What it is:
NAO’s Equity and Inclusion Leaders Network (EILN) is a series that brings nonprofit leaders together to share best practices, connect with peers, and engage in deeper learning with thought leaders. Join us for this season’s EILN programming to learn how to lead, integrate, and practice equity, inclusion, and systemic change within your organization.

Who it is for:
This series of seven sessions is designed for nonprofit leaders, staff, board members, and volunteers and is open to any nonprofit leader who wants to learn more about best practices and advancing equity and inclusion.

Generally, the sessions are offered on the first or second Thursday of the Month. We will post the schedule below, as it becomes available. Sessions take place between 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Informal networking begins at 8:30 a.m. with the presentation starting at 9 a.m. 

Ecotrust, 2nd Floor
Billy Frank Jr Conference Room
721 NW 9th Avenue
Portland, OR 97209

2019-2020 Equity & Inclusion Leaders Network Schedule 

October 10

Navigating Your Next Steps: Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Presented by: Cliff Jones, Consultant - Capacity Building Partnerships

November 14

Deconstructing Whiteness at Work
Presented by: Alexis James, Director of Training and Organizational Development - Cascade Employers Association

January 9

Capacity Development Planning for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Presented by: Cliff Jones, Consultant - Capacity Building Partnerships

February 6

Rescheduled to April 2 due to presenter ill with flu

March 12

Leveraging Turbulence: Integrating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Into Culture and Management 
Presented by: Cliff Jones, Consultant - Capacity Building Partnerships

April 2 Conducting Culturally Responsive Evaluations
Presented by: Karyl Askew, Ph.D - Educational Program Evaluator and STEM Specialist
May 1 Interrupting Dominant Culture in the Workplace
Presented by: Alexis James, Director of Training and Organizational Development - Cascade Employers Association
June 4

Gender is for everyone! Building Skills to Move Beyond the Binary
Presented by: Kaig Lightner, Quantum Gender

While most topics and presenters have been confirmed, we are still finalizing details for this network. Please be aware that topic titles, presenters, or session dates may be subject to slight revisions. Season pass holders will be notified of any substantive changes.

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Not sure if this series is right for you? Call our Training Coordinator at 503-239-4001, ext. 123 or email training@nonprofitoregon.org.