Program

AWAKE to WOKE to WORK: Building a Race Equity Culture

Thursday, March 21, 2019 -
8:00am to 12:00pm
Location Title: 
Chase Tower

A Symposium for The Nonprofit CEO

A lack of diversity, inclusion and equity is at the forefront of our workforce and national dialogue. As signs continue to point to a demographic shift towards racial diversity, nonprofits must confront the true nature of this challenge, face the bias implicit to our institutions, and commit to adopting policies and practices that create a culture of inclusion and equity.

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Member Coffee Hour (Chicago, 3/20/19)

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 -
9:30am to 10:30am
Location Title: 
Forefront Library

The Forefront Library will host an informal coffee hour for Members to learn more about Forefront's resources and to meet others in the Forefront community -- your statewide membership association for nonprofits, grantmakers, public agencies, advisors, and allies.

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Lead Right Now (Galesburg)

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 9:00am to Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 4:00pm
Location Title: 
TBD

Doing what you’ve always done will get you the same results you’ve always gotten. If you’re ready to make more progress on the things you care about, join us for this two-day series based on the principles and practices of adaptive leadership developed at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and the Kansas Leadership Center.

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Overview: CCAPS and Progressive Postsecondary Pathways Fund

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Location Title: 
Forefront Large Conference Room

This is an introductory meeting about Forefront’s College and Career Access, Persistence and Success (CCAPS) group as well as the Chicagoland Workforce Funders Alliance’s Progressive Postsecondary Pathways Fund (ProPath).

This event is open to Grantmaker Members of Forefront.

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Building Your Best Board: Achieving Real Diversity and Inclusion (Chicago)

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Location Title: 
Forefront Large Conference Room

In this workshop, we will discuss some of the structural, cultural, and emotional barriers that exist on nonprofit boards when it comes to building greater diversity among members, and we will walk through the steps to break through these barriers.

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