Organizations connected with Diversity, Equity & Inclusion work in Western NC: 


Asheville SURJ |

Building Bridges |

Center for Diversity Education |

Color of Asheville (Directory) |

Racial Equity Institute (REI) |

YMI Cultural Center |

YWCA Stand Against Racism |

Handbooks & Research on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion work in Western NC: 

Global Diversity & Inclusion Benchmarks: Standards from Around the World

(For guidance navigating this path, please contact Deborah Miles via WNC DEC -

Where is Your Fishing Hole?

Supplier Diversity Example (Covington Model)

Professional Development Resources:

The Art of Interviewing

Behavioral Interviews:  100 Questions

Community Resiliency Model

How You Show Up Matters

Why Women Don't Apply for Jobs

Staying Centered, Strong and Calm

Avoid the Top 10 Interview Mistakes