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Leading Diverse Nonprofit Newsrooms

May 3, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm EDT

Join Emma Bowen and INN for an abbreviated, intense and interactive day of training designed to support INN members in providing an inclusive work environment that attracts and retains a diverse team, whether interns or professionals.  The training will be facilitated by American Press Institute and Maynard Institute with Emma Bowen Foundation and INN staff in attendance. The day will be a blend of presentations, small group discussions and individual work.  Although the training is targeted to members hosting interns, the program is open to members looking to create a more inclusive organization.

Here is an brief overview of the day:

9:30 -10:00 a.m.  Coffee and Networking

10:00 a.m.  Welcome and Agenda

10:10-10:30 a.m. Icebreaker

Amy Kovac-Ashley and Katherine Ellis, API

10:30- 12:00 p.m.  Fault Lines Session

Martin Reynolds,  Maynard Institute

Noon- 12:45 p.m. LUNCH with Emma Bowen Alums

12:45 - 2:15 p.m.  Identity Exercise

Amy Kovac-Ashley and Katherine Ellis, API

2:15 - 3:00 p.m. Welcome to My World Exercise

Amy Kovac-Ashley and Katherine Ellis, API

3:00 - 3:20 p.m.  Wrap-up and Next Steps

3:30 p.m. ADJOURN


Katherine Ellis is a Program Associate focusing primarily on diversity initiatives and marketing outreach for American Press Institute.

Amy Kovac-Ashley is the Director of Newsroom Learning at American Press Institute.

Martin G. Reynolds is the co-Executive Director, External Affairs and Funding at Maynard Institute

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May 3, 2018
9:30 am - 3:30 pm


Democracy Fund
1200 17th Street Northwest#300
Washington, DC 20036 United States