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Upcoming Training and Events
Battle for Hearts and Minds
Frustrated by the way the public thinks and talks about the issues you care about? This workshop will break through the mystique of the public narrative, present clear strategies to identify the current state of hearts and minds around your cause, and offer ways you can begin to shift the way people think.
Implementing Racial Equity Through Human Resources
(This workshop is full.) Are you looking for ways to assess how well your organization is operationalizing its stated values around diversity, inclusion, and equity? Are you ready to take action to change organizational policies, practices and culture, but feel overwhelmed or unsure of where to start? This highly participatory workshop will draw on the experiences of participants, asking them to reflect on the current state of their organizations and plan how to move forward.
Center to Support Immigrant Organizing will introduce participants to the process of grassroots community organizing. Participants will learn about strategies and tactics to cultivate the leadership of those impacted by injustice.
Roots of Migration: Focus on Central America
Presented by the Center to Support Immigrant Organizing, this workshop will focus on the root causes of migration from Central America’s Northern Triangle. Participants will explore the conditions that are uprooting migrants from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador and why they are traveling north to Mexico and the United States.
Effective Supervision (May)
(This workshop is full.) Effective supervision contributes directly to mission effectiveness at your nonprofit. Through this highly participatory training designed for supervisors with all levels of experience, learn how provide strong supervision that builds a culture of mutual respect.
Moving Beyond Diversity to Inclusion
Nonprofit organizations have worked to diversify their staff and increase representation of people across race, class, gender, sexual orientation, ability, religious and other culturally diverse backgrounds. But how do organizations create an environment where people feel they can actively participate, where their contributions are respected and valued? This workshop is focused on racial diversity and about taking the next step toward moving beyond the individualism of diversity to the systemic and cultural change needed to build inclusive organizations.
Innovation Boot Camp: Tools of Design-Thinking
For nonprofit professionals who are leading strategic and creative initiatives, the “Innovation Boot Camp” is an all-day workshop that walks participants through a comprehensive design-thinking process. This will be a hands-on, rigorous, fast moving experience, especially designed for the nonprofit sector.
Capital Campaigns 101 and Fundraising for Special Projects
Whether you are raising money for a larger capital campaign or a smaller “bite-sized” campaign, it usually takes more preparation than you think. You need to clarify your organization’s strategic needs, recruit board members and key volunteers, engage your donors with your vision of the future, ensure the infrastructure to manage the work, and more. It’s not just a ‘bigger’ appeal, it means supporting a huge effort over an extended period of time. Capital campaigns are a lot of hard work, but they can pay off handsomely.