Leaders for a Just Society

Leaders for a Just Society is a six-week, online professional learning opportunity designed for public workers and educators, including support personnel.  Trainers and participants will work together to explore the role of equity in public service and review tools to implement equitable practices in workplaces and classrooms. Through discussion and reflection, participants will develop their own goals and actions steps to make their workplace practice more just and fair.

We will meet on Wednesdays from 5:30 - 6:30 February 10th - March 17th via zoom.

 

Session Descriptions:

February 10, 2021 - Defining Equity - participants will have a better understanding of the definition of equity and the connections between equity and a just society.

February 17, 2021 Equity as Mindful Practice - This session focuses on the skills behind equitable practices, empowering each member to implement a goal to build equity in the workplace. 

February 24, 2021 Exploring Privilege - All members will have an equitable opportunity to explore and discuss the concepts of privilege and how privilege creates inequity.

March 3, 2021What is Bias? - This session explores the definition of bias and how its prevalence creates injustice.  

March 10, 2021Discussing Implicit Bias- Members will recognize their own bias and how it affects them in society. 

March 17, 2021 Call to Action - In this session, members will understand how to use their voice to advocate for equity and a just society.

 

Register by clicking on the session date.  Renewal units will be offered for each session attended after completion.  Certificate of completion available for attending all six sessions.

 

For additional questions contact Diane Fladmo at [email protected]