Through this open conversation, we welcome participants to delve into the critical intersection of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives within organizations and the imperative of promoting employee wellbeing.

The Emerging Development Leaders Group is a place to learn, grow and offer advice. Emerging Development Leaders show an interest in developing themselves and their own capabilities, and also have the ability and interest in developing, mentoring, and supporting others in the profession based on their experiences.

Join other seasoned development professionals (10+ years) to exchange ideas, discuss development trends, share frustrations, and learn more ways to galvanize the power of philanthropy to address critical needs.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Join other seasoned development professionals (10+ years) to exchange ideas, discuss development trends, share frustrations, and learn more ways to galvanize the power of philanthropy to address critical needs.

Join other seasoned development professionals (10+ years) to exchange ideas, discuss development trends, share frustrations, and learn more ways to galvanize the power of philanthropy to address critical needs.

Join other seasoned development professionals (10+ years) to exchange ideas, discuss development trends, share frustrations, and learn more ways to galvanize the power of philanthropy to address critical needs.

Join other seasoned development professionals (10+ years) to exchange ideas, discuss development trends, share frustrations, and learn more ways to galvanize the power of philanthropy to address critical needs.

Join other seasoned development professionals (10+ years) to exchange ideas, discuss development trends, share frustrations, and learn more ways to galvanize the power of philanthropy to address critical needs.

The Emerging Development Leaders Group is a place to learn, grow and offer advice. Emerging Development Leaders show an interest in developing themselves and their own capabilities, and also have the ability and interest in developing, mentoring, and supporting others in the profession based on their experiences.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

The Emerging Development Leaders Group is a place to learn, grow and offer advice. Emerging Development Leaders show an interest in developing themselves and their own capabilities, and also have the ability and interest in developing, mentoring, and supporting others in the profession based on their experiences.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

The Emerging Development Leaders Group is a place to learn, grow and offer advice. Emerging Development Leaders show an interest in developing themselves and their own capabilities, and also have the ability and interest in developing, mentoring, and supporting others in the profession based on their experiences.

The Emerging Development Leaders Group is a place to learn, grow and offer advice. Emerging Development Leaders show an interest in developing themselves and their own capabilities, and also have the ability and interest in developing, mentoring, and supporting others in the profession based on their experiences.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

The Emerging Development Leaders Group is a place to learn, grow and offer advice. Emerging Development Leaders show an interest in developing themselves and their own capabilities, and also have the ability and interest in developing, mentoring, and supporting others in the profession based on their experiences.

The Emerging Development Leaders Group is a place to learn, grow and offer advice. Emerging Development Leaders show an interest in developing themselves and their own capabilities, and also have the ability and interest in developing, mentoring, and supporting others in the profession based on their experiences.

The Emerging Development Leaders Group is a place to learn, grow and offer advice. Emerging Development Leaders show an interest in developing themselves and their own capabilities, and also have the ability and interest in developing, mentoring, and supporting others in the profession based on their experiences.

The Emerging Development Leaders Group is a place to learn, grow and offer advice. Emerging Development Leaders show an interest in developing themselves and their own capabilities, and also have the ability and interest in developing, mentoring, and supporting others in the profession based on their experiences.

Join other seasoned development professionals (10+ years) to exchange ideas, discuss development trends, share frustrations, and learn more ways to galvanize the power of philanthropy to address critical needs.

Join other seasoned development professionals (10+ years) to exchange ideas, discuss development trends, share frustrations, and learn more ways to galvanize the power of philanthropy to address critical needs.

Join other seasoned development professionals (10+ years) to exchange ideas, discuss development trends, share frustrations, and learn more ways to galvanize the power of philanthropy to address critical needs.

The Emerging Development Leaders Group is a place to learn, grow and offer advice. Emerging Development Leaders show an interest in developing themselves and their own capabilities, and also have the ability and interest in developing, mentoring, and supporting others in the profession based on their experiences.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

The Emerging Development Leaders Group is a place to learn, grow and offer advice. Emerging Development Leaders show an interest in developing themselves and their own capabilities, and also have the ability and interest in developing, mentoring, and supporting others in the profession based on their experiences.

The Emerging Development Leaders Group is a place to learn, grow and offer advice. Emerging Development Leaders show an interest in developing themselves and their own capabilities, and also have the ability and interest in developing, mentoring, and supporting others in the profession based on their experiences.

Join other seasoned development professionals (10+ years) to exchange ideas, discuss development trends, share frustrations, and learn more ways to galvanize the power of philanthropy to address critical needs.

Join other seasoned development professionals (10+ years) to exchange ideas, discuss development trends, share frustrations, and learn more ways to galvanize the power of philanthropy to address critical needs.

Join other seasoned development professionals (10+ years) to exchange ideas, discuss development trends, share frustrations, and learn more ways to galvanize the power of philanthropy to address critical needs.

Please join us on Wednesday, July 26 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM for a special AFP-SEWI education session hosted at Wellpoint Care Network Training Center. 
 
Topic: Conversational Approach Training – Navigating Sticky Conversations

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Tema Okun defines white supremacy culture as the widespread ideology baked in the beliefs, values, norms and standards of our groups and our communities that teach use both overtly and covertly that whiteness holds value.  In her 1999 article, Okun outlined (some) characteristics of white supremacy culture.  Throughout her work, she urges us not to use this framework as a weapon but rather as a tool to help us understand the “water in which we are all swimming so that we can collaboratively work together to build and sustain cultures that help us thrive as communities and individuals.”  
 
