Board / Community Conversation: February 2021

Creating the Future’s Board / Community Meeting: Monday, February 8th, from 10am – 12pm Pacific time Topic: What does “ensuring the organization’s integrity” look like re: Board Recruitment? 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 … 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

Board / Community Meeting August 2020: Racial Equity Work

Creating the Future’s Board / Community Meeting: Monday, August 10th from 10am – 12pm Pacific time Topic: Walking the Talk of Racial Equity  Logistics: The meeting will happen right here at this post. Details are below. Watch the meeting LIVE at this post. Just scroll to the very bottom of this post. Note: if the … 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

Building a New Board Structure: January 2020 Board / Community Meeting

Creating the Future’s Board / Community Meeting: Monday, January 13, 2020 10am – 12pm Pacific time Topic: Clarifying our board’s new role and determining next steps in building that! Watch the meeting HERE or,  LISTEN TO THE MEETING HERE https://creatingthefuture.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Creating_the_Future_Board_Meeting_Jan13-2020.mp3 or Download the MP3 (To download to your hard drive, right-click {or click and hold … Read more

Boards & Governance: Building an “Integrity Board”

If there were no such thing as organizations as we currently know them, what would we build to accomplish social missions and propel social change forward? For the past four years, this question has been at the heart of our board’s discussions.* Because Creating the Future is a grounds for experimenting with systems change, this … Read more