Multi Class Course
Times are changing and being aware of and taking action towards promoting anti-racism practices will be what makes a difference in the success of future businesses and organizations. Leaders are juggling lots of issues but putting first a company or team's culture is critical for success and meaningful work.
In this course, we will delve deeper into the topic of equity and access and unpacking the terms around anti-racism and decolonization. We will use Randall Lindsey et al's work around Cultural Proficiency to better understand our own roles in our groups to promote a more just and inclusive culture that supports everyone from a core understanding of equality and humanity.
Session 1 will focus on unpacking key terms, breaking down some of the headlines, and considering the different perspectives/ roles media plays.
In session 2 we will build our own understanding of our identity, our role, and sphere of influence. Between sessions 2 and 3 you will be asked to observe your setting and begin to identify actions that are impacting an inclusive culture.
In session 3 we will unpack the observations of the group and identify ways to take action in a positive, anti-racist approach.
To be successful in this course participants need to be willing to be open and willing to confront their own biases. The goal of the course is for participants to have a heightened sense of awareness and tools to build a positive, inclusive culture.
This course will begin one's journey on self-identity and recognizing one's role and impact of one's actions, or lack of action. It might be a challenge; the course will give you tools to address anti-racism from an enlightened approach founded in research. Be prepared to engage actively and honestly and have a clear understanding of what you hope to learn from the course.
Mara has over 25 years of experience in education and 20 years in leadership roles. Academically she holds a PhD in Urban Leadership, Masters in Education, and a BA in Politics. Professionally she has lead teams of school leaders along with leading her own schools for over 15 years. She was trained by Dr. Randall Lindsey in Cultural Proficiency and has applied her learning in her practice. Most recently she leads a teacher training program in the UK and now is working with other non-profits with writing their school leader training modules. This is a topic she believes firmly in and believes everyone deserves work and learning environments that support understanding, equity, and access for everyone equally.
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