Commemorating Truth and Reconciliation
On behalf of the AFP Toronto Chapter, we would like to take a moment to acknowledge and reflect upon the significance of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, which is observed on September 30 and which this year, also coincides with Orange Shirt Day.
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Greater Toronto Chapter
We are a recognized leader in promoting philanthropy and providing education, training and best practices for those in the fundraising profession. With nearly 1,000 members, the Greater Toronto Chapter is the largest of the more than 240 AFP chapters throughout the world.
As you read the report, please note that it states that, “Black Board members who recently resigned from the AFP Toronto Board were offered an opportunity to be interviewed but all declined”. In fact, Múthoní Karíukí, Nneka Allen and Olumide Akerewusi did not decline to be interviewed, but rather, when approached, requested clarification regarding the objectives and the outcomes of Dr. Massaquoi’s IDEA Audit report. Their request for clarification was in fact ignored.
Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access
AFP is committed to the principles of inclusion, diversity, equity and access (IDEA) in the fundraising profession, the philanthropic sector and throughout all of society. AFP is involved in numerous projects and partnerships related to IDEA.
Dear Members, in Part One of my message to you last month, I promised to send you a second part of my update. Today, I
PART ONE Dear Members, as you prepare for giving season, I know that you will likely be caught up in a number of important fundraising