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's consulting services include skill-building for boards and supervisors, planning, mediation, workplace diversity, multicultural alliances, conflict resolution, and group facilitation. He has consulted for all kinds of nonprofits, grassroots groups, social service agencies, housing authorities, and government bureaus. As an individual consultant, and as part of a team, Cliff has worked with city, county, and state agencies to define and implement large scale diversity training and staff development initiatives.

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.

Cliff holds a BS in Community Services and Public Affairs from the University of Oregon with a focus in community education and social psychology.

Get in touch with Cliff at cjones@nonprofitoregon.org.