Recruiting Board Members for our Integrity Board: Part 2

Creating the Future is preparing to recruit new board members! This is an exciting step for us, as we design a recruitment process that can live on as the organization grows and changes. As with all things at Creating the Future, we are employing Catalytic Thinking to guide this process. Our conversation began at our … Read more

Board / Community Conversation: April 2021 BOARD RECRUITMENT and INTEGRITY in ACTION

Creating the Future’s Board / Community Meeting: Monday, April 12th, from 10am – 12pm Pacific time Topics: 1) Using Catalytic Thinking to design our Board Recruitment process 2) Applying the “Integrity” lens to day-to-day operations Watch the meeting LIVE at this post. Just scroll to the very bottom of the page. Details about how to … Read more

Board / Community Conversation: March 2021 BOARD RECRUITMENT

Creating the Future’s Board / Community Meeting: Monday, March 8th, from 10am – 12pm Pacific time Topic: Using Catalytic Thinking to design our Board Recruitment process Watch the meeting LIVE at this post. Just scroll to the very bottom of the page. Details about how to participate are below. Recruiting New Members to our Integrity … Read more

Board / Community Conversation: February 2021

Creating the Future’s Board / Community Meeting: Monday, February 8th, from 10am – 12pm Pacific time NOTE: Per the agreements in our bylaws, the board will go into closed session to address a personnel matter prior to the regular meeting. The regular meeting will begin late, after the closed session is over. Topic: What does … Read more

Board / Community Meeting: January 2021

Please note: Meeting CANCELLED Due to extraordinary circumstances, among them this week’s violent coup attempt in the United States, we are postponing this month’s meeting. We will meet on this same topic on February 8th for our regularly scheduled meeting. Creating the Future’s Board / Community Meeting: Monday, January 11th, from 10am – 12pm Pacific … Read more

December Board / Community Meeting December 2020

Creating the Future’s Board / Community Meeting: Monday, December 14th, from 10am – 12pm Pacific time Topic: What does “ensuring the organization’s integrity” look like in practice? Watch the meeting LIVE at this post. Just scroll to the very bottom of the page. Details about how to participate are below. Being an Integrity Board in … Read more

Values: Centering Social Justice and Racial Equity

About a year ago, our board determined its most important role would be to ensure the actions of the organization are walking the talk of our values… an Integrity Board. To that end, we first encoded that role into our bylaws, creating plain English bylaws that describe how decisions are made, by whom, and according … Read more

Board / Community Meeting: November 2020

Creating the Future’s Board / Community Meeting: Monday, November 9th, from 10am – 12pm Pacific time Topic: 1) The board’s role in ensuring the organization’s integrity Watch the meeting LIVE at this post. Just scroll to the very bottom of the page. Details about how to participate are below. Note: if the meeting does not … Read more

Board / Community Meeting: October 2020

Creating the Future’s Board / Community Meeting: Monday, October 12th, from 10am – 12pm Pacific time Topics: 1) Walking the Talk of Racial Equity 2) The board’s role in ensuring the organization’s integrity Watch the meeting LIVE at this post. Just scroll to the very bottom of the page. Details about how to participate are … Read more

Celebrating and Moving Ahead: Board / Community Meeting July 2020

Creating the Future’s Board / Community Meeting: Monday, July 13th from 10am – 12pm Pacific time Topics: 1) Bylaws Guiding Documents for Accomplishing our Mission 2) Ensuring Racial Equity as an “Integrity Board” Logistics: The meeting will happen right here at this post. Details are below. Watch the meeting HERE on Monday. Just scroll to … Read more