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Unable to attend a previous workshop? Click below to register for one of AFP Chicago's Virtual Workshops On Demand. These are previously recorded workshops that offer full CFRE credit. Available to AFP Chicago members and non-members.

Building Board Diversity and Representation (Part I)
Originally Recorded April 8, 2022

In the journey of advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) at a nonprofit, everyone at your organization, including the board, can play a role and lead by example. Diversity is not a box an organization can check off and forget about. A nonprofit’s board composition can either help or hinder how connected an organization is to the communities they serve. Many nonprofits are looking to diversify their board, aiming to understand what a focus on DEI means for their organization and board members. Having a board with diverse perspectives, lived experiences, and expertise puts any organization in a stronger position to plan for the future, be adaptive, and make better decisions.

Over the course of a two-part series, AFP Chicago will explore building board diversity and representation through the following focus areas:


  • What DEI means for an organization
  • What do we mean by board diversity and why is it important?
  • Assessing the needs of the organization and the board
  • Best Practices
  • Board Retention

Members: $20
Nonmembers: $30

This program is approved for 1 CFRE point.

Register for Building Board Diversity and Representation (Part I) Workshop On Demand


Arthur PadillaArthur Padilla
Senior Managing Partner, StrataG.Works
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Lora YorkLora York
Senior Program Officer, Chicago Foundation for Women
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Jerome' HolstonJerome' Holston
Owner & Founder, J.R. Holston Consulting
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AFP Chicago Virtual and On Demand Workshops are eligible for CFRE credit.
2022 CFRE Tracking Form