Racial Equity and Inclusion

March 14th, 2017 at 2:00pm EST

Please join Evelyn Burnett, Vice President of Economic Opportunity at Cleveland Neighborhood Progress, for a discussion about Racial Equity and Inclusion. This webinar will focus on the importance of looking at neighborhood revitalization through a Racial Equity and Inclusion lens. Evelyn will also discuss the ways in which her own organization has embedded a Racial Equity and Inclusion Framework within its comprehensive approach to community development. This webinar will also provide additional resources and tools to optimize efforts to create stronger, more vibrant, and more equitable communities in your city.

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About Evelyn Burnett

Evelyn is Vice President of Economic Opportunity at Cleveland Neighborhood Progress Evelyn coordinates Cleveland Neighborhood Progress human development efforts to integrate with a region-wide opportunity agenda. Prior to joining CNP, Evelyn served as Associate Director for Program Strategies with Admiral Center at Living Cities, project director in the city of Cleveland’s Office of Sustainability, and as a 2007-2008 Cleveland Executive (Coro) Fellow. Originally from Youngstown, Ohio, Evelyn sits on the board of several organizations throughout Northeast Ohio and nationally.

About Cleveland Neighborhood Progress

Cleveland Neighborhood Progress is a community development funding intermediary whose mission is to foster inclusive communities of choice and opportunity throughout Cleveland. In January 2017, CNP announced its Year of Awareness Building, a year-long learning journey to increase understanding of racial inequality, to foster productive dialogue among community stakeholders and civic leaders, and to determine strategies to meaningfully address racial disparities through community and economic development.

For more information about Cleveland Neighborhood Progress and its Year of Awareness Building please follow this link.

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