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84% of nonprofit board members are White while only 13% are Black
and Hispanic

90% of board chairs are White to a mere 8% Black
and Hispanic



SEAT is designed to increase diversity and inclusionary efforts of nonprofit boards by equipping and presenting residents from Black and Latino neighborhoods for 

board service


Gained skill sets include identifying transferrable skills, understanding nonprofit structure, understanding board governance and preparing for board engagement.


Our SEAT alumni were recruited by the following nonprofit agencies:

Capital for Change 

Center for Family Justice

Child Advocates of SW Connecticut

Connecticut Counseling Centers

Connecticut Housing Partners

Connecticut Renaissance

Greater Connecticut Youth Orchestras

Greater Oaks Charter School

Jane Doe No More


Literacy Volunteers

Mattatuck Museum


Regional Youth Adult Social Action Partnership

Seaview Community Development Corporation

Sisters at the Shore

United Way of Waterbury

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