- Implicit Association Test. Take this free test from Harvard University and learn more about your personal levels of unconscious bias.
- Intercultural Development Inventory. Individual test that generates an analysis of your own level of personal intercultural awareness and education and makes recommendations for improvements. ***This test is not free and requires contracting with a Qualified Administrator. Email Kathleen LaTosch to schedule your assessment.
- Is Yours a Learning Organization? This free real-time test helps you assess the level of support for creativity, innovation and inclusion you experience at your organization.
“How-To” Guides and examples for Expanding Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
- Strategies for Talent Diversity. American Express NGen Fellows Project 2013-2014 – Independent Sector.
- Building Inclusive Nonprofit Organizations. The Denver Foundation.
- Implicit Bias Review 2013. The Kirwan Institute.
- Unconscious Bias, annotated bibliography of 30 years of research. re:gender: http://regender.org/LiteratureReviews/UnconsciousBias
- Step-By-Step: A Guide to Achieving Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace. Third Sector New England (TSNE).
- Race Matters Toolkit. Annie E. Casey Foundation.
- Learning Together: The Peer Action Learning Network for Diversity & Inclusion. Council of Michigan Foundations.
- National Center for Cultural Competence. Georgetown University.
- Make Sure You’re Prepared for the D&I Journey. Diversity Executive.
- Creating Inclusive Communities. City of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Diverse Perspectives & Voices
- Meet Alex [a Miami-based free-lance writer… who also “happens to have Cerebral Palsy.”] From Cerebral Palsy Guidance (2016)
- How it feels to be a Spanish-speaking in an English-speaking classroom. From Media Matters (2015)
- MUW student works for LGBT acceptance, understanding. William Brownin
- g, The Dispatch (Nov. 19, 2014)
- ‘Orange is the New Black’ actress: My Parents Were Deported. Diane Guerrero, LA Times (Nov. 15, 2014)
- This is Why We’re Mad at the Shooting of Mike Brown. Kara Brown, Jezebel, (Aug. 11, 2014).
- The Whiteness Project. PBS.
- Why I Fear for My Sons. By Kimberly Norwood (Aug. 25, 2014). Middle class mom shares experiences of racial profiling and having brown skin.
- Discrimination Against the Disabled is a Problem. By Caitlin Piper (Apr. 23, 2014). On living with cerebral palsy among well-intentioned able-bodied people.
- The Box Doesn’t Fit. By becky martinez (Mar. 4, 2014). On bi and multi-racial identity.
- Why It’s Not Cool to Talk About Trans People’s ‘Private Parts‘. Laverne Cox on Katie Couric.
- Cultural Appropriation 101: Featuring Geisha Katy Perry. Lauren Duca (Nov. 25, 2013).
- A Brief History of Blackface. Brian L.M. Kelley (Oct. 30, 2013).
- The Asian-American Awakening: that moment when you realize you’re not white. Connie Zhou (Oct. 16, 2013).
- But You Speak So Well. Sylvia L. Mazzula (Sept. 26, 2013).
- Disabled People as a Test of Character: The Guinness Commercial. Rachel Cohen-Rottenberg (Sept. 4, 2013).
Educational newsletters, websites, and reports
- Transforming Perception: Black Men and Boys. 2014 report from the Perceptions Institute explores recommendations for reducing race-based disparities and defines racial anxiety, stereotype threat effects.
- ColorLines. Colorlines is a daily news site where race matters, featuring award-winning investigative reporting and news analysis. Colorlines is published by Race Forward, a national organization that advances racial justice through research, media and practice.
- Diversity Inc. A national publication whose mission is to bring education and clarity to the business benefits of diversity.
- The Inclusionist Solution Daily. Daily news on diversity & inclusion around the globe.
- Multicultural Calendar – includes 2014 religious holidays, international cultural days of observance, and awareness months (from the Office of Diversity & Inclusion at the Rochester Institute of Technology)
- The Race Card. News and comment for a multi-ethnic Britain.
- The Root. Black news, opinions, politics and culture.
- The Williams Institute. Rigorous, independent research on sexual orientation and gender identity law and public policy.
2018 LaTosch Consulting Conference Presentation Slides
These slides are provided for conference participants only and were supplemented with handouts, discussion and experiential exercises. They are not designed to be stand-alone items, but supplementary resources for those who attended.
- Examining White Fragility. 2018 Confronting Racism Within Conference – Baker College.
- Providing Culturally-Responsive Services to LGBT Older Adults. Michigan Assisted Living Association Conference 2018.
- Building Inclusion & Reducing Bias in our Libraries. Loleta Fyan Small and Rural Libraries Conference 2018.
- Don’t Let the Bathrooms Get You Down: Gender Inclusion and the Modern-Day Library. Loleta Fyan Small and Rural Libraries Conference 2018.