UNA Partnered Webinar: Impact > Intention: Understanding Implicit Bias

Feb 14, 2018 8:00 am - 9:00 am


UNA is pleased to partner with the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits to offer you this webinar in their "Walking the Talk: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Nonprofits" series. Are we practicing what we preach? Or is our implicit bias negatively affecting our decisions in spite of our good intentions? Join Ivan Canada and Michael Robinson of the National Conference for Community and Justice of the Piedmont Triad to discover:
• The meaning of implicit bias, its role in decision-making, and the unintentional consequences
• The detrimental effect implicit bias can have on workplace culture
• Tools and resources to help us determine whether we are living out our values and mission
• Suggestions for closing "value gaps"

 Presenter Bios:

Ivan Canada, Executive Director, National Conference for Community and Justice of the Piedmont Triad

Ivan Canada is executive director of NCCJ of the Piedmont Triad. Prior to joining the NCCJ staff, he worked with Guilford Green Foundation as interim executive director and as director of special projects.
Ivan is a leader in the North Carolina Triad community. He has been awarded the Triad Business Journal’s “Forty Leaders Under 40 Award" and the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce’s “Change Agent Award,” and was recently recognized by Southerners On New Ground (SONG) and Emerging Practitioners of Philanthropy (EPIP). He serves as secretary on the National Board of Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN); community board member of the S.J. Edwards Foundation, a local family foundation; and a member of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s Board of Visitors. Ivan has served on numerous other boards and committees over the past ten years.

Michael Robinson, Program Director, National Conference for Community and Justice of the Piedmont Triad
Michael Robinson is NCCJ’s program director. He comes to us from High Point University, where he served as a Success Coach for two years. Before that, Michael spent 7 years teaching English at the Early/Middle College at GTCC - Jamestown. Michael credits his time in the classroom as being pivotal in developing his perspective on youth engagement and leadership development.
Michael received his master’s degree in Peace and Conflict studies from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2016. In November 2016, Michael founded Shifting Lenses, a workshop series designed to bring people from all walks of life together to discuss divisive issues in public spaces. In addition to his work at NCCJ, Michael serves on the board of the Piedmont Interfaith Council and as part-time volunteer coordinator for the Servant Farm.

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UNA and the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits
Price Info:
$35 for Members, $50 for Non-members