© 2019 Boston Commercial Real Estate Summit on Equity, Inclusion and Diversity

EQUITY, INCLUSION & DIVERSITY

RESOURCES

AAREP New England
AAREP-NE's mission is to increase the population, influence, and stature of professionals of color at all levels within Greater Boston CRE.
Builders of Color Coalition
The Builders of Color Coalition (BCC) convenes minority real estate professionals in Greater Boston’s building sector for the purposes of mutual professional development and leveraged access to development projects.
CREST Internship Program
The Commercial Real Estate Success Training (CREST) Program is designed to attract, and offer summer internships to a diverse range of women and minority students who will be placed with CRE companies. For more information, contact Dakota Jones.
- CREST Employer Highlights (PDF)
- CREST gives students lay of the land in real estate - Boston Globe (PDF)
Nexus Summer Programs
Alongside a focus of both academic and career development, NEXUS provides immersive experiences in self-discovery including socio-emotional development techniques that embolden each student’s confidence in themselves.  
REEC
The Real Estate Executive Council (REEC)  is the leading professional trade association formed to promote the interests of minority executives doing business in the commercial real estate industry.
 
ScholarJet
ScholarJet connects employers with diverse, undergrad college students through online, skills-based competitions. Each competition is focused on particular skills related to an internship, co-op, or entry-level position and gives students a chance to get hired and win funding for their education.
The Urban Labs
The Urban Labs helps companies activate their cultural competency to attract customers, influence product offering, and attract and retain talent in order to outperform their competitors.  
ULI Pathways to Inclusion
The Pathways to Inclusion program will provide up to 25 individuals of color a scholarship to the 2019 Fall Meeting to be held in Washington DC on September 18-21, 2019 in addition to a one-year ULI membership. 
YW Boston
YWCA Boston is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. YW Boston is systemically working for social, racial and gender equity.
- Program Overview (PDF)
- Workshop Offerings (PDF)
- Lead Boston (PDF)