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Racial Equity Action Institute | Information Session - Shared screen with speaker view
Daniel Lau, Northern CA Grantmakers (he/him)
07:17
Welcome all! Apologies for the technical difficulties. Welcome to the Racial Equity Action Institute Info Session.
James Kyle
07:47
James Kyle, MD, Medical Director for Quality Improvement , LA Care
Mariela Ruacho- CA ReLeaf
08:33
Mariela Ruacho, CA ReLeaf, Policy & Education Strategy Program Manager
Sequoia Thompson SCG | TRHT-LA (She/Her/Queen)
10:56
REDI: Racial Equity Diversity & Inclusion
Adele Lee, Southern California Grantmakers
11:09
Website: https://ncg.org/racial-equity-action-institute
Sequoia Thompson SCG | TRHT-LA (She/Her/Queen)
12:14
REAI: Racial Equity Action Institute. Often pronounced “Ray-Uh”
Daniel Lau, Northern CA Grantmakers (he/him)
12:48
During our info session, please use the chat for your questions. We’ll have a moderated Q&A later in the conversation.
Adele Lee, Southern California Grantmakers
12:53
Northern California Counties:Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, or Sonoma counties.Southern California CountiesKern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, or Ventura counties.
Alice Y. Hom, NCG (she/they)
17:44
welcome everyone. Alumni are sharing whether applied for REAI
Alice Y. Hom, NCG (she/they)
18:19
please mute yourselves, thanks!
Sequoia Thompson SCG | TRHT-LA (She/Her/Queen)
21:17
If you are not speaking, please double check to see make sure you are muted. :-)
Alice Y. Hom, NCG (she/they)
30:19
If you have questions, please write them in the chat box. Thanks!
Daniel Lau, Northern CA Grantmakers (he/him)
31:04
We’ll have Q&A time with our speakers and alumni soon. Please use the chat to ask your questions. And as a reminder, today’s session is being recorded.
Sequoia Thompson SCG | TRHT-LA (She/Her/Queen)
35:49
@Anyania Thank you for your transparency and honesty regarding being a Black Women in Equity, working in an inequitable organization. That was powerful to hear you share!
Anyania amuse@marincounty.org
36:41
Thank you. Glad it is helpful. Always here to help folks through this process.
Christa Brown
37:52
Could you please share a little more about the structure of the 8 convenings? What is the mix of group conversations, expert presentations, etc?
James Kyle
38:04
How do we apply?
Sequoia Thompson SCG | TRHT-LA (She/Her/Queen)
38:17
I will put the application link here… One second
Sequoia Thompson SCG | TRHT-LA (She/Her/Queen)
38:45
https://ncg.org/racial-equity-action-institute
Sequoia Thompson SCG | TRHT-LA (She/Her/Queen)
39:14
You can get more information and apply at the link above.
Adele Lee, Southern California Grantmakers
40:06
Northern California Counties:
Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, or Sonoma counties.

 

Southern California Counties
Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, or Ventura counties.
Sequoia Thompson SCG | TRHT-LA (She/Her/Queen)
40:46
On the webpage you will find: About | Convenings | Requirements | Apply | 2019 Cohort
Victoria Ramirez
40:50
If there isn't a designated staff member to do DEI work at your org should it be the ED/CEO?
Beatriz Moreno
42:04
what if you are a consultant working with multiple clients - but not necessarily associated with one institution? would this program be a fit?
Clare Margason
42:08
I live in a county that isn’t listed, but work in counties that are. Would I be eligible to apply?
Clare Margason
43:05
Ok, great. Thank you!
Rajib Guha
43:23
I work in the LA office of a SF-based foundation. We're members of both NCG and SCG. Should I apply for the SoCal cohort since that's where my office is based?
Michele Lew
44:02
Do you seek to build a cohort that is a diverse mix of races? Would you say the first cohort was mostly people of color - was that intentional? Thanks!
James Kyle
44:54
Can you provide the SDG web address for application?
Christina Collosi
45:41
question regarding consulting firms - I am an owner of a woman owned consulting firm based in San Mateo. regarding your comment on consulting, was that specific to a sole proprietor? or in general?
Christina Collosi
46:24
ok - thank you
Rajib Guha
46:40
For the alums - how did the sequence and timeline of the convenings track with or inform your internal processes and priorities?
TC Duong (he/him)
47:16
For the alums - Is there structure after the experience for you all to continue to connect and support each other?
Jay Hirschton
50:26
To the alums: Were there any specific ways you engaged your larger organizational community in this work during your sessions (eg: Board of Directors, staff, etc..)
Jay Hirschton
56:36
Thanks all for the session and the time, much appreciated!