Effective and Equitable Coalitions Certificate

Coalition work can advance the mission and purpose of your organization.

About this Seminar

Coalitions are fundamental to creating lasting change on the systemic and policy levels. Coalition work establishes effective and lasting partnerships that enhance collective and purpose-driven objectives. If you are a member, leader, representative, or funder of a coalition, this workshop will help you gain skills and tools that enhance the impact of your coalition work and to do so through an equity lens.

Topics Include:

  • Purpose of coalition work
  • Overarching values for effective, equity-focused, purpose-driven coalitions
  • Aligning your goals with the coalition’s goals
  • Relationship and trust-building—how to do it and why it’s so critical to success
  • Coalition evaluation and why it matters

Who Should Attend: This program is designed for nonprofit leaders involved in coalitions and organizations planning to join a coalition.

This program meets on the following Wednesdays from 9:00am to 12:00pm (PT):

  • June 14, 2023
  • June 28, 2023
  • July 12, 2023
  • July 26, 2023

Please note that Eventbrite will only populate your calendar automatically for the first session. You will need to manually add to your calendar the other 3 sessions.

Registration Fee:

  • Early Bird : $265 (ends on 6/7)
  • General Admission: $299


If you are a CNM Member or Scholarship Recipient, please send an email to [email protected] to receive your discount code.

Virtual Certificate

Optimized for the virtual environment, this 4-session certificate program will consist of presentations, group discussions, breakout group sessions, polls and short breaks. This is an opportunity to do a deep dive on a new topic and leave with tools that you can put in to practice immediately.


Maya Paley –  Consultant and Leadership Coach

Maya is a social impact consultant, leadership coach, and justice and equity advocate. As Managing Consultant of Cities and People Advisors, she focuses on strategic learning, equitable evaluation, and deep equity and movement-building work with foundations, organizations, and government agencies. Some of Maya’s recent clients include the Alameda County Breastfeeding Coalition, ACLU California Action, and the CA Work & Family Coalition. In her non-work time, Maya loves to write, read, think, nap, eat tons of chocolate, drink extra hot chai lattes, and eat and play with family and friends.

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