Colorado Nonprofit Association

Training: Equity Centered Strategic Planning (2 Parts)


Does strategic planning feel burdensome and tiring? Ever wonder why it is so hard to move an organization’s commitment to equity to action? Does your organization’s strategic planning put people in the center of the process? This workshop will help you unpack these questions and provide a framework to incorporate equity into each stage of strategic planning and doing.

Recorded 11/10/22.
Recorded 11/10/22.


Rebecca Toll, MNM

Rebecca has demonstrated success applying a diverse set of practices that include collaborative governance, systems change, collective impact, authentic community engagement, building community leadership capacity, as well as understanding and deploying social innovation practices. Rebecca utilizes human-centered design thinking, emergent strategy, root cause analysis, and deliberative dialogue techniques in her work. These practices facilitate effective decision-making and trust building while increasing awareness and reducing barriers that ensure access to build will and ignite action. Specific projects include the co-creation of the Anti-Racist Change Lab (ARCL) developed in partnership with Colorado State University’s School of Social Work. The ARCL a participatory experience for individuals to dismantle bias, increase awareness, and move toward collective action as it relates to racialized oppression within their communities. These practices are also applied to her work with numerous schools and districts across Colorado in an effort to cultivate transformational change for school climate and student voice.