Principles and Practices for Facilitating Inclusive Meetings

Mon Oct 16 2023 at 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

501 Commons | Seattle

501 Commons
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Principles and Practices for Facilitating Inclusive Meetings
The webinar will equip you with theory and practical tools for facilitating more inclusive meetings and building an inclusive organization.
About this Event

***All registrants will receive a free copy of the book "Thrive: The Facilitator’s Guide to Radically Inclusive Meetings" 2nd ed***.

Whether an experienced meeting facilitator or a newbie, Principles, and Practices for Facilitating Inclusive and Engaging Meetings will equip you with the theory and practical tools for facilitating more inclusive meetings and building an inclusive organization. Learn techniques for building a culture of respect, engagement, and belonging. Your nonprofit will experience greater engagement, energy, productivity, and mission success. You will also build a network of support and innovation with other nonprofit leaders.

In this webinar, you will:

• Build relationships and a support network with other nonprofit leaders, sharing challenges and ideas for strengthening inclusion and engagement.

• Understand the central role inclusion, belonging, and engagement play in building strong nonprofits.

• Assess your inclusive meeting leadership skills, identify strengths, and develop a roadmap for improvement.

• Recognize how cultural assumptions about power and privilege, leadership, hierarchy, and communication shape the way meetings unfold and how to adapt accordingly with tools and techniques that are respectful of differences.

• Use centering exercises, codes of conduct, and icebreakers to build a culture of inclusion.

• Design meetings that engage everyone and stimulate creativity using Liberating Structures.

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About the presenter:

Dr. Mark Smutny is a nonprofit consultant, professional facilitator, educator, author, and founder of Civic Reinventions, Inc. He is known for helping organizations uncover the wisdom hidden in their diversity, build cohesion and achieve their goals. He has worked and consulted with faith-based groups, human service agencies, business and resident associations, and nonprofits dedicated to civic engagement for four decades.

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Event Venue & Nearby Stays

501 Commons, Pacific Tower 8th Floor Conference Center, Seattle, United States


USD 35.00 to USD 50.00

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