The University of Iowa

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

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Nonprofit Know-How: Equity in Action

Joins us to hear from a panel of local nonprofit leaders who will share information about their organizations' equity goals and practices. Panel members include:

Jessica Altfillisch, Harmony School of Music Theresa Lewis, The Arc of East Central Iowa Alphonce O’Bannon, Leaders Believers...
Date 
Wednesday, August 30, 2023 - 9:00am
Location 
324 3rd St. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
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Racial Equity Institute: Latinx Challenges Workshop (virtual)

Latino Challenges is a two-day workshop for people who live in or work with Latino communities and are interested in ending racial disparities in our institutions and working together for social justice. Participants engage in a critical analysis of how racism dis-empowers Latinos, hindering...

Date 
Thursday, April 13, 2023 - 9:00am to Friday, April 14, 2023 - 5:00pm
Location 
1111 N. 13th St.
Ste. 213
Omaha, NE 68102
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*Racial Equity Institute: Groundwater Workshop (Virtual)

This is day two of a two-day training that began on August 21.

Racial Equity Institute’s (REI) two-day Phase 1 training is designed to develop the capacity of participants to better understand racism in its institutional and structural forms. Moving away from a focus on personal bigotry...

Date 
Tuesday, August 22, 2023 - 9:00am
Location 
1111 N. 13th St.
Ste. 213
Omaha, NE 68102
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*Racial Equity Institute: Groundwater Workshop (Virtual)

This is a two-day training that meets 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on August 21 and 22. Racial Equity Institute’s (REI) two-day Phase 1 training is designed to develop the capacity of participants to better understand racism in its institutional and structural forms. Moving away from a focus on personal...

Date 
Monday, August 21, 2023 - 9:00am
Location 
1111 N. 13th St.
Ste. 213
Omaha, NE 68102
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*Community Learning Series: Partnering with Emerging Black and Brown Leaders

This event is free and open to the public and takes place from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Cedar Rapids Public Library, 450 5th Ave SE, Cedar Rapids , in the Whipple and Beems Auditoriums. We will learn how the Thrive Cohort provided connection, community, funding, and shared learning over the...

Date 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 4:00pm
Location 
324 3rd St. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
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*Executive Transitions Reimagined: Practices that Center BIPOC Leaders

Nonprofit staff leaders, boards, consultants, and funders continue to struggle with the question of how to design and execute executive transition processes that:

reflect equity and justice values engage staff and community beyond the board of directors attract and support incoming BIPOC...
Date 
Thursday, October 20, 2022 - 1:00pm
Location 
88 Broad Street
1st Floor
Boston, MA 02110
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*Inclusive Communication: An Introduction to the Vocabulary of the Disability Community

Regardless of intent, words or phrases can express bias. Using the National Center on Disability and Journalism’s (NCDJ) disability language style guide and other practical information, receive tools on how to communicate in an effective and inclusive way. This session covers general terms and...

Date 
Wednesday, October 19, 2022 - 1:00pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10005
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Remaking the Economy: Owning our Future

How do we create an economy in which ownership is truly shared and in which we all co-own the future? To addresses this question, four authors from NPQ’s summer economic justice magazine will challenge us to rethink how to structure ownership at the level of culture, the nonprofit sector, and...

Date 
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 - 1:00pm
Location 
PO Box 961749
Boston, MA 02196
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The 4 Phases of an Inclusive Leader

The August AFP program be at Hills Bank, 590 W. Forevergreen Rd., North Liberty.

Lunch served at 11:30 a.m. with the program following at noon.

The speaker is Elizabeth Buch, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Manager for the City of Cedar Rapids.

Date 
Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 11:30am
Location 
P.O. Box 1414
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-1414