The Practice of Community Engagement: Session 1
About the event
This four-session workshop focuses on the highly diverse, multicultural communities of northern New Mexico and is designed for a nonprofit audience.
This session will highlight recruitment and retention strategies for diverse, inclusive boards and advisory committees.
- To advance organizational mission
- To increase impact
- To promote equity, diversity, and inclusion
- To engage communities in meaningful and ethical ways that respect and value community voice in all aspects of nonprofit service and governance.
Dolores E. Roybal, a native New Mexican, has extensive experience in the nonprofit and philanthropic sector including her 15-year leadership role as Executive Director of Con Alma Health Foundation (retired May 2021). Dr. Roybal has served as a member and officer of numerous boards including the New Mexico Association of Grantmakers, as well as several national boards such as Hispanics in Philanthropy, and Grantmakers In Health. A recognized subject expert, she has extensive local, national, and international public speaking experience and has taught graduate and undergraduate courses on topics related to health equity, board governance, nonprofit management, and grant writing. Dr. Roybal has a master’s degree in social work (MSW) with a concentration in Community Services and Social Planning, and a PhD in organizational behavior and development with a focus on nonprofit management, philanthropy, and the nonprofit sector.