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Connector April 2019

April 17, 2019 Uyen Vu

Read the April 2019 Connector here. April Connector Contents: Announcing More Workshops for WSNC 2019 Early Bird Reminder Build a Movement! (BAM!) Applying an Equity Lens to Washington Nonprofits TrendWatch Member Spotlight: Helping Link Funding Opportunity of the Month Featured Learning Opportunity


Member Spotlight: NAMI Yakima – Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion on a Nonprofit Board

January 16, 2018 Julia Hunter

Why work for greater diversity, equity, and inclusion on a nonprofit board? What are the benefits? NAMI Yakima can answer that. With their transformed board, community relationship improved, leadership stabilized, and programming became more strategic. Mary Stephenson, President of NAMI Yakima’s board, tells the story. After a losing their paid staff and experiencing a time of relative instability, NAMI Yakima decided to firmly define themselves as mission focused. Mary, new to the board herself, attended Washington Nonprofits’ legal, finance, and board leadership webinars to get the organization to a healthy place. With help from regular volunteers, NAMI Yakima stabilized their […]