Belonging By Design

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Belonging brings out the best in everyone. Whether you are a parent, teacher, community organizer, executive or leader of any sort, your group is unlikely to thrive if the individuals don’t feel welcomed, inclusive, and valued for who they are. Acknowledging that belonging is a feeling is a powerful way to start this work. We […]

Emerging Leader Academy Informational Session

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Since 2012, the ONEplace Nonprofit Leader Academy has offered emerging community leaders an in-depth exploration of leadership within a nonprofit organization. The goal of the Academy is to develop executive leadership within the nonprofit context. This includes those envisioning an executive director position in their future as well as those considering other high level leadership […]

On-Demand Video Series: Sesame Street: How to be an Upstander to Racism Song

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“Listen, Act, Unite! These are the things that we do when something that we see is not right.” Sing along with Chris Jackson, Andra Day, and the Sesame Street community as they come together for a virtual sing-along, using their voices to stand up against racism.  Please register for the video by Sunday at 8 […]

Getting Comfortable with Your Books Pt 1

CEN/Van Deusen Room 315 South Rose St, Kalamazoo, MI

Join us for part 1 of this two-part In Person series designed to prepare participants to understand the basics of accounting from an organizational perspective and examine definitions and practices of a financially well organization. Specifically, part 1 will explore how general accounting practices show up on critical reports that are needed to understand the […]

Disability and Allyship

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Allies are essential to any social justice movement, including the Disability Rights Movement. How can you become a Disability Ally? The Disability community has moved beyond waiting for support, people speaking for us, and people telling us what our rights are. Today, the Disability community wants our Allies to be fighting alongside us, inviting us […]

On-Demand Video Series: Structural Racism Explained

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The “Structural Racism Explained” video draws upon many varied sources in formulating specific definitions for different types of racism. The video and prompts provided in this video and teaching guide (download here:…) are designed primarily for teachers to help students clarify and sharpen their understanding of the material, spur and support classroom discussion of the […]