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Diversity Is Our Strength: Improving Working Conditions in Canadian Nonprofits

Diversity Is Our Strength: Improving Working Conditions in Canadian Nonprofits
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Diversity Is Our Strength: Improving Working Conditions in Canadian Nonprofits

This report demonstrates what the sector has long known but not had the data to prove: our workforce is incredibly diverse but undervalued. 77% of nonprofit workers are women, 47% immigrants and 35% Indigenous and racialized people. Our workers tend to be older and better educated than the economy-wide averages, but face lower salaries and difficult employment conditions. To improve conditions for the nonprofit sector’s diverse workforce, we need immediate action from funders, governments, and nonprofit leaders. Read the full report to learn more.
 

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