March is Diversity Month
New Demographics Call for New Approaches in Fundraising. This AFP audioconference, given on March 8, by Samuel Gough and Alandra Washington, is available on CD with accompanying materials.
Diversity Workshop at the Dallas AFP International Conference on Fundraising.
If the 2007 Diversity Workshop is as exciting as last year’s in Atlanta, you are in for a treat. Part of AFP’s International Conference on Fundraising in Dallas, TX, March 25-28, 2007, the Diversity Workshop will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 25 at the Dallas Convention Center in Ballroom A1. The 2007 Workshop will feature Tracy Brown who has provided diversity counsel to people of all walks of life.
Tracy Brown is President of Diversity Trends, LLC, a human resources consulting and training firm based in Dallas, Texas. She is the author of the book, “Breaking the Barrier of Bias” and four audio programs, including: “motiVersity™: Motivating While Valuing Diversity”. You can see more about Tracy on her website located at www.diversitytrends.com
Come early to the Diversity Workshop and be entertained by Mariachi Rosas Divina, the only all-female mariachi bank in the area, who will be performing a half hour before the Workshop begins.
Both the Art Showcase (below) and Diversity Workshop are sponsored by THE ALFORD GROUP, INC.
Diversity Arts Showcase
The AFP Diversity Art Showcase that will be featured at the 44th AFP International Conference on Fundraising in Dallas, March 25-28, 2007 in the Exhibition Hall at Booth 717.
For the ninth year, the Diversity Committee will be sponsoring an art showcase spotlighting youth art, a local artist and the artwork and poetry of AFP members. The exhibit is open to all AFP members and expresses the uniqueness, value and diversity of people through art, photos and poetry.
This year, youth from diverse communities will compete to showcase their art at the conference. The children’s artwork will be under the direction of The Oakridge School a private school located in Arlington, Texas that represents students from twelve countries. The works will be judged and the first-, second- and third-place pieces will be on display at the conference.
AFP members will also showcase their art and poetry to show the diversity of our membership. And Johnice I. Parker, a professional artist based in Dallas will also be featured.