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DC EVENT - Racial Equity and Implications for Capacity Building Practice: A Deeper Dive

Co-sponsored by The Alliance and Brighter Strategies, this one day gathering will focus on: increasing engagement of capacity builders in racial equity work in their focused areas of practice and influence; creating a shared understanding and language around concepts and terms related to diversity; introduce and explore the concept of capacity builders as social change agents for racial equity; and increase knowledge of practice tools and intervention strategies.

 Export to Your Calendar 2/22/2019
When: Friday February 22, 2019
9:00AM EST - 3:30PM EST
Where: The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
901 15th Street, NW
2nd Floor
Washington, District of Columbia  20005
United States
Contact: Elizabeth Scott


Online registration is available until: 2/21/2019
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Co-sponsored by The Alliance and Brighter Strategies, this one day gathering will focus on moving the following outcomes forward: 

  • Increase engagement of capacity builders in racial equity work in their focused areas of practice and influence
  • Create a shared understanding and language around concepts and terms related to diversity, systemic and structural racism, racial equity, white privilege and white supremacy
  • Introduce and explore the concept of capacity builders as social change agents for racial equity; introduce idea of capacity building for change agents
  • Increase knowledge of practice tools and intervention strategies for helping organizations address racial equity issues

Agenda 

8:30 – 9:00

Registration, Breakfast, Networking

9:00 – 9:15

Welcome, Purpose, Process Agreements, Review Agenda

Swafia Ames, Brighter Strategies; Dr. Elizabeth Scott Brighter Strategies/Alliance for Nonprofit Management; Dr. Renee Roman, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

9:15 – 10:00

Perspectives on Racial Equity Capacity Building – Brigette Rouson, Principal, Rouson Associates, Keynote Speaker

10:00 – 10:45

Reflections/Implications for Capacity Building

· Table group discussion on keynote and implications for capacity building

· Whole group discussion

10:45 – 11:00

Break

11:00 – 12:15

Panel: Effectively Integrating a Racial Justice Lens in Capacity Building: Understanding the Journey

Kerrien Suarez, Equity in the Center, Moderator

Henry Posko, Executive Director, Humanim

Whitney Parnell, Executive Director, Service Never Sleeps

George Jones, CEO, Bread for the City

12:15 – 1:00

Lunch and Networking

1:00 – 1:45

Capacity Builders as Racial Equity Change Agents

Explore concept and what it means to approach practice as racial equity change agent

Table group discussion on roles of a racial equity change agent

1:45 – 3:00

Panel: Views from the Funding Landscape

· Dr. Renee Roman, Department Chair, Business Psychology, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Moderator

· Terri Wright, Vice President Program and Community, Meyer Foundation

· Susie Lee, Executive Director, Potomac Health Foundation

· Glenn Schneider, Chief Program Officer, Horizon Foundation

· Heather Peeler, Executive Director, ACT for Alexandria

3:00 – 3:20

Building a Network of Change Agents

3:20 – 3:30

Closing Comments

**** Session Design adapted with permission from ClearWays Consulting and Coaching and Nonprofit Solutions Associates****

 

Cost:  $49 Alliance Members, $59 Not An Alliance Member