Workshops and Talks

All programs are individually designed to meet the specific needs of the client. Workshops are participatory and interactive, emphasizing practical knowledge and skills. Below are some sample topics which can be offered as workshops, keynotes, or talks of various lengths.

Understanding Diversity and Social Justice

These programs are useful for all kinds of groups and individuals to raise awareness and deepen knowledge about differences and social inequalities.

Understanding and Addressing Microaggressions

Cultural Competence for Social Justice (or Equity and Inclusion): Awareness, Knowledge and Skills for Equity and Inclusion

Introduction to Social Justice Concepts

The Dynamics of Power, Privilege and Oppression (multiple or specific forms of oppression,
e.g. racism, sexism, heterosexism)

What Does it Mean to be White?

Implicit Bias (General overview and in relation to hiring or education)

Communication Skills for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Making the Invisible Visible: Exploring and Challenging White Privilege

Intersectionality: Examining the Complexity of Social Identities and Systems of Inequality

“I Don’t See Color….”: How Colorblindness Actually Prevents Racial Equity

Justice Frees Us All: The Costs of Oppression to People from Privileged Groups and the Benefits of Greater Equity

The Joy of Unlearning Privilege/Oppression: What People from Privileged Groups Have to Gain

Racial/Social Identity Development

Working Effectively in Diverse Groups and Teams

Sexual Harassment

Helping Children Grow Up Comfortable and Competent in a Multicultural World--A Workshop for Parents

Educating Others

These programs are useful for faculty, trainers, teachers, group facilitators and other educators

Understanding, Preventing and Addressing Resistance to Social Justice Issues

Educating People from Privileged Groups: Perspectives and Pedagogy

Difficult Dialogues: Facilitating Discussions about Diversity and Social Justice

Creating Equitable and Inclusive Classrooms

Training of Trainers: Designing and Facilitating Workshops

Facilitating Intergroup Dialogue/Action Groups

Creating Individual, Organizational, and Social Change

These programs provide specific tools and strategies to foster equity and inclusion.

Motivating People from Privileged Groups to Support Social Justice Efforts

What Do I Say Now?: Responding to Biased Comments

Overcoming Unconscious Bias in Hiring

What Does it Mean to Be an Ally?

Creating More Equitable Schools and Organizations: Assessments and Tools for Change

Consulting, Facilitating, and Coaching

In addition to talks and trainings, we offer consultations to individuals and organizations. We can assist with facilitating meetings and retreats, addressing conflict and challenging multicultural dynamics, and supporting institutional change. Personal and professional coaching and support is available to individuals working to advance diverity, equity, and inclusion issues. We also offer training design and curriculum development.