use.

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Financial trends analysis Glossary & formula definitions

Fiscal Year: Jul 01 - Jun 30

SOURCE: IRS Form 990

This snapshot of Kids Voice of Indiana Inc’s financial trends applies Nonprofit Finance Fund® analysis to data hosted by GuideStar. While it highlights the data that matter most, remember that context is key – numbers only tell part of any story.

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Profitability info 2015 2016 2019 2020 2021
Unrestricted surplus (deficit) before depreciation -$51,764 -$246,504 -$153,393 $96,808 $380,060
As % of expenses -8.8% -35.4% -14.0% 8.3% 18.6%
Unrestricted surplus (deficit) after depreciation -$55,084 -$251,301 -$165,671 $75,461 $358,705
As % of expenses -9.3% -35.9% -15.0% 6.3% 17.4%
Revenue composition info
Total revenue (unrestricted & restricted) $930,149 $420,465 $624,421 $2,509,459 $2,937,251
Total revenue, % change over prior year 0.0% -54.8% 0.0% 301.9% 17.0%
Program services revenue 7.2% 11.5% 13.0% 2.9% 3.5%
Membership dues 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Investment income 0.7% 1.1% 1.5% 0.5% 0.7%
Government grants 6.3% 31.5% 38.9% 20.4% 50.3%
All other grants and contributions 75.2% 112.7% 40.4% 71.8% 45.8%
Other revenue 10.7% 25.8% 6.2% 4.4% -0.3%
Expense composition info
Total expenses before depreciation $588,434 $695,826 $1,092,417 $1,170,846 $2,038,622
Total expenses, % change over prior year 0.0% 18.3% 0.0% 7.2% 74.1%
Personnel 71.7% 76.1% 79.6% 71.4% 74.3%
Professional fees 0.6% 0.5% 1.7% 2.5% 4.7%
Occupancy 9.8% 7.8% 10.4% 9.3% 5.9%
Interest 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.1%
Pass-through 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
All other expenses 18.0% 15.6% 8.1% 16.6% 14.9%
Full cost components (estimated) info 2015 2016 2019 2020 2021
Total expenses (after depreciation) $591,754 $700,623 $1,104,695 $1,192,193 $2,059,977
One month of savings $49,036 $57,986 $91,035 $97,571 $169,885
Debt principal payment $0 $0 $21,000 $0 $13,053
Fixed asset additions $12,797 $8,663 $0 $29,829 $0
Total full costs (estimated) $653,587 $767,272 $1,216,730 $1,319,593 $2,242,915

Capital structure indicators

Liquidity info 2015 2016 2019 2020 2021
Months of cash 10.1 4.4 2.7 17.8 17.2
Months of cash and investments 14.5 7.7 4.0 17.8 17.2
Months of estimated liquid unrestricted net assets 5.3 3.4 0.5 1.3 2.9
Balance sheet composition info 2015 2016 2019 2020 2021
Cash $493,330 $253,899 $242,285 $1,738,307 $2,917,090
Investments $217,912 $192,272 $125,241 $0 $0
Receivables $34,991 $23,368 $23,901 $15,626 $267,138
Gross land, buildings, equipment (LBE) $112,787 $121,450 $193,892 $141,000 $141,000
Accumulated depreciation (as a % of LBE) 85.1% 83.0% 67.6% 49.4% 64.5%
Liabilities (as a % of assets) 2.9% 6.0% 25.3% 8.7% 11.1%
Unrestricted net assets $278,424 $215,114 $74,364 $149,825 $508,530
Temporarily restricted net assets $466,415 $0 $270,301 N/A N/A
Permanently restricted net assets $0 $0 $0 N/A N/A
Total restricted net assets $466,415 $0 $270,301 $1,523,431 $2,392,152
Total net assets $744,839 $464,682 $344,665 $1,673,256 $2,900,682

Key data checks

Key data checks info 2015 2016 2019 2020 2021
Material data errors No Yes No No No


The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

Form 1023/1024 is not available for this organization


Ms. Lindsay Scott J.D.

LINDSAY SCOTT, President and CEO, has been an attorney for Kids\u2019 Voice since November 2011, working primarily in the GAL program, and assumed the role of President and CEO on July 1, 2018. She received her B.S. from Butler University and J.D. from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, where she worked with the Veteran\u2019s Legal Support Clinic. She was admitted to the bar of Indiana in May 2010, and the bar of Illinois in November 2009. She served as a certified legal intern in the Domestic Relations Division of the Cook County Office of Public Guardian in Chicago. She spent one year working as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Montgomery County Courts in Crawfordsville, Indiana. Lindsay is a graduate of the Indianapolis Bar Association\u2019s Bar Leader Series and Butler University\u2019s Business School for Lawyers. Lindsay is a co-founder and current volunteer for the Coalition for Our Immigrant Neighbors (COIN). Lindsay is active with the Indianapolis Bar Association.

Number of employees

Source: IRS Form 990

Kids Voice of Indiana Inc

Officers, directors, trustees, and key employees

SOURCE: IRS Form 990

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Kids Voice of Indiana Inc

Board of directors
as of 03/06/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board of directors data
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Board chair

Mr. Jon Desalvo


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Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 3/6/2023

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The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity


Sexual orientation


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Equity strategies

Last updated: 03/06/2023

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  • We review compensation data across the organization (and by staff levels) to identify disparities by race.
  • We ask team members to identify racial disparities in their programs and / or portfolios.
  • We analyze disaggregated data and root causes of race disparities that impact the organization's programs, portfolios, and the populations served.
  • We disaggregate data to adjust programming goals to keep pace with changing needs of the communities we support.
  • We employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
  • We disaggregate data by demographics, including race, in every policy and program measured.
  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
  • We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.
  • We measure and then disaggregate job satisfaction and retention data by race, function, level, and/or team.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.