A virtual series featuring
over 50 learning experiences
to support racial justice culture change

August 5–November 20, 2020 | Zoom | Pacific time

What does it take to truly de-center white dominant culture in our organizations and build an inclusive culture, paired with practices that lead to equitable outcomes?

Research-based theory
Hands-on strategies
Experiential activities
Trauma-informed practices
Relational, healing-centered approach

Based on over 15 years of organizational consulting work, Be the Change Consulting has produced a comprehensive package to help organizational teams get the information, inspiration, and practical guidance they need to build a better workplace.

Skill-building Sections with 16 Trainings
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Build a Culture of Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

A race-based affinity group section to support staff to understand the role racial identities play in their organizational experiences, and prepare for integrated work for ALL STAFF.

Narrating our Journeys of Race and Culture

In this session, we will unpack a three-part framework that describes the journeys we walk to disentangle ourselves from institutionalized racism.
Monday, August 17, 2020 1:30 - 3:30 pm

White Allyship

Join us for an insiders conversation on what it means to be white, and the allyship opportunities that we can engage in to contribute to a more just and equitable society.
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 1:30 - 3:30 pm

Unapologetically Black (for Black-Identified Folx)

This session is an opportunity to join other black identified staff to share what it means and what it takes to be black today. Join this circle-type space for connection, support and celebration of black identity.
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 1:30 - 3:30 pm

Calling All (Non-Black) People of Color

In this session we will acknowledge and think actively about how each of our communities distinctly experience racism, as well as the ways Anti-blackness permeates our cultures.
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 1:30 - 3:30 pm

Narrating our Journeys of Race and Culture

In this session, we will unpack a three-part framework that describes the journeys we walk to disentangle ourselves from institutionalized racism.
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 10:00 - 12:00 pm

Unapologetically Black (for Black-Identified Folx)

This session is an opportunity to join other black identified staff to share what it means and what it takes to be black today. Join this circle-type space for connection, support and celebration of black identity.
Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:00 - 12:00 pm

White Allyship

Join us for an insiders conversation on what it means to be white, and the allyship opportunities that we can engage in to contribute to a more just and equitable society.
Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:00 - 12:00 pm

Calling All (Non-Black) People of Color

In this session we will acknowledge and think actively about how each of our communities distinctly experience racism, as well as the ways Anti-blackness permeates our cultures.
Wednesday, September 9, 2020 1:30 - 3:30 pm
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Reimagine Supervision to Integrate Equity & Effectiveness

Four distinct trainings on culturally responsive supervision and team development techniques for MANAGERS.

The Fundamentals of Equitable Employee Development

80% of your budget pays for staff time—staff development is a must! How do we encourage performance, attention to timelines, and results-based thinking without replicating the extractive qualities of dominant culture?
Thursday, August 27, 2020 1:30 - 3:30 pm

The Fundamentals of Equitable Employee Development

80% of your budget pays for staff time—staff development is a must! How do we encourage performance, attention to timelines, and results-based thinking without replicating the extractive qualities of dominant culture?
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 9:30 - 11:30 am

Culturally Responsive Supervision Techniques

In this session, supervisors will reflect on ways to dismantle dominant beliefs about “high performing vs low-performing employees” and translate our Supervision for Equitable Employee Development Framework into practical strategies to integrate culturally responsive techniques.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 1:30 - 3:30 pm

Culturally Responsive Supervision Techniques

In this session, supervisors will reflect on ways to dismantle dominant beliefs about “high performing vs low-performing employees” and translate our Supervision for Equitable Employee Development Framework into practical strategies to integrate culturally responsive techniques.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 9:30 - 11:30 am

Identifying, Supporting & Working with Trauma

In this session, we will discuss brain science on how the presence of the stress hormone cortisol- impacts one's cognitive functioning ability.
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 9:30 - 11:30 am

Identifying, Supporting & Working with Trauma

In this session, we will discuss brain science on how the presence of the stress hormone cortisol- impacts one's cognitive functioning ability.
Friday, October 23, 2020 1:30 - 3:30 pm

Promoting Staff Wellness & Resiliency

In this session, learn healing-centred strategies to support the staff you supervise to identify points of stress and tension at work and design tailored practices to meet their organizational goals in a sustainable way.
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 9:30 - 11:30 am

Promoting Staff Wellness & Resiliency

In this session, learn healing-centred strategies to support the staff you supervise to identify points of stress and tension at work and design tailored practices to meet their organizational goals in a sustainable way.
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 1:30 - 3:30 pm
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Build Power Through Meeting Facilitation

Four distinct trainings on inclusive virtual facilitation for ALL STAFF.

Facilitation as a Practice for Equity, Inclusion, and Power-Sharing

In this session, participants will learn the Be the Change methodology of layering group development principles with agenda design strategies and build the confidence and skills to hold process goals along with session outcomes.
Tuesday, September 8, 2020 1:30 - 3:30 pm

Facilitation as a Practice for Equity, Inclusion, and Power-Sharing

In this session, participants will learn the Be the Change methodology of layering group development principles with agenda design strategies and build the confidence and skills to hold process goals along with session outcomes.
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 10:00 - 12:00 pm

Holding and Sharing Space in Meeting Facilitation

In this session, we will learn strategies to deepen relational trust amongst your team members, visibilize how to support various learning styles, and design meeting agreements that will allow for more transparency and inclusion.
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 1:30 - 3:30 pm

Holding and Sharing Space in Meeting Facilitation

In this session, we will learn strategies to deepen relational trust amongst your team members, visibilize how to support various learning styles, and design meeting agreements that will allow for more transparency and inclusion.
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 10:00 - 12:00 pm

Increase Access through Graphic Facilitation

In this session, we will explore graphic facilitation strategies to enhance meetings. Strategic graphics help people retain information, get curious and excited about your message, and help lead groups and individuals towards a goal.
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 10:00 - 12:00 pm

Increase Access through Graphic Facilitation

In this session, we will explore graphic facilitation strategies to enhance meetings. Strategic graphics help people retain information, get curious and excited about your message, and help lead groups and individuals towards a goal.
Friday, October 16, 2020 1:30 - 3:30 pm

Strategies for Virtual Collaboration

In this session, participants will learn how to use a range of simple online tools like google docs and slides to slightly advanced tools such as MURAL to gather team feedback, integrate collaborative brainstorming and support transparent planning.
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 1:30 - 3:30 pm

Strategies for Virtual Collaboration

In this session, participants will learn how to use a range of simple online tools like google docs and slides to slightly advanced tools such as MURAL to gather team feedback, integrate collaborative brainstorming and support transparent planning.
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 10:00 - 12:00 pm
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Activate Yourself

To deepen one’s own awareness of leadership styles, approaches to decision-making, conflict resolution skills, and navigating feedback for NON-MANAGEMENT STAFF.

Activate Influence: Confronting Imposter Syndrome

Developing an Antiracist organizational culture requires the deep inner work to confront imposter syndrome in ones own self-talk, and visibilize the common trajectory of learning most people face.
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 1:30 - 3:30 pm

Activate Influence: Confronting Imposter Syndrome

Developing an Antiracist organizational culture requires the deep inner work to confront imposter syndrome in ones own self-talk, and visibilize the common trajectory of learning most people face.
Friday, September 11, 2020 9:30 - 11:30 am

Activate Awareness: Giving and Receiving Feedback

Inviting, intuiting and receiving feedback is a critical muscle that an organization must develop in the journey towards Antiracism. By strengthening the muscle of both giving and receiving feedback, we grow our influence.
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 1:30 - 3:30 pm

Activate Awareness: Giving and Receiving Feedback

Inviting, intuiting and receiving feedback is a critical muscle that an organization must develop in the journey towards Antiracism. By strengthening the muscle of both giving and receiving feedback, we grow our influence.
Thursday, September 24, 2020 9:30 - 11:30 am

Activate Voice: Leaning into Conflict

In this session, participants will reflect on how their upbringing informs how they respond and react to conflict in the workplace, unpack how a victim-mindset may take over when the conflict overlaps with positional power differences, consider how to self-coach oneself to identify and articulate core unmet needs, and design requests to resolve tension.
Thursday, October 1, 2020 1:30 - 3:30 pm

Activate Voice: Leaning into Conflict

In this session, participants will reflect on how their upbringing informs how they respond and react to conflict in the workplace, unpack how a victim-mindset may take over when the conflict overlaps with positional power differences, consider how to self-coach oneself to identify and articulate core unmet needs, and design requests to resolve tension.
Friday, October 2, 2020 9:30 - 11:30 am

Activate Leadership: Approaches to Decision-Making

In this session, participants will learn four approaches to decision-making, identify how to work with those whose decision-making styles differ from their own, and analyze how team dynamics play out given the various styles of their own team members.
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:30 - 11:30 am

Activate Leadership: Approaches to Decision-Making

In this session, participants will learn four approaches to decision-making, identify how to work with those whose decision-making styles differ from their own, and analyze how team dynamics play out given the various styles of their own team members.
Thursday, October 29, 2020 1:30 - 3:30 pm
36 Resiliency Sessions
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Cultivate Resiliency and Avoid Burnout

A biweekly, 45-minute wellness session for ALL STAFF.

Guided Visualization

Guided imagery is a mind-body intervention that can help you focus the imagination in proactive, positive ways.
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 8:00 - 8:45 am

Guided Visualization for Black People

Calling all Black People! Guided imagery is a mind-body intervention that can help you focus the imagination in proactive, positive ways. This session will largely mirror the all identities session, with special twists to deepen community and connection as folx of color.
Thursday, August 13, 2020 9:00 - 9:45 am

Movement for Meditation for LGBTQ- Hand on Heart

Calling all LGBTQ! A series of stretches, postures and breath practices to prepare you for seated meditation practice. Physical practice will be followed by a gently guided meditation session. A calming and rejuvenating practice for any time of day. This session will largely mirror the all identities session which follows, with special twists to deepen […]
Thursday, August 20, 2020 8:00 - 8:45 am
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Movement for Meditation - Hand on Heart

A series of stretches, postures and breath practices to prepare you for seated meditation practice. Physical practice will be followed by a gently guided meditation session. A calming and rejuvenating practise for any time of day.
Thursday, August 20, 2020 9:00 - 9:45 am

Acu-Yoga

Come try this self-healing system of exercises combining the two ancient healing systems of Acupressure and Hatha Yoga.
Tuesday, August 25, 2020 9:00 - 9:45 am

Acu-Yoga for People of Color

Come try this self-healing system of exercises combining the two ancient healing systems of Acupressure and Hatha Yoga.
Thursday, August 27, 2020 9:00 - 9:45 am

Expressive Arts for Queer, Non-Binary Trans/Gender Non-Conforming (TGNC)

A guided practise using words, drawings or objects, to create what you may need to facilitate growth and healing to nourish yourself.
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:00 - 9:45 am

Expressive Arts for Black People

A black-sanctuary space! Join us for a guided practice using words, drawings or objects, to create what you may need to facilitate growth and healing to nourish yourself.
Thursday, September 3, 2020 9:00 - 9:45 am

Tension Relief and Integration

Refresh and Rejuvenate through light movement, breathing exercises, & guided relaxation. Attune to the wisdom of your body. Cultivate your inner light, intuition and creativity.
Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:00 - 9:45 am

Tension Relief and Integration for People of Color

Refresh and Rejuvenate through light movement, breathing exercises, & guided relaxation. Attune to the wisdom of your body. Cultivate your inner light, intuition and creativity.
Thursday, September 10, 2020 8:00 - 8:45 am

Tension Relief and Integration for Male Identified Folx

Refresh and Rejuvenate through light movement, breathing exercises, & guided relaxation. Attune to the wisdom of your body. Cultivate your inner light, intuition and creativity.
Thursday, September 10, 2020 9:00 - 9:45 am

Native Sound Healing (Sonoterapia)

Experience a blend of therapeutic movement, invigorating breathing exercises and guided relaxation in preparation for a relaxing inner journey bathed in traditional instrument sounds.
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:00 - 8:45 am

Native Sound Healing (Sonoterapia) for People of Color

Experience a blend of therapeutic movement, invigorating breathing exercises and guided relaxation in preparation for a relaxing inner journey bathed in traditional instrument sounds.
Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:00 - 8:45 am

Expressive Arts - Altar building

A guided practise using words, drawings or objects, to create what you may need to facilitate growth and healing to nourish yourself.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:00 - 8:45 am

Expressive Arts - Altar building for Black and Mixed with Black Folx

A guided practice using words, drawings or objects, to create what you may need to facilitate growth and healing to nourish yourself.
Thursday, September 24, 2020 8:00 - 8:45 am

Martial Movement

Using ancient martial arts wisdom to increase focus, attention and vitality. Experience the energy created and released by these simple powerful movements.
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 5:00 - 5:45 pm

Martial Movement for Women and Trans/Gender Non-Conforming Folx

Using ancient martial arts wisdom to increase focus, attention and vitality. Experience the energy created and released by these simple powerful movements.
Thursday, October 1, 2020 5:00 - 5:45 pm

Anatomical Mapping and Self Massage

We are living and working in challenging times. Some of us are carrying that stress in our bodies. Identify and name specific muscles in the body that may be causing symptomatic muscular pain. Use practical tools to reduce/alleviate said pain. Sections of the body that can be massaged via virtual space: Neck, Shoulders, Upper arm, […]
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 8:00 - 8:45 am

