THE ASSOCIATION OF FUNDRAISING PROFESSIONALS SOUTHWEST FLORIDA CHAPTER ANNOUNCES AUGUST PROGRAM
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SARASOTA, Fla. – July 23, 2021 – The Southwest Florida Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP-SWFL), one of the most active chapters of professional fundraisers in the nation, offering members the opportunity to connect with colleagues, engage in creative thinking, network with new friends and achieve great results in their work, presents Silence is Not Golden...Training the Woke Board about Racial Inequality on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at 12:00 pm via Zoom.
Christal M. Cherry, CEO of The Board Pro, will show how boards can learn how to work with the CEO and staff to ground organizational values and practices so that they are inclusive. She will also share her skills to train boards on how to embrace their power to change the world. The United States has 1.5 million nonprofits, which means there are 1.5 million boards. That's a lot of power. You will not want to miss this action packed discussion and be inspired by her knowledge and energy.
“The AFP Southwest Florida Chapter is thrilled to welcome Christal Cherry as our keynote presenter in August. With more than 20 years of experience working in the nonprofit sector, Christal will share with us the importance of applying a race equity lens to how we operate our organization,” said Lisa Intagliata, AFP Southwest Florida Chapter Board of Director. “This session promises to open our eyes to the structural and institutional barriers to equity on boards and within organizations.”
Christal M. Cherry is a nationally recognized nonprofit executive and professionally trained fundraiser. With over 20 years in the nonprofit sector, she has supported higher education institutions, human services organizations and faith based missions. Her career portfolio, as a full time professional and consultant includes American University, the United Negro College Fund, Spelman College, Nicholas House, the Interdenominational Theological Center, Florida A&M University, Action Ministries and the GA Center for Nonprofits.
Nonprofit leaders and board members are encouraged to register for this dynamic virtual program at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/silence-is-not-goldentraining-the-woke-board-about-racial-inequality-tickets-163085251377. Cost: $15 for AFP members, $25 for nonmembers. AFP Young Professional members AND non-members (under 30 years) are free. For more information about AFP Southwest Florida Chapter visit https://community.afpnet.org/afpflsouthwestchapter.
About AFP Southwest Florida: AFP is an individual membership association advancing philanthropy through education, training and advocacy based on research, a code of ethical principles and standards of professional practice. Southwest Florida Chapter is recognized as a Ten Star Chapter because of its stellar programming offered in the Sarasota/Manatee region.