How Can Boulder County Non-Profit Leadership Grow to Better Reflect the Community?
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Registration and Check-In
8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Expanding Leadership Initiative Report
TC Werner, Interim Co-Director Community Resource Center
Preview of Community Resource Center report from information gathered through Community Resource Center’s survey and focus groups contacted by The Community Foundation.
9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
9:30 a.m. - 10:45a.m.
Expanding Leadership Initiative 101
ELI Advisory Committee Members
This session will outline the program pieces offered by The Community Foundation through the Expanding Leadership Initiative. There will be an opportunity for Q&A and input on future
Diversity Vs. Inclusiveness
Lisa Olcese & Lisa Calderon, Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence
Presenters will explain common experiences of individuals and organizations along the diversity and inclusion spectrum. Useful exercises will be demonstrated.
Making the Financial Case for Inclusiveness
Adrienne Mansanares & Jamie Morgan, Community Resource Center
Amy Ulrich, M.N.M., Director of Administration and Technology, The Denver Center for Crime Victims
During this session presenters will share perspectives on the financial impact that efforts of inclusiveness have had on their organizations. They will discuss the changes that were undertaken and the resulting benefits in staff, programs and dollars.
10:45 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
How Inclusive Programming Can Strengthen Your Proposals
Panelists include representatives from The Denver Foundation, The Rose Community Foundation, The Colorado Trust, and The Gay & Lesbian Fund of Colorado
This panel discussion of funders will give insight to the importance of representative staff and boards in your organization and in your grant-writing.
Inclusiveness At Work: How to Build Inclusive Nonprofit Organizations
Katherine Pease, Principal Katherine Pease & Associates
This interactive session will focus on the findings and process of the Inclusiveness At Work workbook lead by the primary writer of the work-book. The work-book offers a practical process for creating an inclusive organization.
Ensuring Inclusiveness in Your Marketing and Outreach Strategies
Naomi Harris, Communication Specialist & Resource Development Associate, JVA Consulting
This session will outline an integrated communications approach of both marketing and outreach that can help an organization tell its story to raise awareness, to identify multiple audiences and to create strategies to reach them effectively. An inclusive communications strategy helps organizations achieve both programmatic and fundraising goals.
12:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Keynote Lunch Address
Salsa, Soul, and Spirit: Leadership for a Multicultural Age
Multicultural leadership resonates with many cultures and encourages diverse people to actively engage, contribute, and to tap their potential. In a globalized economy, success for leaders in the future will rest on their ability to shift to a multicultural approach. Juana will share insights and findings from her book which identifies eight core leadership principles common to Latino, African-American, and American Indian cultures-principles deeply rooted in each culture’s values and developed under the most trying conditions.
Juana Bordas is President of the Mestiza Leadership International, serves on the boards of the Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership and the International Leadership Association. < A former faculty member of the Center for Creative Leadership, she was the founding president/CEO of National Hispana Leadership Institute. Juana is a founder of Mi Casa Women’s Center and the Circle of Latina Leadership. She has twenty years experience managing nonprofit organizations.
Juana was initiated into the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame and received the Franklin Miller Award from the US Peace Corps for her lifelong commitment to advance communities of color. In 2006, Juana received the Leadership Legacy Award from Spellman College’s Center for Leadership and Engagement.
1:45 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
ELI 101 Bonus
Expanding Leadership Initiative Report
& ELI 101
This session will look further in-depth at the results from the report. This session will also outline program pieces offered by The Community Foundation through the Expanding Leadership Initiative. There will be an opportunity for Q&A and input on future programming.