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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
September 16, 2020 For Immediate Release Contact: Patrick [email protected] 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 […]
September 14, 2020 For Immediate Release Contacts: Latinos LEAD: Patrick Salazar: 310.720.8228 [email protected] SCLA: Ben Donnenberg: 213.481.2273 [email protected] 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 […]
September 16, 2019 For Immediate Release Contact: Patrick Salazar 310.720.8228 [email protected] 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 […]
Latinos LEAD promotes more inclusive and effective civil society organizations by preparing and recruiting Latinos for nonprofit board leadership; helping nonprofit organizations to develop governing boards that reflect their constituents; and, collaborating with partners to increase ethnic diversity in nonprofit governance.