Latino Board Leadership Academy Class XXIV Documents

Here you will find presentations, homework, and other materials when available.

LBLA Class XXIV Schedule

Session 1LBLA Fellow Orientation and Introduction to the Foundation

Session 2 Board Roles and Responsibilities – Nonprofit Board Essentials – Presentation

Session 3 – History of Silicon Valley’s Nonprofit Sector

Session 4Financial Responsibilities

Session 5 Boards in Action – Presentation

Boards in Action – Case Studies


1. Review the material from Boards Roles and Responsibilities session (5 – 20 minutes)

2. Read the case studies and make some notes for yourself that you can bring to the discussion (10-30 minutes)

A few follow up items from our Boards in Action session.

1 – Continue to add your questions or comments in the google doc.  Nelson will do his best to respond to them in comments.

2 – For some independent study, read and reflect on case study #3 and #4.  Add your comments and questions in the google doc as well

3 – See the link for a list of useful resources Nelson compiled including a link to a board toolkit 

Board Resources.docx

Session 6 – How to Choose the Perfect Nonprofit & The Nonprofit Board Member Experience

Getting Ready to Choose a Nonprofit Board – Presentation

Prework from Nelson

Complete the reflection activity – Click here for the pdf and click here for the Word doc. (5 – 15 minutes)

Session 7 – Board’s Role in Sustainability – Presentation

Prework from Nelson

Please approach your pre-work as though you are preparing for a board meeting (remember your Duty of Care). 

  • Review your notes and info from Session 4 on finance  (10-30 minutes)
  • Read and take down notes on this sustainability case study (10 – 30 minutes)
  • Review the slides from the Boards in Action and Boards Roles and Responsibility session. (10 – 30 minutes)

Follow up from previous 2 weeks.
Nelson will  add comments to the case study headlines document.  Also, there are two more case studies that you can review and add your questions or notes.  Nelson will comment on them as well.  Please add any additional thoughts.

Follow up Resources from last session can be found here 

Click here for a copy of questions to ask nonprofits and boards during recruitment. 

Session 8 – Fundraising Responsibilities – Presentation

AAA Opportunity Check List – Please have this available to discuss in class

Session 9 – Personal Branding HOMEWORK

Take Charge of Your Brand – Workbook, please have this open during the session.

Please click here for the assignment/assessment – Have this ready to discuss during the session.

Read the instructions carefully.

*This survey will be discussed and reviewed during the personal branding workshop.

If you don’t complete this assignment, you will not maximize the workshop experience and learning.

Session 10 – Board Match Night

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