Arizona Native Nonprofit Leaders Convene

PHOENIX, AZ – Hosted by the Arizona Community Foundation, the convening of Native nonprofits became a reunion of sorts. With a small nonprofit community serving Arizona Tribal communities, most of the individuals who sat around the table already knew one another.

“I think nonprofit work is in the blood of the Hopi people,” jokes Loris Taylor, President and CEO of Native Public Media. “About six of us were Hopi. It was exciting to see representatives from other Tribal nonprofits as well as from our urban communities at the table. Even with over thirty years of nonprofit experience, I learned something new from everyone.”

The group was tasked with answering four key questions essential to growing nonprofit leadership. They included questions about the values the Tribal nonprofits hold dear, the training necessary to grow competent nonprofit leadership that is context based and whe