Diversity and inclusion are top-of-mind as we organize events, recruit volunteers, build membership or prospect for clients and internship hosts. The Network will continue our D&I programming with an October 16 webinar led by consultant and entrepreneur Demarra Gardner of Change Agent Consulting. The session offers practical advice to make your program more inclusive. Time: 2 to 3 ET/1 to 2 CT/noon to 1 MT/11 to noon PT/8 to 9 CET. Register here.

Portland-based SAGE (Senior Advocates for Generational Equality) fast-forwarded its outreach to diverse communities in its September Visiting Sage program featuring Van Jones, CNN commentator and author of Beyond the Messy Truth: How We Came Apart and How We Come Together. In partnership with the Coalition of Communities of Color, the program attracted 600 people. Listen to the program here. SAGE is building on those connections with an in-person October 30 evening of conversations on Jones’s theme of turning collective anxiety into meaningful change   Register here.

In our October 16 webinar, SAGE Executive Director Steve Higgs will talk about the relationship-building and collaboration that led to the successful event and new opportunities.

Published: October 10, 2018