I.D.E.A. Initiative Workshop – From Awareness to Action: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Action

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I.D.E.A. Initiative Workshop – From Awareness to Action: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Action

January 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am


New occurrences of racial inequity happen every day. We hear about these on the news, in our social media feeds, and on the radio. How do we respond? More to the point, what should we be doing on a daily basis as nonprofit professionals when it comes to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI)?

This DCNP webinar develops a definitional understanding of DEI and social justice terminology, explores the importance of DEI in the nonprofit context, discusses the importance of inclusion for all (e.g., clients, staff, volunteers, board), and touches on the importance of inclusive policies and procedures.

Learning Objectives

  1. Deepen collective understanding of DEI terminology.
  2. Discuss racial equity and its implications for attendees’ roles and responsibilities.
  3. Develop a framework for incorporating a racial equity lens and inclusive practices into nonprofit operations via a menu of DEI indicators.
  4. Outline the importance of creating inclusive policies that contribute to a more equitable organizational environment.


Free for DCNP members


Delia Coleman, Deputy Director of Equal Rights Advocates (San Francisco)

Presenter Bio

Delia Coleman, has expertise in nonprofit public policy, social impact best practices, strategic communications, values-based storytelling, and policy communications. She has served the nonprofit sector for over 14 years as an advocate, lobbyist, and strategic communications professional. During her tenure at Forefront (Chicago), she was a featured DCNP speaker multiple times including as Nonprofit Day keynote presenter in 2014. A skilled policy advocate, speechwriter, and policy communicator, Delia strives to make justice accessible and actionable.

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January 26
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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