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2022 Virtual Conference Schedule
Dismantling Inequities in Volunteerism: 
Beyond the 101

Conference schedule and sessions are subject to change.

Day One: Thursday, December 8

Time (Central Time)

Concurrent Session 1

Concurrent Session 2

Concurrent Session 3

9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Opening Keynote:

Engaging Native Communities: A Tool Kit for Volunteer Professionals & Nonprofits


Dr. Anton Treuer

11:00 a.m.-11:15 a.m.


11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask


Dr. Anton Treuer

Intro to Privilege, Bias, and Microaggressions in Volunteerism

Maureen Bourgeois

Professional at the Intersections:
Black Trans Woman

Kymani Kahlil

12:15 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Lunch Break


1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

History of White Supremacy in Volunteerism

Brianna Miller
Nada Dualeh
Penelope Specker


Jaylani Hussein

Transforming from a DEI Learner to a DEI Practitioner

Femina Ajayi-Hackworth

2:00 p.m.-2:15 p.m.


2:15 p.m.-3:15 p.m.

Learning Together:
Understanding Bias and Blindspots in Volunteerism

Sandra Garcia

3:15 p.m.-3:30 p.m.


3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

DEIA from Acronym to Action

Donte Curtis
 Managing Up for BIPOC Volunteer Engagement Professionals

Susan Sanow, CVA
Janet Davison, CVA, PMP
 LGBTQIA2S+ 201:
Allyship to Advocacy

Matt Lewellyn-Otten



Day Two: Friday, December 9

Time (Central Time)

Concurrent Session 1

Concurrent Session 2

Concurrent Session 3

9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Engaging People with Disabilities as Volunteers

Jeremie Ballinger

The Structures of Antisemitism & AntiBlackness in Volunteerism

Brandon Schorsch

Community Care: Disrupting the "Isms" as a Strategy for Volunteer Engagement Professionals

Kristina Bustos

10:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m.


10:45 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

What Are You Doing to Dismantle Inequities in Volunteerism?

Karmit Bulman

11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Lunch Break

12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

For CEO's: What Volunteer Engagement Professionals Need From You to Build an Inclusive Volunteer Force

Channel Powe

Affinity Group: What Do We Do in the Meantime?

Donte Curtis
Jillian Gross Fortgang

Niila Hebert
Katenka Bollenbeck

Neurodiversity in Volunteerism

Sarah Philippe

1:30 p.m.-1:45 p.m.



1:45 p.m.-2:45 p.m.

Panel: Maintaining Momentum Through Disruption

Facilitator: Faiza Venzant
Panelists: Breauna Dorelus
Liza Dyer
Nicole Smith
Interrupting Racism in Mostly White Communities

Holly Daniels
Deconstructing Saviorism in Volunteer Practice

Amelia Foard
Terri Loso 

2:45-3:00 p.m.


3:00-4:00 p.m.

Closing Keynote:

This is My Story...

Brianna Miller