Development Day Chicago
Registration Now Open ~ Friday, September 20, 2019
Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, 221 N Columbus Dr, Chicago, IL 60601


AFP Chicago's premier learning forum is back and better than ever!

We are very excited to announce our keynote presenter, Vu Le (“voo lay”). Vu is a writer, speaker, vegan, Pisces, and the Executive Director of Rainier Valley Corps, a nonprofit in Seattle that promotes social justice by developing leaders of color, strengthening organizations led by communities of color, and fostering collaboration between diverse communities.

Known for his no-BS approach, irreverent sense of humor, and love of unicorns, Vu has been featured in dozens, if not hundreds, of his own blog posts at NonprofitAF.com, formerly nonprofitwithballs.com. 

Join us for this educational event which is specifically designed to provide you with the information you need to succeed in our rapidly changing field.  Development Day Chicago offers world-class professional development, networking opportunities with industry executives, and interactive sessions with thought leaders from organizations of all sizes and missions. Hear from incredible speakers as you learn more about relevant fundraising topics. This is one conference that is not to be missed!

Keynote Presentation Overview

Community-Centric Fundraising:
The Intersection of Development and Access, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion


In this sociopolitical climate, nonprofits and fundraising professionals play an ever important role. As our society grows in diversity, our sector has been talking increasingly about Access, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. What does that look like in the development field? Beyond how we can diversify our base of donors, we must consider how we address difficult topics like wealth disparity, taxes, the nonprofit hunger games, savior complex, poverty tourism, and our roles as fundraisers in a changing world. How do we talk to our donors about race or equity? Should we? Get ready for a thought-provoking, possibly existentially challenging presentation filled with pictures of baby animals.

We are looking forward to seeing you!

REGISTRATION RATES:

Members - $295
Non-Members - $370

 

 

 


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