The University of Iowa

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

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*Breaking into the Nonprofit Space as an Organization of Color

The political, social, economic, and health environment of the last 18 months has motivated and empowered individuals through collective action to forge change within all communities for racial and economic equity. Individuals of color have a unique perspective and have created nonprofit...

Date 
Thursday, November 11, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10005
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Community Learning Series: Advancing Racial Equity in Linn County

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation is hosting a virtual Community Learning Series event to share and discuss local data collected about racial disparities in Linn County. The event is free and open to the public.

The Community Foundation exists to improve the quality of life...

Date 
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location 
324 3rd St. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
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Upswell Summit

This year, the Upswell Summit is all about building a racially just and healthy society – and that’s a commitment that requires extraordinary ambition and inspired vision from each of us. Throughout the experience, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with passionate changemakers from...

Date 
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 12:45pm to Friday, October 22, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location 
1602 L St. NW
Suite 900
Washington, DC 20036, DC 20036
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Greater Des Moines Partnership Inclusion Summit

The theme for the 9th annual Inclusion Summit is "Equity in Action." Attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about what equity means and discover tools and resources to build equity-centered practices, systems, and organizations.

In-person attendance is limited to the first 200...

Date 
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Location 
FFA Enrichment Center at Des Moines Area Community College
1055 SW Prairie Trail Pkwy
Ankeny, IA 50023
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*Setting the Agenda: How Nonprofit Leaders Can Support Board Diversity and Equity Efforts

As stewards of the public good, nonprofit boards have a mandate to eliminate beliefs, practices, and policies that perpetuate structural and institutional racism and exclusion. This means being intentional about changing the composition of members and fostering inclusive cultures. Executive...

Date 
Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10005
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*Remaking the Economy: Core Elements of System Change

This webinar will explore:

How do law, culture, and politics reinforce the status quo—and what tools can be used to change that dynamic? When supporting community-owned businesses, how do you balance nuts-and-bolts small business development and maintaining a vision for systemic change?...
Date 
Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location 
88 Broad Street
Boston, MA 02110
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*Digital Roundtable: Restorative Practices - How to Replace Punitive Practices

During this month's roundtable we will be discussing the theory of Restorative Justice and the role it can play in the workplace. We will examine harmful punitive disciplinary practices that may show up in our own lives and the workplaces. We will then discuss potential practices that we can...

Date 
Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 3:00pm
Location 
1111 North 13th St.
Ste 213
Omaha, NE 68102
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*The Foundation for Inclusive Board Culture

Join facilitators John Jeanetta, CEO of Heartland Family Service and Ashlei Spivey, entrepreneur and activist, as they discuss the foundation of understanding and operationalizing an inclusive board culture that centers racial equity. Attendees will complete the following learning objectives:...

Date 
Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location 
1111 North 13th St.
Ste 213
Omaha, NE 68102
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Digital Roundtable: What is Anti-Blackness? How is Anti-Blackness Different From Racism?

This month's DEI roundtable will focus on the distinction between racism and Anti-Blackness. We will discuss what Anti-Blackness is, the ways it shows up in society and the ways we may be contributing to Anti-Blackness. We will examine the ways that Anti-blackness and Racism contribute to one...

Date 
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 3:00pm
Location 
1111 North 13th St.
Ste 213
Omaha, NE 68102