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Does your institution have defined and effective processes in place to deal with sexual harassment from alumni, donors, and prospects?
Most institutions mandate sexual harassment training for all individual team members. But when was the last time your advancement team met as a group to plan for the difficult issues surrounding sexual harassment in advancement?
Join us online to further these critical conversations on your campus. We will help you assess whether you have clear, effective processes for dealing with sexual harassment from alumni, prospects, and donors. You’ll have a chance to create a plan for various scenarios throughout the webcast. Both frontline staff and managers will learn how to prevent and respond to harassment.
Who should attend?
his program is designed for professionals in the advancement shop who manage fundraisers or interact with alumni, donors, and prospects in the field and at events. Because we will focus on developing common language and expectations for handling uncomfortable situations with donors, we strongly recommend attending with your team.
Note: This is NOT a compliance training, so the webcast will only briefly touch legal / liability issues. Instead, it will offer a checklist for issues you should discuss as a team, as well as guidelines for navigating difficult situations.
After briefly defining sexual harassment and outlining common examples of harassment in fundraising, Audra Brickner will outline the key pieces your team needs to discuss around sexual harassment prevention and response, including:
- How managers can use a standard process for handling harassment after it occurs
- How teams can create a culture in which harassment from donors is discussed / reported
We’ll respond to scenarios throughout and close with some tips on how fundraisers can respond to harassment in the moment.