Workshops and Talks

Workshops and talks are individually designed to meet the needs of the client.  These topics are just some of the issues that can be addressed.  They can also be combined into longer sessions.

Understanding Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice
These programs are useful for all kinds of groups and individuals to raise awareness and deepen knowledge about differences and social inequities
  • Understanding and Addressing Microaggressions
  • Cultural Competence for Social Justice (or Equity and Inclusion): Awareness, Knowledge and Skills for Equity and Inclusion
  • Introduction to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and 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.
  • What Do I Say Now?: Responding to Microaggressions and Biased Comments
  • Overcoming Unconscious Bias in Hiring
  • Applying an Equity Lens
  • What Does it Mean to Be an Ally/Allyship?
  • Motivating People from Privileged Groups to Support Social Justice Efforts