The UW Tacoma Professional Development Center is offering a new workshop geared toward the development of local nonprofits this winter. The workshop, titled Race, Power, and Social Impact within Nonprofit Organizations, will be held Jan. 28 on the UW Tacoma campus from 9:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Students, some from local nonprofits and others from the Center’s Nonprofit Management program, will spend a day exploring the drivers of institutional racism in the nonprofit space, as well as learning tools to advance equity and enact positive societal change through their organizations’ work.
Leading the workshop is Nick Bayard, Director of Tacoma nonprofit The REACH Center. For Bayard, this is deeply personal work. Not only is he deeply active in the local nonprofit community, but as a member of a bi-racial family, Bayard remembers a watershed moment in uncovering some of his own blind spots regarding race and equity in our society. Continue reading REACH Director Nick Bayard to Lead Race and Equity Workshop at UW Tacoma