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
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
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
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
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.
Friday, October 2, 2020 9:30 - 11:30 am
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
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
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
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