TUCSON, Ariz. — Local nonprofit are teaming up to help start conversations of diversity.
Raise The Bar Consulting has organized a series of workshops to start the conversation of diversity in local nonprofits.
The group has a free series called "Courageous Conversations" to encourage dialogue about racial inclusions and diversity.
Local leader said they want this to be a safe space to build knowledge and trust, and they feel like starting with nonprofits is the first step to making a difference.
"Sustainable change to really happen has to move beyond tolerance and acceptance it has to have really action," Co-Founder, Immerse Alliance, LLC and Founder & Executive Director of RAA PRODUCTIONS Kairand Bellinger said. "The nonprofit community is key to that because there the ones who provide the fuel for this sustainable change."
The presenters created a survey to capture responses that can help formulate the topics in discussion.
The different sessions:
- THURSDAY, AUGUST 20, 2020 | 2:00 PM
Real Life Ways Nonprofits can up their I.D.E.A. Game
- TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2020 | 2:00 PM
Creating systemic change at the Board level
- THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 2020 | 2:00 PM
Understanding the historical role of race and class in the formation of the United States nonprofit sector
- WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2020 | 2:00 PM
Creating a diverse leadership team reflective of the community served
- THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2020 | 2:00 PM
How to involve your front line in creative conversations and cultural leadership
- TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2020 | 2:00 PM
Managing A Diverse Workforce
Registration is free and open to anyone involved with a nonprofit.