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Practical Steps for Recruiting Latino Nonprofit Board Members

On February 4, Latinos LEAD founder discussed practical steps for recruiting Latino nonprofit board members on a panel for the Center for Nonprofit Leadership of California Lutheran University. The event included surprise break out sessions, welcomed California Lutheran University’s new president, Dr. Lori Varlotta, and hosted a timely and important discussion on diversity and inclusion …

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Lack of Ethnic Minorities on Major Environmental and Foundation Nonprofit Governing Boards

The representation of people of color on governing boards at the nation’s top 40 environmental groups and foundations has been stagnant since 2018: “In 2017 there were an average of 3 people of color on boards. In 2018 that increased to 4, and remained at 4 in 2019 and in 2020” (average of 17 board …

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Invitation to Apply: Free Climate & Conservation Board Inclusion Services

Latinos LEAD is now accepting applications for participation in DELI 2.0, an initiative to deliver governing board inclusion services to California-based nonprofit organizations in the Climate & Conservation sector. Please follow this link to begin the application process. DELI 2.0 Board Inclusion Services Provide: Free Inclusion Blueprint workshops. These workshops are based on a detailed …

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Project Opens Door to Greater Diversity on Climate & Conservation Governing Boards

September 16, 2020 For Immediate Release Contact: Patrick Salazar310.720.8228psalazar@latinosleadnow.org PROJECT OPENS DOOR TO GREATER DIVERSITY ON CLIMATE & CONSERVATION GOVERNING BOARDS Foundation Grants Support Board Diversity Recruiting and Retention Los Angeles- Latinos LEAD (Latinos for Leadership Excellence And Diversity) is launching the second phase of its initiative to collaborate with climate and conservation nonprofit organizations …

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Partnership Will Spur Latino Professional Development Opportunities

September 14, 2020 For Immediate Release Contacts: Latinos LEAD: Patrick Salazar: 310.720.8228 psalazar@latinosleadnow.org SCLA: Ben Donnenberg: 213.481.2273 ben@shakespearecenter.org PARTNERSHIP WILL SPUR LATINO PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES “Nonprofit Leadership Seen as Path to Networking, Business Growth” Los Angeles – Latinos LEAD (Latinos for Leadership Excellence and Diversity) and the California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (CHCC) announced a …

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Latino Leadership Initiative Secures Funding

September 16, 2019 For Immediate Release Contact: Patrick Salazar 310.720.8228 psalazar@latinosleadnow.org Latino Leadership Initiative Secures Funding Grants Spur Pilot Project: Training and Recruiting Latinos for Nonprofit Boards Los Angeles – Four private foundations have awarded a combined $115,000 in grants since January to catalyze the programs and operations of Latinos LEAD, a nonprofit organization that …

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