Diversity, Inclusion and Equity
Thursday, July 11th, 2019
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Advanced Executive Track
Ensuring diversity at all levels of fundraising is critical to any organization's success. Now you can discover how to create a truly inclusive environment!
Join us for this session to hear from the CEO of Bread for the City and discover his charity's journey, success and challenges in its pursuit of becoming an inclusive nonprofit. You'll hear how philanthropic foundations and their leaders can better understand how to advance racial equity in the DC metropolitan area. You'll also see how Mr. Jones directly addresses the challenges of developing a more inclusive fundraising department, and how Bread for the City's model can be translated into opportunities to benefit your organization's fundraising and philanthropic community.
Learning Outcome #1
By attending this session participants will learn: 1. Making the case to your development team that prioritizing inclusive hiring is in the team's and all the stakeholders best interest.
Learning Outcome #2
By attending this session participants will learn: 2. Why and how to think about language that emphasizes the strength and resilience of the people nonprofit's serve, rather than their needs and/or perceived disabilities.
Learning Outcome #3
By attending this session participants will learn: 3. Lessons learned from recent search for diverse candidates to fill Bread for the City senior development role.