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The Building Movement Project team and staff are available for presentations, speaking engagements, workshops, and consulting across the country. If you are interested, email us to find out more about what it would take to bring us to you.

Integrating Social Change Principles into Service Provision

Oct 2, 2018

During the “Integrating Social Change Principles into Service Provision” workshop at the 2018 Hunger Free Communities Summit, the Building Movement Project will offer a framework for exploring (or understanding) the range of ways that social service organizations integrate their social change principles into their everyday work. Appetite for Change... more

Overburdened and Under-Resourced—Advancing Women of Color in the Nonprofit Sector

Oct 10, 2018

Building Movement Project will present new research on the challenges women of color face in the nonprofit workplace. A panel will then discuss what the sector can do to challenge biases against women of color and provide support for their advancement. Dialogue will focus on strategies nonprofits and foundations... more

Race to Lead: Confronting the Racial Leadership Gap, Implications for Capacity Builders

Oct 12, 2018

In June 2017, the Building Movement Project released the first report in the Race to Lead series looking at why there are so few leaders of color in the nonprofit sector. The results of a survey of over 4,000 people working in nonprofits clearly indicate that bias and structural barriers – rather... more

Embracing Inclusive Leadership: Uncommon Conversations About Diversity

Oct 19, 2018

At the Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management’s fall conference, join 200 Chicago-area nonprofit leaders to learn about inclusive leadership and why it matters. Hear from keynote speakers Frances Kunreuther and Sean Thomas-Breitfeld, co-authors of Race to Lead and Rusty Stahl, president of Fund the People, on vital topics regarding... more

Race to Lead & Service and Social Change 

Oct 24, 2018

These thought-provoking, energy-charged sessions will offer concrete actions leaders can take to bridge the divide and embrace the systems, culture and behavior changes that align with the values of diversity, inclusion and equity. Sessions will be held at Marquette University. Please note, AM and PM sessions will be held at... more

Confronting the Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap

Nov 9, 2018

Leaders from Detroit and Los Angeles will discuss ways to address the nonprofit racial leadership gap. In 2017, the Building Movement Project released a report, Race to Lead: Confronting the Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap, that challenged prevailing narratives for why there are so few leaders of color in the nonprofit sector.... more