EPISODE 26

How Do Community Organizers Improve DEI?  | Josh De Leon

In this episode of Just One Q, Dr. Melissa Horne and former community organizer turned DEI professional, Josh De Leon discuss the idea of issue slicing and how it can be used to improve DEI initiatives. Josh explains how creating major changes in the long term means creating small, discrete changes in the short term.

Josh is a DEIB facilitator and change agent, with a background working across organizations and industries to build community, create more equitable systems, and center the lived experiences of marginalized groups. Josh has led DEIB workshops for clients across the world, convened and collaborated with government executives on management and human capital issues, and worked extensively with community-based organizations and leaders. Prior to Peoplism, Josh managed projects and research reports and designed DEIB programs for a good governance nonprofit, and coordinated programs at a human rights NGO. He has a master’s in Modern Thought and Literature from Stanford University with an emphasis in identity, art, and social movements.

 

Keep up with Josh: 

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/joshua-de-leon-095068104

Website: joshuadeleonwriting.weebly.com 

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Josh De Leon

Peoplism
Josh is a DEIB facilitator and change agent, with a background working across organizations and industries to build community, create more equitable systems, and center the lived experiences of marginalized groups. Josh has led DEIB workshops for clients across the world, convened and collaborated with government executives on management and human capital issues, and worked extensively with community-based organizations and leaders. Prior to Peoplism, Josh managed projects and research reports and designed DEIB programs for a good governance nonprofit, and coordinated programs at a human rights NGO. He has a master’s in Modern Thought and Literature from Stanford University with an emphasis in identity, art, and social movements.

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