Hike it Baby

Towards a Diverse, Equitable and Inclusive Organization

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS

Part I: An Introduction to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

In Part I of the workshop, participants reflect on three questions: who am I? How am I seeing? What am I missing? Through interactive activities, participants examine the dimensions of social identity, social location and intersectionality. At the individual level, participants examine how unconscious bias and microaggressions are barriers to equity, diversity and inclusion. At the organizational level, they explore how historical and organized systems of oppression have evolved. They discuss the impact of institutional bias and macroaggressions on equity-deserving groups.

Part II: Fostering a Diverse, Equitable and Inclusive Organization

In Part II of the workshop, participants examine the meaning of anti-oppression and how to embed anti-oppressive knowledge, language, policies and practices across the organization. Participants explore the meaning of equity and what it means to achieve an equitable and inclusive organization. Through interactive discussions, participants learn strategies to recruit and retain diverse families and ambassadors, and how to embed equity and inclusion throughout the organization. 

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DATES

September 2021

Workshop 1: September 14

1:00 - 3:00 PM ET

Workshop 2: September 22

1:00 - 3:00 PM ET

Workshop learning objectives

LEARN 1

Terminology related to equity, diversity and inclusion.

LEARN 3

Identify and respond to microaggressions and macroaggressions.

LEARN 2

Identify barriers to equity, diversity and inclusion.

LEARN 4

Strategies to foster an equitable and diverse non-profit organization.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the first session, participants will have a deeper understanding of social identity and location and why intersectionality matters. They will be able to identify individual and institutional barriers to equity, diversity and inclusion and the impact of these barriers on equity-deserving individuals and communities.  

 

At the end of the second session, participants will have a deeper understanding of equity, diversity and inclusion. They will have developed strategies to support EDI initiatives specific to Hike it Baby.