What divides us pales in comparison to what unites us. ~Edward Kennedy
131 Leading for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in County Government
This two day course focuses on changing policy and practices in county government through an equity, diversity, and inclusion lens. The course explores a systemic framework developed around structural changes to address complex issues of inequities that impact communities across counties.
Participants will have the opportunity to engage in self-reflection, content exploration, and learn how to apply research based best practices to address internal and external inequities across the county.
- The impact of historical politics and public education on underserved or vulnerable communities
- Key terms related to DEI (diversity, equity, inclusion, implicit bias, stereotypes, oppression, institutional racism)
- Cultural Proficiency Framework
Instructor: Nicole Anderson is founder and CEO of Nicole Anderson and Associates Consulting, LLC. Nicole has served as a developer and facilitator of professional learning services as well as an advocate for educational equity work in numerous ways around the nation.
Session I: June 4, 2021
Session II: June 18, 2021