Learning Series: A Deeper Understanding of Equity in Philanthropy

    This three-part, interactive learning series offered funders the opportunity to reflect on and deepen their understanding of equity and inclusion concepts. Blue Sky was thrilled to partner with Youth Outside, who facilitated this learning series to equip funders with actionable ways to implement equitable and inclusive philanthropic practices.

    Sessions:
    Part 1: Advancing Equity and Inclusion in Philanthropy
    Monday, June 24, 2019
    2 pm – 3 pm Eastern / 11 am – 12 pm Pacific
    The first session laid the groundwork for shared learning, identifying equitable and inclusive practices that participants can implement without “complete institutional overhauls.”

    Part 2: Broadening Conversations, Engaging Leadership
    Monday, July 29, 2019
    2 pm – 3 pm Eastern / 11 am – 12 pm Pacific
    The second session discussed strategies for expanding equity and inclusion conversations within organizations and provided tools for engaging leadership for increased buy-in.

    Part 3: Deepening Commitments
    Monday, August 26, 2019
    2 pm – 3 pm Eastern / 11 am – 12 pm Pacific
    In the final session, participants were invited to explore their own readiness to deepen commitments to equity and inclusion. Topics included brave spaces, discomfort, and vulnerability in these efforts.

    Facilitators:
    Kim Moore Bailey, CEO, Youth Outside; Board Member, Blue Sky Funders Forum
    Laura Rodriguez, Director of Programs, Youth Outside

    Online Learning Series
    June 24, 2019 - August 26, 2019
    Blue Sky Funders Forum
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