Moving Beyond Diversity to Inclusion
Thursday, October 20, 2016
10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Presented by: Trina Jackson
Fee: $109* (full-day, lunch is included)
How do organizations create an environment where people feel they can actively participate, where their contributions are respected and valued? This workshop is about taking that next step toward moving beyond the individualism of diversity to the systemic and cultural change needed to build inclusive organizations.
Learning Strategies and Skills Needed to Build an Inclusive Organizational Culture
Sharing of best practices on how to move from representation to inclusion
Understanding the role of implicit bias and impact on leadership, hiring, staffing and decision-making
Learning to have courageous conversations about race
The role of intentionality: orientation to an inclusive culture that is self-perpetuating through organizational systems, policies, and practices
What do commitment and leadership look like throughout this long process?
Developing awareness about white dominant cultural norms and bias against people of color
Differentiating between diversity and inclusion
Understanding power and privilege
Defining institutional racism and its manifestations within an organization
Creating safe spaces for courageous and difficult conversations about race
The role of leadership in commitment to inclusion
Allowing for the co-creation of ideas