Charles Weathers will facilitate “Managing an Equitable Organization” on June 25 at Kroc Greenville

DNA Creative Communications, in partnership with the Community Foundation of Greenville, the United Way of Greenville County, the Hollingsworth Funds, the Jolley Foundation and The Graham Foundation invite Upstate nonprofit leaders to attend “Managing an Equitable Organization” facilitated by Charles Weathers on Tuesday. June 25 (9:00 – 3:00) at Kroc Greenville (425 Westfield Street, Greenville). Registration is now open at

The June 25h session will explore the traditional management functions of planning, organizing, controlling, coordinating, and staffing through the lens of inclusion and equity.  Goals are for participants to walkaway 1) seeing the value in, and making the case for, a more inclusive and equitable organization, 2) understanding how changing an organization’s culture impacts organizational development, 3) learning the fundamental principles of managing a multi-cultural organization, and 4) better able to identify exclusionary management policies and practices.

In typical Shine the Light style, the session will be highly interactive and will provide tools for implementation. All participants, who are interested in digging deeper and continuing the conversation, are invited to attend a follow up Bonus Session on Friday, July 26 (9:00 – 11:30) at the Phillis Wheatley Community Center. Registration is required for this session that will be professionally facilitated by Brian Chad Starks of BCS.

Charles C. Weathers, Sr. is the founder of The Weathers Group, a management-consulting firm, based in Columbia South Carolina, specializing in organizational behavior and development Charles is a nationally recognized speaker, writer and consultant. He is known for his ability to help groups navigate difficult conversations and he captivates audiences with contagious energy, insight and humor. He is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, a Forbes Coaches Council member, an American Leadership Forum Senior Fellow, a Riley Diversity Fellow (Furman University), a member of the Institute of Management Consultants and, a member of the National Speakers Association. In his mission to positively impact lives, Charles has logged more than 16,000 facilitation hours and made headlines by lending his voice to disruptive companies in the nonprofit, government and private sectors.

Debbie Nelson, president and founder of Shine the Light Nonprofit Forums shares, “I am delighted to bring Charles Weathers back to Greenville to facilitate “Managing an Equitable Organization”. Not only is he extremely well respected by nonprofit leaders across the country; Charles is an all time favorite in Greenville! He is inspiring and will deliver this topic with impact. Leaders will walkaway ready to build more equitable organizations!”

For more information about Shine the Light Nonprofit Forums or to register for this event or others, please visit or call Debbie Nelson at (864)-420-0195.

Posted May 14, 2019 in: Press Releases by Debbie Nelson

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