Championing Diversity and Equity – Part 1
Participants are REQUIRED TO ATTEND all TRAININGS in the series and complete assignments in between trainings.
Please note the following dates for each module: By registering for this training, you are committing to all three dates.
- Championing Diversity and Equity – Part 1 (February 3 , 2021; 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
- Championing Diversity and Equity – Going Deeper – Part 2 (February 17, 2021; 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
- Championing Diversity and Equity – Facilitating Critical Conversations- Part 3 (March 3, 2021; 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
Would you like to learn more about what it means to champion diversity and equity in your OST program and facilitate critical conversations with youth around these topics?
In this training series, participants will define diversity, equity and inclusion and learn the relationship between implicit bias, microaggressions, and stereotypes and how these affect the overall culture of OST programs.
Participants will plan specific strategies to promote acceptance of and respect for diversity and create plans to increase equity in their OST programs for all youth regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation or ability level.
Championing Diversity and Equity–Part 1
Define diversity, equity and inclusion and compare the differences between these concepts
Identify implicit biases in order to increase equity in out-of-school time programs
Explore concepts of sexual orientation and gender expression as it relates to inclusion
Championing Diversity and Equity–Going Deeper-Part 2
Define implicit bias and microaggressions and give examples of these concepts in action
Examine the interrelationship of bias, microaggressions, and stereotypes.
Integrate specific strategies to support diversity, inclusion and equity in your OST program
Championing Diversity and Equity–Facilitating Critical Conversations-Part 3
Explain how to facilitate discussions with youth about diversity, equity and justice topics
Select and implement strategies that help youth communicate about critical topics
Prepare a plan to create emotional safety and facilitate anti-bias conversations in the OST space
Core Competencies Addressed
Core Knowledge Area – Interaction with Children and Youth
5.B: Respect and honor cultural and human diversity – Entry Level, Level 1
B1 and B2: Interact in a manner that reflects self respect and respect for others
Primary QIS Scales Addressed
I-A: Psychological and emotional safety are promoted
9:00 am - 12:00 pm