Whether you are just beginning to grapple with the ways that white supremacy culture has shaped our profession, or are seeking antidotes to overcome white supremacy in your organization, join us for this Courageous Conversation as we begin to follow her invitation to investigate how these characteristics and qualities lead to disconnection from each other and ourselves. 

Tema Okun defines white supremacy culture as the widespread ideology baked in the beliefs, values, norms and standards of our groups and our communities that teach use both overtly and covertly that whiteness holds value.  In her 1999 article, Okun outlined (some) characteristics of white supremacy culture.  Throughout her work, she urges us not to use this framework as a weapon but rather as a tool to help us understand the “water in which we are all swimming so that we can collaboratively work together to build and sustain cultures that help us thrive as communities and individuals.”  
 
Whether you are just beginning to grapple with the ways that white supremacy culture has shaped our profession, or are seeking antidotes to overcome white supremacy in your organization, join us for this Courageous Conversation as we begin to follow her invitation to investigate how these characteristics and qualities lead to disconnection from each other and ourselves. 

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

The Emerging Development Leaders Group is a place to learn, grow and offer advice. Emerging Development Leaders show an interest in developing themselves and their own capabilities, and also have the ability and interest in developing, mentoring, and supporting others in the profession based on their experiences.

The Emerging Development Leaders Group is a place to learn, grow and offer advice. Emerging Development Leaders show an interest in developing themselves and their own capabilities, and also have the ability and interest in developing, mentoring, and supporting others in the profession based on their experiences.

The Emerging Development Leaders Group is a place to learn, grow and offer advice. Emerging Development Leaders show an interest in developing themselves and their own capabilities, and also have the ability and interest in developing, mentoring, and supporting others in the profession based on their experiences.

Join other seasoned development professionals (10+ years) to exchange ideas, discuss development trends, share frustrations, and learn more ways to galvanize the power of philanthropy to address critical needs.

Join other seasoned development professionals (10+ years) to exchange ideas, discuss development trends, share frustrations, and learn more ways to galvanize the power of philanthropy to address critical needs.

Join other seasoned development professionals (10+ years) to exchange ideas, discuss development trends, share frustrations, and learn more ways to galvanize the power of philanthropy to address critical needs.

Join other seasoned development professionals (10+ years) to exchange ideas, discuss development trends, share frustrations, and learn more ways to galvanize the power of philanthropy to address critical needs.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Research shows that burnout in the workplace – especially around DEI efforts – is higher than ever.  Low staff engagement can make us feel like we’re on this equity journey by ourselves.  Decreasing budgets can make even the simplest change feel impossible.  Combining those challenges with the increasing needs of the people many of our organizations serve and the unpaid labor that often accompanies implementing DEI efforts in the office and we’re headed toward a recipe for disaster.

The Emerging Development Leaders Group is a place to learn, grow and offer advice. Emerging Development Leaders show an interest in developing themselves and their own capabilities, and also have the ability and interest in developing, mentoring, and supporting others in the profession based on their experiences.

The Emerging Development Leaders Group is a place to learn, grow and offer advice. Emerging Development Leaders show an interest in developing themselves and their own capabilities, and also have the ability and interest in developing, mentoring, and supporting others in the profession based on their experiences.

Join other seasoned development professionals (10+ years) to exchange ideas, discuss development trends, share frustrations, and learn more ways to galvanize the power of philanthropy to address critical needs.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

The Emerging Development Leaders Group is a place to learn, grow and offer advice. Emerging Development Leaders show an interest in developing themselves and their own capabilities, and also have the ability and interest in developing, mentoring, and supporting others in the profession based on their experiences.

The Emerging Development Leaders Group is a place to learn, grow and offer advice. Emerging Development Leaders show an interest in developing themselves and their own capabilities, and also have the ability and interest in developing, mentoring, and supporting others in the profession based on their experiences.

Join other seasoned development professionals (10+ years) to exchange ideas, discuss development trends, share frustrations, and learn more ways to galvanize the power of philanthropy to address critical needs.

Join other seasoned development professionals (10+ years) to exchange ideas, discuss development trends, share frustrations, and learn more ways to galvanize the power of philanthropy to address critical needs.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Join other seasoned development professionals (10+ years) to exchange ideas, discuss development trends, share frustrations, and learn more ways to galvanize the power of philanthropy to address critical needs.

Join other seasoned development professionals (10+ years) to exchange ideas, discuss development trends, share frustrations, and learn more ways to galvanize the power of philanthropy to address critical needs.

Join other seasoned development professionals (10+ years) to exchange ideas, discuss development trends, share frustrations, and learn more ways to galvanize the power of philanthropy to address critical needs.

The Emerging Development Leaders Group is a place to learn, grow and offer advice. Emerging Development Leaders show an interest in developing themselves and their own capabilities, and also have the ability and interest in developing, mentoring, and supporting others in the profession based on their experiences.

The Emerging Development Leaders Group is a place to learn, grow and offer advice. Emerging Development Leaders show an interest in developing themselves and their own capabilities, and also have the ability and interest in developing, mentoring, and supporting others in the profession based on their experiences.

Board diversification seems like an easy task to do. You simply invite people who don’t look like you, think like you, speak like you, and live like you to join your board, and voila – your board is diversified. Anyone who has tried to diversify their board knows it is not easy. You quickly find out that the people you hope will join your board don’t want to join your homogenous group. Diversification takes time, soul-searching, and difficult conversations. Unfortunately, many well-meaning people give up trying. Why do we want to diversify the board in the first place? Because when a group of people from different backgrounds who respect one another share a common mission creative power can be unleashed and take your organization to the next level and beyond. Join the next Courageous Conversation when we will take a deep dive and hopefully learn some ways to diversify our boards.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.