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Advancing Equity in Nonprofit Space

Friday, September 20, 2019, 12:30 AM


Join the YNPN crew and guest facilitator Ledah Wilcox for an evening deepening our understanding of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) work in nonprofit organizations, with an emphasis on racial and gender equity work!  We will spend some time establishing shared purpose and language, after which participants will be guided through a discussion process with small groups of like-minded peers.  This event is a great opportunity for YNPN members to share their knowledge, learn from their colleagues, and further solidify their skills around and commitment to fostering equity in their organizations. Meet the Facilitator: Ledah comes to facilitation and consulting after over a decade of working with youth, from circus camp to Portland Public Schools and many places in between.  As a facilitator they have worked with groups such as Start Making a Reader Today (SMART), Open Meadow Alternative Schools, the Center for Equity and Inclusion, and the Portland State University School of Social Work.  They hold a Masters in the Arts of Teaching from Lewis & Clark College, and a BA from Wesleyan University.  Ledah identifies as a white, transgender, Jewish, Montanan, book nerd; they deeply believe that all forms of oppression must be eradicated for any of us to be free.  They can be contacted at beyondthebinaryllc@gmail.com, or via their website.     Schedule:Doors open at 5:30 and programming will begin at 6:00pm. There is no on-site registration for this event, and the event will close registration on September 12. If you'd like to register after September 12, please contact info@ynpnportland.org to see if there is available room.  YNPN Portland charges a small fee to cover the costs associated with providing professional development events, but do not want the price to be an obstacle in attending. Please email info@ynpnportland.org to request an exception to the fee.  This event is wheelchair accessible. For other accessibility needs, please contact YNPN at the email above.  YNPN Portland will not issue refunds in response to canceled RSVPs for this event, unless there is an error during registration. We promise to put your money toward the development of future programming. Thank you.

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