Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Volunteer Engagement
August 7th, 2PM EST / 11AM PST
Free for AL!VE Members; $25 for the General Public (you will be billed)
The recent resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement in national conversation—sparked by several high-profile murders of Black individuals at the hands of police—has increased the urgency many of us feel to build a more equitable society. Structural change starts with each of us actively working to become more understanding and empathetic advocates for justice. Join us and build your understanding of essential Diversity, Equity and Inclusion concepts and how to put them into practice in your organization. Leave with next steps for continuing your personal anti-oppression journey, addressing inequity in your volunteer program, and educating volunteers on best practices.
Learn How To:
• Define and discuss several building blocks of DEI work
• Gain comfort with engaging in dialogue about personal identity
• Integrate and implement DEI best practices in your organization
About the Presenter:
As the Volunteer Coordinator at Tulsa Area United Way, Lexi plans community engagement opportunities for individuals and organizations in the Tulsa, Oklahoma area. She also serves as the staff liaison for the Tulsa Area United Way’s board-level Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Council. Prior to her current role, Lexi was a Teach for America Corps Member, through which she taught Kindergarten and 1st Grade in Tulsa Public Schools. Lexi holds a Bachelor’s degree in English–Creative Writing from Kenyon College. She has three years of experience designing and facilitating DEI workshops for educators and nonprofit professionals. These opportunities empower participants to build essential knowledge for equity work, discuss
This professional development webinar could be used as 1.0 Professional Development Units (PDU's) for CVA Recertification.
Attendees will be emailed a certificate after attending upon request.