Equity & Inclusion Leaders Network (EILN)

In these challenging times, effective nonprofit leadership is more important than ever. This ongoing learning opportunity weaves together theory, experience, and context to help leaders deal creatively with the full range of organizational issues. NAO's Equity and Inclusion Leaders Network helps nonprofit leaders to learn how to lead, integrate, and practice equity and inclusion with their organization and leadership. Each session is designed to strengthen your cross-cultural skills and understanding while providing field-tested concepts and tools to take back to your organization for implementation. In addition to skills development, each session allows for networking and peer coaching in a collaborative learning environment. 

Who Should Attend? 

This series 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.

2022 – 2023 Schedule:


Portland Nonprofit Summit
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November 9
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
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8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
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January 18
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
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February 22
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
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April 19
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
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May 17
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
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While most topics and presenters have been confirmed please be aware that topic titles, presenters, or dates may be subject to slight revisions.


Billy Frank Jr Conference Room (2nd Floor)
721 NW 9th Avenue 
Portland, OR 97209
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Not sure if this series is right for you? Call our Training Coordinator at 503-239-4001, ext. 123 or e-mail training@nonprofitoregon.org

Members Get More!

Purchase a Member Pass to save on EILN sessions! Each network has seven sessions – with a NAO Member Pass, you’ll have access to 10 pre-paid registrations – that’s three additional registrations for you to use throughout the entire season! Member Passes are priced at a steep discount and allow you to register for free with a custom discount code. Member Passes are sharable across your entire organization. Log into your member account to purchase your Member Pass! Passes are $180 and available for purchase now through October 31, 2022.

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Thank You Sponsors:

Partner Sponsor

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