The Human Rights Campaign is America's largest civil rights organization working to achieve LGBTQ equality. By inspiring and engaging individuals and communities, HRC strives to end discrimination against LGBTQ people and realize a world that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all.
The Human Rights Campaign envisions a world where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people are ensured equality and embraced as full members of society at home, at work and in every community.
The Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Belonging (DEIB) department leads the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging strategy across the organization to facilitate building a diverse and inclusive organization, and works to build competencies in diversity, equity, inclusion, and intersectionality – both internally, and within the broader LGBTQ+ community – that advance the organization’s mission to achieve LGBTQ+ liberation for all. More specifically, the DEIB team:
Provide general support to the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion team in the execution of the work of the department.
Convene and support collaboration and design efforts around campaigns, programs, and efforts that advance racial equity, allyship, gender equity and anti-oppression, and/or organizational practices that advance these issues.
Manage systems and maintain data to monitor goals and benchmarks. Maintain a dashboard to ensure accountability, tracking, and monitoring of internal staff equity and engagement efforts.
Help implement a curriculum for developing staff and volunteer competencies on a range of diversity and equity issues, providing input on relevant performance indicators and evaluations to reflect progress
Help prepare and deliver highly engaging/effective in-person and online training, presentations, and discussions on a wide variety of DEI topics for HRC staff, interns, and volunteers.
Other duties as assigned.
Strong research skills.
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
Interest in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Intersectionality.
Receive education on LGBTQ and civil rights issues
Obtain a better understanding of politics, specifically through an intersectional lens.
Learn the ins and outs of a non-profit, have spent time attempting to create a microcosm of the world HRC would like to bring about within the organization.
Work with the DEI team on the various trainings and modules they deliver to their audiences.
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