The Business Case: We work with our clients to develop the business case for establishing a Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Committee / Council.
In conjunction with your executive team, DRRA Consulting identifies the plan’s key focus areas and assists your organization in developing the initial strategies.
We will work with your organization to identify ways to demonstrate a commitment to integrating diversity and inclusion into everything you do.
We will work with your organization to identify ways to attract and retain the best staff and volunteer talent, which is reflective of the populations your organization serves.
We will work with your organization to effectively communicate internally and externally to diverse populations.
We will work with your organization to identify multiple engagement levels with diverse populations across all of its activities.
We will work with your organization to identify ways to demonstrate a commitment to purchase products and services from businesses owned by women, people of color, LGBTs, people with disabilities, and Veterans.
Each focus area within the Diversity & Inclusion Strategic Framework includes multiple strategies and associated tactics. While all of the strategy outlined in the framework is important, the depth and breadth of work laid out necessitated prioritizing strategy by the EDIC into short-, mid-, and long-term. The definition for each time frame is defined below. It is important to note that the strategic framework is likely to evolve, and the prioritization and timeframes may need to be adjusted to account for the organization’s changing dynamics.
Short-term: Expected completion within 6 — 12 months
Mid-term: Expected completion within 12 — 24 months
Long-term: Expected completion with 18 — 36 months
Identification of short-term priorities may be based on the following criteria: