2 Boylston St, Boston, MA
We hope you’ll join us for a brown bag networking lunch between 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm before we start our afternoon session, Racial Equity.
Topics: Defining privilege; identifying power influences; levering power positively in community work
Description: This training will provide participants with an opportunity to examine critical questions about their personal relationship with power and privilege. What is privilege? How does it manifest in relational and professional dynamics? How do we leverage power, knowingly or unknowingly, to influence conflict or negotiate situations? This training will help facilitate an exploration of self-identity and how to build on that self-awareness to help set the tone for positive professional relationships and work in the broader community. This training will also discuss how to recognize the privilege that some of us hold and use that understanding to empower others and make connections across difference.
Audience: Individuals or teams working towards community health who may be new to discussing power and cultural dynamics in the context of their community work, or those seeking a refresher.
Learning Objectives: Participants completing this training will be able to:
This training addresses the following MA DPH Coalition Criteria: