If your organization seeks more customized, hands-on support, Building Movement Project conducts keynotes, workshops, presentations, and also offers consulting services for nonprofit organizations and foundations.
With over two decades of experience, the BMP team understands the short- and long-term effects of social and political change on the nonprofit sector. We draw on this expertise to help organizations navigate internal and external changes, build greater momentum, and achieve new victories.
Our staff has deep experience and can speak to a number of topics: DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) in the nonprofit sector, the role nonprofits play in movement building, how to integrate social service and social change, leadership transitions, solidarity practice, building multigenerational organizations, and much more. Check out our upcoming events below or explore our trainings and presentations on specific focus areas.
Past Events › Speaking
BMP Co-Director Sean Thomas-Breitfeld will lead the "Call for Ideas" at the ProInspire 10th Anniversary Summit. RSVP: Register here. Time: 12:05-12:40pmFind out more »
BMP Co-Director Sean Thomas-Breitfeld will lead the "Call for Ideas" at the ProInspire 10th Anniversary Summit.Find out more »
Please join COFCCA for this month's Undoing Racism Workgroup, Thursday, June 27 at 5:30pm. This is a free session and open to all who work in the Child Welfare System. Discussion and dinner. No prior attendance or prerequisites required. This month we will be joined by special guest speaker, researcher and author Ofronama Biu, as we discuss her work on Women of Color and the Race to Lead: Confronting the Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap.Find out more »
Race to Lead presentation at Heritage Christian Services Employer Symposium –Find out more »
Please join COFCCA for this month's Undoing Racism Workgroup, Thursday, June 27 at 5:30pm. This is a free session and open to all who work in the Child Welfare System. Discussion and dinner. No prior attendance or prerequisites required. This month we will be joined by special guest speaker, researcher and author Ofronama Biu, as we discuss her work on Women of Color and the Race to Lead: Confronting the Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap. RSVP: Please rsvp to firstname.lastname@example.org Time:…Find out more »
We’re kicking off a new series: 10 Social Change Roles, Explained! Over the next several months, we’ll be diving into the social change ecosystem with @deepaviyer to further explore strengths, growth areas, examples and reflection questions for each role — starting off with disrupters! Do you consider yourself a disrupter? Is that a role you want to move into this year? Join us on IG live this Thursday, 2/18 at 12pm ET to learn more.Find out more »
The nonprofit sector has a racial leadership gap and efforts to support aspiring new leaders are not enough to change the leadership landscape. Join the Building Movement Project for a report on the Race to Lead national data and discussion around diversity in Oklahoma's nonprofit leadership. Read more about the Race to Lead initiative HERE. Discussion Panel Members: Sean Thomas-Breitfeld - Building Movement Project Adam Soltani - Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), Oklahoma George Young - Oklahoma State Senator, District 48 Sarah…Find out more »
Change starts with us and our families. Racism is a difficult issue to discuss, especially within our own families. This Black History Month, we are honored to partner with the Leadership Conference Education Fund’s “Black Justice is Our Justice” campaign to host #LeadershipConvos 2, a conversation about teaching our kids to be leaders within our own families to combat anti-Blackness and racism. Anti-Blackness is at the center of bigotry and xenophobia in America today. Fighting all forms of bigotry in…Find out more »
BMP has offered this training to groups, organizations, and at conferences for over a decade. Participants have an opportunity to dig into BMP’s framing, reflect on their organization’s current practices, and explore case studies on how other organizations across the country integrate social service and social change.
If reading a Race to Lead report left you wanting more, this is the presentation for you. Hear directly from our Race to Lead researchers and report authors about study findings, implications, and recommendations for the field.
BMP Co-Director Frances Kunreuther has over 20 years’ experience studying generational shifts within nonprofits and developing multigenerational organizations. Whether you’re interested in leadership transitions or simply want to build alliances across age, this training is a great place to start.