Race and Equity in Volunteering: From Lived Experience to Leadership

Join Points of Light and Morehouse College on April 21 at 1 p.m. for our next Listen. Learn. Act. to End Racism conversation

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Volunteers support and represent work in every aspect of our social fabric, providing essential support, enriching our communities and cultural life, and taking action where change is needed. However, volunteerism can also reinforce patterns of power and privilege that uphold systemic racism. In this conversation, our audience will learn how to recognize volunteer activities and patterns that perpetuate inequities, how to thoughtfully engage community, and ultimately, how volunteer engagement, when designed well, can be a part of the solution for healing the wounds of racial inequity and social injustice.

For more information and to register for the April 21 webinar, click here.

To learn more about the Listen. Learn. Act to End Racism initiative, review previous conversations and find relevant resources, click here.

Katy Elder

Vice President, Business Innovation, Points of Light

A member of the Points of Light team since November 2012, Katy serves as Vice President, Business Innovation. She brings with her nearly 20 years of experience in employee volunteerism, community affairs and internal communications. After leading Points of Light’s corporate consulting practice for six years, she is now responsible for developing content and innovative learning opportunities to advance the corporate citizenship sector.
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