22NTC Session: Leadership
Workshop: Disrupting Traditions of Oppression in Nonprofit Organizations
Submitted by: Mira Weinstein | Mira Weinstein


Even mission-driven organizations can exhibit systemic oppression and perpetuate inequities in the workplace. If we are committed to justice, we must constantly examine our practices. Diversity, equity and inclusion should go beyond recruitment and hiring. Are we agitating to disrupt systems of oppression? This session will help organization leaders, staff and volunteers identify places in their work – like code switching, ageism and glass cliff/bamboo ceiling – that may perpetuate traditions of injustice and provide space to brainstorm solutions. As noted in the NTEN Equity Guide for Nonprofit Technology, we must “Build nonprofits that are capable of uprooting oppression and not just treating the symptoms.”

This interactive workshop will be hosted in Zoom.

Session Type

60 minute workshop

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify manifestations of white supremacy in an organization
  • Develop language to talk about white supremacy
  • Begin to learn tactics to address white supremacy in their workplace

Target Audience

Staff and leaders who want to transform their organizations to reflect the values of justice, equity and inclusion.


March 23, 2022


9:45am – 10:45am PST