DEIA Resources

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility

We, the Board of Directors at DOVIA Colorado, stand with people of color and the Black Lives Matter movement. We believe there is enormous opportunity to dismantle systems of exclusion and oppression, and build stronger, smarter, safer communities for consideration. What are we missing? Please tell us by sending us an email: 

Letter from the Board

Open Forum DEIA Sessions-Check the Education Calendar to see availability and register.

That was one of the most helpful conversations I've experienced, and I'm so grateful for all the insights and wisdom we covered!! I've been attending so many webinars on lots of different topics, and this was hands-down the best one I've been to in months!”

-Stephanie Johnson-Wall, Delores Project

General Information:

2021 Diversity Holiday Calendar

Power, Privilege and Effectiveness: Are Funders Connecting the Dots?

Alternatives to white-dominant culture: a helpful tool for inspiring inclusive and equitable cultures in an organization

Power Moves: An assessment guide to determine how well you are building, sharing and wielding power to advance equity & justice


7 Keys to Having a Courageous Conversation with Anyone

11 Harmful Types of Unconscious Bias and How to Interrupt Them 

The Four Agreements of Courageous Conversation

Inclusivity in Volunteerism

DEIA Online Learning Courses

Implicit Bias Concepts Unwrapped

City and County of Denver Human Rights and Community Partnerships

Anti-racism Resources 

A Beginning: Choose how much time you have each day to become more informed as step one to becoming an active ally to the black community.  


Recognising Racism in Volunteer Engagement

How To Thoughtfully Talk About Racial Inequality with Your Coworkers

Power, Privilege and Volunteerism

What White People Can Do for Racial Justice

Have Nonprofits and Philanthropy Become the White Moderate that Dr King Warned Us About?

‘Every Work of American Literature Is About Race’: Writers on How We Got Here

Category - Race, Privilege & Bias:
  • How to Be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi
  • So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
  • White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo and Michael Eric Dyson
  • Between the World and Me by Ta Nehisi Coates
  • Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad
Faith Based Anti-Racism:
  • The Color of Compromise by Jamar Tisby 
  • Be the Bridge by Latasha Morrison
  • Policing and Mass Incarceration 
  • Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
  • The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander 
School and Work: 
  • Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? By Beverly Daniel Tatum
  • I’m Still Here by Austin Channing Brown 
Environment and Housing:
  • The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein
  • Evicted by Matthew Desmond
And More: 
  • Letter from the Birmingham Jail by Martin Luther King Jr. 
  • White People Really Love Salad by Ph.D. Nita Mosby Tyler
  • Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge
  • The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
  • 1619
  • The Diversity Gap
  • Code Switch (NPR)
  • Truth’s Table
  • Reclaiming My Theology
  • Pod Save the People
Things to Watch: 
  • 13th 
  • Teach Us All 
  • When They See Us 
  • Flint Town
  • Time: The Kalief Browder Story 
  • Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992 
Amazon Prime: 
  • I Am Not Your Negro 
  • Selma 
  • Just Mercy 
  • The Color of Compromise 
  • If Beale Street Could Talk
  • The Hate U Give