NYC Service is excited to announce our newest training series, A Strategic Approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (DEIA) for NYC Nonprofit Boards, a free introductory 3-part training series for nonprofit executives.

This free 3-part virtual training series for nonprofit executives and board members is based on NYC Service’s 2018 report recommendations and aims to move away from a surface-level understanding of DEIA to focus on building a deepened and common framework that works to harness board support and action. More specifically: 

  • Articulate a common language around DEIA and its benefits
  • Build the internal support and the infrastructure to mobilize change
  • Create strategic (and tangible) DEIA goals and practices for implementation
  • Dedicate the board and organization to sustained awareness and accountability

This training is for New York City Nonprofit boards members and Executive Directors/CEO from across the 5 boroughs and representing different sub-sectors. Trainings are hosted by NYC Service and facilitated by a DEI nonprofit board development specialist.

Trainings will be held virtually from 10:00am to 12:30pm this summer on the following dates:

  • Thursday, June 4, 2020
  • Thursday, June 11, 2020
  • Thursday, June 18, 2020


Preference will be given to organizations that commit the attendance of both the ED/CEO and a board member at every training due to the nature of some activities taking place during the trainings. EDs/CEOs and board members must each submit separate applications. For organizations that are run by the board and do not have an ED/CEO position, the Board President may apply in addition to another board member. 

Apply by May 26, 2020

If you are interested in this training, complete an application by May 26, 2020. If you have any questions about this training series, please email NYC Service Capacity Building Coordinator, Jamaica Carter at jcarter@mofellow.nyc.gov