Woke @ Work

Inspiration and encouragement for building a Race Equity Culture

Meet Seana (she/her), EiC Data Analysis and Evaluation Associate

Meet Seana (she/her), EiC Data Analysis and Evaluation Associate

Seana Kellman (she/her) is a child of immigrants, an avid researcher, and a crochet and knitting enthusiast currently residing on Wappinger, Schaghticoke, and Munsee Lenape lands. She has worked at EiC since October 2020 and has worked on social media and content development, training coordination, and most notably the development of the codebook and scoring for the Race Equity Cycle Pulse Check™.

Race Equity Cycle Pulse Check™: How We Started

Race Equity Cycle Pulse Check™: How We Started

Achieving race equity — the condition where one’s racial identity has no influence on how one fares in society — is a fundamental element of social change across every issue area in the social sector. Building a Race Equity Culture™ is the foundational work when organizations seek to advance race equity; it creates the conditions that help us to adopt anti-racist mindsets and actions as individuals and to center race.

Meet Niki Jagpal (she/her), Executive Consultant at EiC

Meet Niki Jagpal (she/her), Executive Consultant at EiC

Niki Jagpal has been the Executive Consultant at Equity in the Center since January, helping with vision, strategy, research, and more. She is a seasoned leader, researcher, and facilitator with over 15 years of progressive organization- and field-building experience. She tries to lead with compassion, intention, humility, and inclusion and her work is informed by her practice of Buddhism.

Want To Operationalize Equity? Look At Your Organization’s Container

Want To Operationalize Equity? Look At Your Organization’s Container

Structural change is essential to building a Race Equity Culture™. And, too often, organizations attempt this change without paying enough attention to the container that holds them in this work. We offer that a critical step in building a Race Equity Culture is deciding to be together differently. This means acknowledging that multiple, interlocking systems of oppression operate in the team’s environment and taking conscious measures to subvert those.

We’re Hiring an Operations Manager!

We’re Hiring an Operations Manager!

As we continue this period of rapid growth, we are now looking for an Operations Manager. This is a full-time role (32 hours per week). Reporting to the Vice President of Operations, the new Operations Manager will be a key leader who supports the President, maintains current internal systems and processes, ma