Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Resources

The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee seeks to educate the public about resources that advance fair housing; increase DEI educational opportunities for members and the local real estate community; and integrate DEI at an organizational level.

Resource Articles

Seeking knowledge and meaningful conversation through a variety of perspectives and resources builds the ability to learn from the past and provides solutions for a better future. The purpose of this page is to collect those perspectives and resources from around the country for associations to reference and share in order to keep the conversation moving forward.

Please continue visiting this page for updated resources as the conversation and our collection of resources grows.

Actionable Roadmap for Local Association Diversity and Inclusion

Newly Updated for 2022

Use this roadmap as the first steps to engage your full spectrum of membership, including those potentially underrepresented, through activities and leadership (learn more).

NAR and the Past, Present and Future of Fair Housing
Although discrimination in housing is illegal, structural and implicit bias continue to adversely affect Black Americans in their ability to achieve the American Dream of homeownership. Article from RISMedia by Sehar Siddiqi.

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack
“White Privilege and Male Privilege: A Personal Account of Coming to See Correspondences through Work in Women’s Studies” (1988), by Peggy McIntosh, associate director of the Wellesley College Center for Research on Women.

Brands Are Speaking Out on Black Lives Matter. How Are Consumers Going to Respond
While in the past brands often avoided aligning themselves with political and social issues for fear of alienating swatches of consumers or striking the wrong tone, some of the country’s biggest companies now have made exceptions to that policy.

Understanding Race and Privilege – National Association of School Psychologists
Suggestions on how you can begin discussions around race with your leadership and others.

Even though the real estate industry is predominantly female, women are underrepresented in leadership positions at both the brokerage and senior management levels. The goal of C.A.R.’s Women’s Initiative is to create a community where mentors and leaders can communicate, collaborate, advocate for, and support one another.

The Latino Professionals Network (LPN) creates community and networking opportunities for REALTORS® to build strong support systems, increase business opportunities and break down barriers. Join our Facebook group today!

At Home With Diversity
NAR’s At Home With Diversity course offers information about conducting business in culturally competent ways. It includes updated statistics, fair housing laws, business plan development, business etiquette and more. Click on the course title above for more information on taking the class or becoming an instructor.

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