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Thursday, January 19, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


The Beaverton Building
3rd Floor Training Center
12725 SW Millikan Way
Beaverton, OR 97005
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$85 NAO & WCNN Members
$115 Nonmembers

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Event Details

Cliff Jones, Senior Consultant, Nonprofit Association of Oregon

Equity and inclusion are both a moral imperative and good for nonprofit business and our society. Nonprofits are stronger when every board and staff member takes action in this direction.

Equity, as it relates to group differences, focuses on promoting justice, impartiality, and fairness within the procedures and processes of institutions or systems, as well as their distribution of resources. Tackling equity issues requires an understanding of the underlying or root causes of outcome disparities within our society. Inclusion focuses on the behaviors and practices that seek out, invite, welcome, allow, engage, involve or in other ways include broad participation-- particularly of disenfranchised and underrepresented groups-- in information sharing, events, dialogue, input, creative initiatives, support, problem solving, decision making, and sharing of resources and control.

In this workshop, participants will:

  • Explore inclusion and equity from the individual, group and systems levels
  • Learn how to develop the basic knowledge, skills, attitude and behaviors needed to support and lead equity and inclusion work within their nonprofit
  • Gain tools for effectively partnering across differences

Who Should Attend?

This training is a primer for board and staff who are new to equity and inclusion and for more experienced board and staff members. Each person will be invited to assess their current capacity and use the training to gain new insights and set new goals.

About the Presenter

Cliff Jones

Cliff Jones is a human rights activist with over 30 years’ experience in social services, community education, and human rights advocacy. He has experience as a frontline staff, supervisor, project manager, and executive director. He is co-founder of Tools for Diversity, a comprehensive curriculum led by a multi-cultural team that addresses problems caused by discrimination and prejudice and supports building culturally competent organizations.

Cliff has served on the Boards of McKenzie River Gathering Foundation, Funding Exchange Foundation, Oregon Minority AIDS Coalition, Multnomah Legal Service Workers Union, and Peer Counseling Community. He has been a trainer for the Black Leadership and Community Development Institute and is a recipient of Nordstrom’s Cultural Diversity Community Service Award.

Thank You Partners

This event is produced in partnership with the Washington County Nonprofit Network and The City of Beaverton. For questions, contact
January 19th, 2017 1:00 PM   through   5:00 PM
Price $ 115.00
Event Particulars
City Beaverton
NAO Event? Yes
Topic Business Development
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
Leadership Development
Presenter Cliff Jones
Event Region Metropolitan Portland
Programmatic Approach

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