Philanthropic Redlining: Our Community and a History of Exclusionary Practices
11:30 am - Networking
12:00 pm - Lunch & Program
During this insightful session we hear from experts in our community as we unpack the history of philanthropic underinvestment in communities of color and the long-term repercussions of the practices. We’ll learn what recent data is telling us about the overwhelming success small nonprofits are having in our community. You will learn how to engage with and authentically understand communities of color.
Senior Vice President and Regional Executive, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Nikki is senior vice president and regional executive of the Louisville Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, which covers metro Louisville, southern Indiana and western Kentucky. She is also a member of the Bank’s Management Committee.
As leader of the Branch, she connects the public, business leaders, community bankers, community development organizations, and educators—the groups representing Main Street—to the Fed. The Branch hosts various convenings, where information is collected on a variety of industries in consideration of monetary policy deliberations. The two-way exchange of information allows the Branch to disseminate economic data and related information to key audiences, allowing these audiences to make more informed decisions about their organizations. She also oversees the Branch’s community development and economic education initiatives.
Prior to joining the St. Louis Fed in 2014, Ms. Jackson served as personnel cabinet secretary for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, chief human resources officer for Charter Schools USA, vice chancellor of human resources for Maricopa Community Colleges, and other positions in both the health care and legal fields.
In her positions, she focused on strategic planning, community partnerships, succession planning, recruitment and retention, and labor negotiations. Ms. Jackson earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Hampton University.
Ms. Jackson is deeply involved in the Louisville community and serves on the boards of Greater Louisville Inc., OneWest, the Louisville Regional Airport Authority, the Board of Advisors of University of Louisville’s College of Business and Family Scholar House. She is a member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
In 2018 she was selected to a national list of notable financial executives, The Business Journals’ Influencers: top 100 executives having an impact on business in communities. She has also been honored as Louisville Business First’s “Woman of Influence,” one of “20 People to Know in Banking and Finance,” “Forty Under 40” and recognized as one of the “10 Most Influential Women of Louisville.” In 2015 she authored a chapter in the book Rethinking Human Resources.
Urban Planner and Community Organizer
Josh is a nationally recognized city planner, community organizer, and movement scientist. He began his career doing grassroots organizing around housing, labor, and economic justice issues. He has a B.A. in Political Science from Berea College and a Master of Arts in Urban Planning from the University of Louisville. In 2017 he authored and published the interactive storymap, Redlining Louisville: The History of Race, Class, and Housing in Louisville, KY, which received recognition from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government in its effort to recognize best-in-class data visualizations. He is a pioneer in documenting and exposing how city planning was weaponized as a tool to deny Black people land ownership and access to the accumulation of generational wealth. His work on the history of city planning, inclusive design and equitable development makes him a featured speaker nationally. He is currently working on co-creating equitable development strategies, organizing around anti-gentrification efforts, creating new funding models, and addressing root systems of power to create sustainable social change.
Daryle Unseld, Jr.
Chief Equity Office, Metro United Way
Daryle serves as the Chief Equity Officer for Metro United Way - charged with providing executive leadership, strategy development, planning, execution and accountability for Metro United Way’s focus on internal and external equity, diversity and inclusion.
Prior to his service at Metro United Way, the 11-year U.S. Air Force veteran held positions in Louisville Metro Government and the YMCA of Greater Louisville. Daryle earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Louisville, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Saint Leo University and a Certificate in Nonprofit Executive Leadership from Indiana University.
Daryle is a member of numerous civic and professional organizations including, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc, 100 Black Men of Louisville, the National Black MBA Association, and Louisville Chapter of the NAACP. He currently serves on the governing boards of the West Louisville Performing Arts Academy, Passport Health Foundation and 15,000 Degrees Steering Committee. He was selected as a 2015-16 Association of Black Foundation Executives (ABFE), Connecting Leaders Fellow and is a member of the 2018 Leadership Louisville Bingham Fellows class. He and his wife Cecily are proud parents of two daughters, Jasmyne and Natalia.
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