Thursday, November 14
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Turn the Curve
Location: Salon A Foyer (Lower Level)
Turn the Curve
Building Opportunity for All: Applying a Racial Equity Lens to National Membership Association Leadership
Research tells us that individuals filling leadership and governance roles in the nonprofit sector do not reflect the racial diversity of our country. The National Community Action Partnership has deployed a Racial Equity Strategy across its organization to ensure that racial equity is embedded into all aspects of the association’s work so that this will change. Help CAP Turn the Curve by providing feedback on its approach and insight into how the association can best lead and engage the nation’s 1,000 local Community Action Agencies in building opportunity for all.
Scaling up Mission-Centric Voter Engagement at Nonprofits
Nonprofits have a proven impact on voter turnout when they commit to registering and engaging voters at our agencies – we shouldn’t sit on the sidelines, but many organizations do. Nonpartisan doesn’t mean non-participation, and engaging voters helps build clout, awareness, and create community leaders to champion your mission. How can we scale voter engagement efforts across the sector to ensure a vibrant, representative electorate? Presented by Nonprofit Vote
To the Moon! – $1 Trillion for Underserved Entrepreneurs by 2030
What if women got as much start-up capital as men? What if minority owned small businesses grew at the same rate as “majority” business owners? By getting money into the hands of those who need it most, we’d have more businesses, jobs, and prosperity for all – with ripple effects for family and health. DreamSpring invites you to join the Moonshot Challenge of putting $1 trillion into the hands of underserved entrepreneurs by 2030.
Bridging the Sex Work and Anti-human Trafficking Divide
Sex workers and sex trafficking survivors have a shared goal of improving the quality of life and lived experience of people in the sex trade. In the context of discussing public policy improvements, however, there is a disagreement in approach. This disagreement is making collaboration difficult and groups who should be allies in this fight are often positioned as opposition. We will examine the ven diagram of where the goals and methods of both groups overlap and diverge. We will then brainstorm as a group the ways movement leaders might build bridges and community around achieving those common goals. More about this Turn the Curve discussion: Bridging the Sex Work and Anti-human Trafficking Divide to Advance Remedies