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Resources for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Work

We have compiled this list of resources for helping us achieve our goals, and we share them in in hopes they may be useful to others.



Allison, David B., ed. Controversial Monuments and Memorials: A Guide for Community Leaders (Lantham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield, 2018)


American Alliance of Museums


DEAI Homepage


Facing Change: Insights from AAM's DEAI Working group


Facilities and Risk Management DEAI Resources


Board Diversity DEAI resources


Staff Diversity


Equitable Hiring Practices


Rethinking Hiring: Walking the Walk


Board Diversity and DEAI

Human Resources

Website Accessibility

The Avarna Group, A Toolkit to Mitigate Bias in Recruitment and Hiring

Bias Interrupters

Bunch, Lonnie, Director of the Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian’s Leader Says ‘Museums Have a Social Justice Role to Play'"

California State Parks

Accessibility Statement

Accessibility Guidelines

All Visitors Welcome

Cariclub, the Professional Network for Social Impact

Accessing Diverse Board Candidates Survey

Charity Navigator

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Among Nonprofit Boards

The Cleveland Museum of Art

DEI Page

DEI Plan

Confederate Monument Interpretation Guide, Atlanta History Center

The Empathetic Museum, Maturity Model

The Getty Foundation, Getty Marrow Undergraduate Internships


DEI Three Year Plan

Posting Demographic info on your Guidestar page

DEI in Philanthropy presentation

What We're Learning about Nonprofits' DEI Journeys


How to Collect and Share DEI Data

The Incluseum

The Inclusive Historian’s Handbook

The International Coalition of Sites of Conscience

Resource page

Immigration Dialogue Evaluation toolkit

Safe Containers for Dangerous Memories,” The Public Historian

Speaking of Immigration Dialogue Guide

Community Dialogue Design Manual

The Institute of Museum and Library Services

Evaluation Resources

Museums and Race: Transformation and Justice


Report card

Museums as a Site for Social Action


Readiness Assessment

National Assembly of State Arts Agencies

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion resources

Inclusive Language Guide

National Association for Interpretation

Diversity Equity and Inclusion resources

National Council on Public History

Revisionist History

National Trust for Historic Preservation

Values in Action: Diversity and Inclusion

Stephanie Meeks, “A More Perfect Union: Towards a More Inclusive History, and a Preservation Movement that Looks Like America

Brent Leggs, “A New Era of Justice

Preservation and Inclusion resources

Mildred Colodny Diversity Scholarship Program

Native Governance Center, “A Guide to Land Acknowledgement

Oakland Museum, Lori Fogarty, Executive Director

Our Museum Is Considered a Leader in Equity and Inclusion. Here’s What We’ve Done—and Why We Have a Long, Long Way to Go

Quantifying Our Museum’s Social Impact: How the Oakland Museum of California is using data science to measure impact

Attendance Has Always Been a Narrow Way to Define Success. That’s Why This Museum Is Using Data Science to Measure Its Social Impact

Of, By and For All

Who’s Coming? Respectful Audience Survey toolkit

Community Issue Exhibition toolkit

Building Partnerships

Parks Forward CA

A New Vision for California State Parks

San Diego Museum of Us

Decolonizing Initiatives

Shedd Aquarium

Accessibility Resources for Visitors

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History

Talking about Race

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