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Plan for Your DEI Professional Development in 2020

Lisa Joyslin | Published on 1/9/2020

There are many opportunities to advance your own professional development through events focused on diversity, equity and inclusion. Take a look at some of the organizations providing DEI training and what they’re offering in 2020. 

Many of these organizations will hold additional trainings in that have not yet been finalized/announced (including MAVA!) so check back quarterly to see what’s new. 

The Forum for Workplace Inclusion
Inclusive Remote Work: Getting it Right!

Greater Minnesota
Create CommUNITY St. Cloud
Annual Conversation on Race – Date TBD in fall of 2020 

Minnesota Council of Nonprofits 

Building Inclusive Spaces and the Conditions for Belonging
February 4, 2020 from 1-4pm in Bemidji 

University of Minnesota – Duluth
2020 Summit on Equity, Race and Ethnicity
March 4, 2020 from 8am-6pm 

Twin Cities Area
Do Better Together: Connecting Community Outreach with Volunteer Engagement (FREE event) 
January 23, 2020 from 2-4pm in St. Paul 

Putting Equity into Practice with Donte Curtis
February 26, 2020 from 9am-12pm in Minneapolis 

Minnesota Council of Nonprofits 
Engaging Communities in Evaluation: How to Promote Equity and Inclusion for Meaningful Results
October 19, 2020 from 9am-12pm in St. Paul 

YWCA Minneapolis
It’s Time To Act Forum Series
Beyond the Ballot: Advancing Electoral Justice (January 16, 5:30-8pm, Minneapolis) 
Facing the Truth: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (April 16, 5:30-8pm, Minneapolis) 
Rhetoric of Hate: Islamophobia (June 11, 5:30-8pm, Minneapolis) 

Pollen LIVE: Storytelling, Sound, Art, Color and Conversation
February 11, 2020 from 8:30-10:30am in Minneapolis 

Humphrey School of Public Affairs
2020 Social Equity Leadership Conference
June 10-12, 2020 

Nexus Community Partners
Engaged Learning Series – First session is March 12 from 9-11:30am (more info coming soon) 

The Bush Foundation
October 5, 2020