The New Philanthropists is very excited to have Andrea Herrera Moreno join the Board of Directors! Andrea is the Executive Director of Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering, which focuses on increasing students from underrepresented groups that choose engineering careers. In addition, she has over ten years of experience in the fields of community development, positive youth development, and out-of-school […]
Let’s Go! 2022 Mentees of Color
“It’s important as a woman of color to be in the room where it happens, in order to effect change from within our systems of power. Nonprofit boards, similar to for profit boards and government entities, decide on which issues are addressed and which aren’t, how they’re addressed and by whom. Systemic bias is prevalent in all systems of power […]
Introducing the Legacy Leadership Circle
When TNP was just an idea, I know we wanted, no, needed an advisory council that was represented by the community, a group of people that truly represented what an inclusive board could look like. This week, we did just that. We’ve been developing the LEGACY LEADERSHIP CIRLCE, TNP’s newly formed advisory council. This isn’t your typical advisory council though. […]
TNP Spotlight: Laura Razo
In honor of International Women’s Day we had a deep discussion with board leader, education professional and TNP advocate Laura Razo. Laura has an amazing story as a philanthropist and activist, and shares her advice on how leaders can also make a difference in revolutionary ways! Enjoy this read on an amazing community leader. Tell us about your community involvement […]
Board Inclusion Assessment & Recruitment Workshop
Begin 2020 by committing to make your board more diverse and inclusive! The New Philanthropists invites you to apply to their Nonprofit Board Assessment Program, First Look, that helps a board prepare for the transformational process required to increase diversity. Identify your challenges through their Recruitment workshop and learn the right strategies to build a better board! Recruitment Workshop: In […]
Four Reasons Your Organization Should Prioritize Board Diversity
High performing nonprofit boards understand that diversity is essential to the success of their organization. When a nonprofit board reflects the diversity of the community it serves, it improves the ability to better serve its client base and results in an improvement in innovation, brand image, and, most importantly, community trust. As a Diversity and Inclusion professional, I understand the […]
Thought Leaders, Disrupters & Trailblazers: Meet the Mentors of the BMC Program
It has been more than 30 years and we’re still having the same conversation on DEI (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion) in Austin nonprofit board rooms. For this reason we saw a unique opportunity to bring forward the movement makers that bootstrapped their leadership careers, even if they were the only ones at one time in some of these board rooms. […]
TNP Board Prospect Recruitment Mixer
We hosted a great Q&A with Ali Khataw & Emlyn Lee at our Asian Communities Meet-up. We discussed ways Asians can get connected to mainstream nonprofits, board service and leadership as well as identity issues and how to represent the many cultures and voices of Austin Asians on nonprofit boards. Thank you to our our community partners Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce, Kinokuniya Bookstore […]
TNP Nonprofit Assessment Kick-Off Event
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13 Austin nonprofits chosen to participate in inaugural Inclusion Assessment
This summer, 13 Austin nonprofit organizations will participate in The New Philanthropists’s first Nonprofit Inclusion Assessment. We’re excited to partner with Kazique Prince, PhD, of Jelani Consulting on this project.
Calling all people of color in Austin!
#TNPATX is looking for community-minded people of color to serve on nonprofit boards to create a more inclusive community. Take the questionnaire here: https://goo.gl/rKQxuT. Opt-in, share or tag a friend or colleague and get ready to serve!