PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERIES

 
 
Staying Three Steps Ahead of the Competition

Soup or Salad? Diversity... The Main Entree


In this instructive and inspiring approach to understanding the core values of diversity, participants will gain knowledge that dispels the myth that nurturing diversity is only relevant to underrepresented groups; increase their awareness and appreciation for difference; and, identify the benefits associated with fostering a culture of inclusion.

 

Working With an Increasingly Diverse Population
 

This experiential workshop provides an opportunity for organization leaders and employees to better understand the aspects of growing diversity and to address how these changing demographics can impact organization success. The presenter will share his ingenious methods to improving culture competencies and to enriching the work experience.

 

Building and Sustaining Inclusive Workplace Communities
 

This interactive session will give employers and employees tools to build and sustain a favorable work environment that empowers and enables each individual to become an agent of change. Using their unique styles and leadership qualities to impact change, participants will learn techniques to challenge practices, policies, and behavior that marginalize individuals and groups by working together to find solutions.

 
Staying Three Steps Ahead of the Competition

Soup or Salad? Diversity... The Main Entree


In this instructive and inspiring approach to understanding the core values of diversity, participants will gain knowledge that dispels the myth that nurturing diversity is only relevant to underrepresented groups; increase their awareness and appreciation for difference; and, identify the benefits associated with fostering a culture of inclusion.

 

Working With an Increasingly Diverse Population
 

This experiential workshop provides an opportunity for organization leaders and employees to better understand the aspects of growing diversity and to address how these changing demographics can impact organization success. The presenter will share his ingenious methods to improving culture competencies and to enriching the work experience.

 

Building and Sustaining Inclusive Workplace Communities
 

This interactive session will give employers and employees tools to build and sustain a favorable work environment that empowers and enables each individual to become an agent of change. Using their unique styles and leadership qualities to impact change, participants will learn techniques to challenge practices, policies, and behavior that marginalize individuals and groups by working together to find solutions.

 
Community Development: Imagine the Possibilities

Neighborhood Watch: Engaging Community in Shaping its Future

They are the youth of our past and the adults of our future. This workshop will highlight what is possible when we connect youth to community programs that foster and support their educational, psychological, social, physical, and spiritual development. Participants will receive practical solutions to mobilize change and to obtain support and involvement from community members.

United We Grow-Divided We Fail

This experiential workshop will highlight core elements of creating community partnerships: shared vision, communication, collaboration, collective responsibility, and personal investment. Participants will explore successful strategies and processes that will assist them in working together to vitalize and sustain community.

The Clashing C’s: Class, Culture, and Community

This interactive workshop will address socioeconomic status and how it shapes our sense of who we are. Through lively discussions and exercises, participants will better understand how class intersects other aspects of identity and impacts community development. Participants will also learn what it takes to transform patterns of interaction and discover new ways to solve problems which will encourage a stronger sense of community pride and minimize class division.