Training and Webinars 2021

2021 Training and Webinars

A comprehensive slate of webinars, workshops and public policy opportunities – all in a virtual format. We are committed to providing timely, relevant training to all of our Network members and subgrantees, while providing easy and safe access to that training.

The 2021 event lineup includes our signature programs:
-Leadership Webinar Series
-Community Development Workshops
-Summer in the States: Public Policy Advocacy
-Latino Economic Policy Summit: Leading America’s Recovery


Leadership‌ ‌Webinar‌ ‌Series‌

Registration: Free

Resilient Leadership in Times of Uncertainty

April 22, 2021 | 2:00PM CT

The first webinar of this series offers real-life scenarios and best practices from subgrantees in the NALCAB Network on guiding organizations through the challenges resulting from COVID-19. Click here to view the webinar recording.

Latino Leaders in Action: Impact & Testimonials from NALCAB Pete Garcia Fellowship Alumni

July 29, 2021 | 2:00PM CT

Hear from Pete Garcia Fellowship Alumni about what they learned and gained from their Fellowship experiences. Click here to view the webinar recording.

¡Viva La Mujer! Women in Leadership

September 9, 2021 | 2:00PM CT

This workshop celebrates “Mujer Power” and features stories of challenges and triumph from our Latina industry leaders. Click here to view the webinar recording (use access code: rR.62&kS)

Community Development Workshops

Free for NALCAB members and subgrantees | $25 for non-members.

Resource Development: Community Economic Development (CED) Grant Program

June 3, 2021 | 2:00PM CT

The Office of Community Services (OCS) offers an annual Community Economic Development (CED) federal grant program open to private, nonprofit organizations for projects that support or expand new and existing businesses with a goal of improving the community and creating jobs for low-income individuals.

This workshop provides a comprehensive overview of the 2021 CED Program and tips on preparing a strong grant application. Click here to view the webinar recording.

NALCAB’s Public Policy Toolkit: Guidance and Resources for Effective Advocacy

June 10, 2021 | 1:00PM CT

Advocacy is a powerful tool for organizations seeking to increase awareness of important issues facing their community and generate support for change. Most often used in the context of public policy, advocacy describes an action or process a group takes to support a cause or proposal.

In this webinar, NALCAB provides tools, resources, and advice on how to effectively develop your own advocacy campaigns and influence public policy change. Click here to view the webinar recording.

Outcome Tracking: Using Data to Measure Results and Impact

July 22, 2021 | 1:00PM CT

Tracking impact over time can be difficult for nonprofits. One effective way to get started is to identify who are you serving, what are you doing, and what change you’re trying to facilitate for your clients.

Join us to learn how these questions guide data system implementation for an effective evaluation framework as your organization’s data capacity grows. Click here to view recording.

Why Financial Capability Matters to your Programs?

September 23, 2021 | 1:00PM

The ultimate goal of asset-building work is to create wealth, ownership and power. In this interactive workshop you will learn the importance of Financial Capability and how to integrate it into your current programmatic work. Sponsored by Wells Fargo. Click here to view the recording and use access code: 4Cs#$28G

ITIN Services: Resources and Tools

November 4, 2021 | 1:00PM CT

Immigrants are a growing force in the US economy. Yet, this community continues to be underserved.

In this interactive workshop you will learn about available resources and tools to serve ITIN holders in the areas of small business development technical assistance and lending, financial capability, equitable neighborhood development, and policy. Sponsored by Wells Fargo with support from TD Charitable Foundation.

Business Incubators, Commercial Kitchens and Mercados

November 18, 2021 | 1:00PM CT

In this workshop, NALCAB network members will share successful strategies that have been used to develop and operate business incubators, mercados and commercial kitchens around the country.

Join the discussion to learn how these organizations have successfully supported entrepreneurs and helped transform their communities through shared working spaces, access to commercial space, public policy advocacy, and technical assistance. Supported by Kaiser Permanente and funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the US Small Business Administration. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact 

Summer in the States

*NALCAB Members and subgrantees only | Registration: Free

NALCAB’s Annual Public Policy Advocacy event to connect with policymakers and promote federal funding priorities for community and economic development programs as legislators gear up to pass the annual federal budget upon their return to Washington from Summer recess.

Federal Budget: An Annual Opportunity to Advocate for Latino Communities

July 15, 2021 | 2:00PM CT

An overview of the federal budget process and insider tips and best practices for communicating with policymakers.

Summer in the States: Campaign Launch

August 5, 2021 | 2:00PM CT

Join NALCAB for this introductory webinar and subsequent month-long policy campaign as we prepare to take advantage of this opportunity to build support for the federal community development programs that the NALCAB Network- and the communities we serve rely on.

Advocacy Campaign - Throughout August 2021

August 5 – August 31, 2021

Email, call, tweet, post, and meet with your US Senators. Need help setting up a meeting? Contact us at

Latino Economic Policy Summit: Leading America's Recovery

October 6, 2021 | 10:00AM – 2:00PM CT
Registration: Free

NALCAB’s 2nd Annual Latino Economic Policy Summit virtually gathers policymakers and change makers who are breaking barriers to advance the economic mobility of Latinos and rejuvenate our economy. Our featured keynote speaker is US Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Chair of the House Financial Services Committee and outspoken advocate for economic and social equity.

Featuring sessions from elected officials, industry experts, national leaders and influencers shaping the future and paving the way for Latinos to lead in this nation’s post pandemic recovery and beyond.

CLICK HERE to watch the recording 0n Facebook 

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