Anatomical Mapping and Self Massage for POC

We are living and working in challenging times. Some of us are carrying that stress in our bodies. Identify and name specific muscles in the body that may be causing symptomatic muscular pain. Use practical tools to reduce/alleviate said pain. Sections of the body that can be massaged via virtual space: Neck, Shoulders, Upper arm, […]
Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:00 - 8:45 am

Resiliency, Reflection and Visioning to Start the Day

A place to come center and root - start your day in a moment of pause, to dream, to visualize, to reflect and tap in. Let's start our morning in a reflective place - together!
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 8:00 - 8:45 am

Resiliency, Reflection and Visioning to Start the Day for Parents and Caregivers

A Parenting and Caregiver Respite! A place to come center and root - start your day in a moment of pause, to dream, to visualize, to reflect and tap in. Let's start our morning in a reflective place - together!
Thursday, October 15, 2020 8:00 - 8:45 am

Chi Gong

Use your energy to empower your healing resilience and creativity
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:00 - 8:45 am

Chi Gong for Elders

A space for Elders! Use your energy to empower your healing resilience and creativity.
Thursday, October 22, 2020 9:00 - 9:45 am

Radical Rest and Rejuvenation

The world may feel stressful, chaotic and overwhelming - taking care of ourselves is how we shift the things we can. Come enjoy a guided journey into radical relaxation and rest.
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:00 - 8:45 am

Radical Rest and Rejuvenation for Black and Indigenous People of Color

A space for BIPOC! The world may feel stressful, chaotic and overwhelming - taking care of ourselves is how we shift the things we can. Come enjoy a guided journey into radical relaxation and rest.
Thursday, October 29, 2020 9:00 - 9:45 am

Expressive Arts

Join us for a guided practice using words, drawings or voice, to create what you may need to facilitate growth and healing to nourish yourself.
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 8:00 - 8:45 am

Expressive Arts for Black Men

A black-sanctuary space! Join us for a guided practice using words, drawings or voice, to create what you may need to facilitate growth and healing to nourish yourself.
Thursday, November 5, 2020 8:00 - 8:45 am

Yoga for Resilience

Come learn how to use simple poses as a powerful tool to practice self acceptance and increase awareness. Learn moves that are easy to follow and yet have been shown to reduce stress and blance moods. No previous yoga experience necessary - all levels welcome!
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 9:00 - 9:45 am

Yoga for Resilience for Black People

An Unapologetically Black Space! Come learn how to use simple poses as a powerful tool to practice self acceptance and increase awareness. Learn moves that are easy to follow and yet have been shown to reduce stress and blance moods. No previous yoga experience necessary - all levels welcome!
Thursday, November 12, 2020 9:00 - 9:45 am

Resiliency, Reflection and Visioning to Start the Day

A place to come center and root - start your day in a moment of pause, to dream, to visualize, to reflect and tap in. Let's start our morning in a reflective place - together!
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 8:00 - 8:45 am

Resiliency, Reflection and Visioning to Start the Day for Black Women

A space for Black Women! A place to come center and root - start your day in a moment of pause, to dream, to visualize, to reflect and tap in. Let's start our morning in a reflective place - together!
Thursday, November 19, 2020 8:00 - 8:45 am
Organizational Leader Section
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Design Antiracist Organizational Practices

A five-part section for LEADERSHIP TEAMS.

Visibilizing Dominant Culture in Your Organizational Practices

In this session, organizational teams will explore the impact of dominant culture ideals (based on the work of Tema Okun) such as perfectionism, sense of urgency, and individualism in organizational practices.
Friday, August 14, 2020 9:30 - 12:00 pm

Giving & Receiving Authentic Feedback

In this session we will review feedback your leadership team collected in session one, dig into generating examples and specifics of areas of opportunity, and designing transformative practices to test in the coming weeks.
Friday, September 4, 2020 9:30 - 12:00 pm

Becoming an Antiracist Leadership Team

As your team engages in a process to center racial equity in organizational culture, this new North Star must be incorporated into the job descriptions of leadership team members.
Friday, September 25, 2020 9:30 - 12:00 pm

Developing an Antiracist Implementation Plan

This is a bonus session! Work with a BTCC consultant to complete the follow-up action items from the 9/11 session.
Friday, October 9, 2020, Time To Be Decided with Teams

Designing Organizational Strategies for Equity

In this final session it is time to wrap up what has been learned, share out plans, and develop creative strategies for ongoing support as needed.
Friday, November 13, 2020 9:30 - 12:00 pm