In March of 2020, the Nature Connection Network transitioned from a Board-led to a Shared Leadership governance model. With support from our friends at the Good Work Institute, we designed work circles around the various functions of the organization – BIPOC, Membership, Finance, Fundraising, Staffing, Governance, Direction of Our Work and Programming, in addition to […]
If you haven’t already, save the date for the 2022 Nature Connection Leadership Conference. The conference will be online on Wed, Thurs, Fri, Feb 23, 24, 25, 2022. Our theme this year is Re-root & Rise. We welcome our members and the public to propose sessions or to suggest session topics and potential presenters. Click here […]
Join us Oct 19 at 8pm ET for a webinar with esteemed elders about the role of elders in our lives and in our programs.
Join Sangoma Olodoye, HRM Oba Adefunmi II, Iya Tahirah Abubakr, and Nancy Basket for an important conversation that has been waiting to be had. Truth Be Told: BIPOC Perspectives on the Future Direction of Our WorkA conversation with NCN’s BIPOC Circle, facilitated by Sangoma September 14, 2021 from 6:00pm-8:00pm EST There is much to be […]
Join leaders from Nature Connection organizations throughout North America this February for our 6th annual conference where we will exchange best practices, strengthen our vision, and re-energize ourselves while connecting with peers and fellow leaders. This year we’ll be online! We are excited for the new opportunities this presents. Stay tuned for much more information. […]
Over and over, many of us are commenting on the turmoil and challenges of our times. Many of us are experiencing overwhelm in the midst of inter-personal conflict and wider community conflict. This includes talking about and identifying “trauma” behaviors and so much else. By definition, trauma is what happens when we get overwhelmed by […]
As we work to undo past harm and to create a more just, inclusive, and equitable field of nature connection, listening and learning from one another is essential. This October, we were blessed to hear from several BIPOC teacher, Iya Tahira, Sangoma Oludoye, Kapi’olani Laronal, and David Vanderhoop, as they shared their experience and offered […]
BIPOC-Led Orgs can enter the code “reparations” to receive a 1-year 100% discount on membership.
This is not a scholarship fund, and we do not assume that individual BIPOC applicants do not have access to wealth—these reparations are offered with an attempt at integrity and a prayer for collective liberation.