Diversity and Equity – Three Part Series
are REQUIRED TO ATTEND ALL TRAININGS in the series and complete
assignments in between trainings.
By registering for this training, you are
committing to all training session dates.
Diversity and Equity – Part 1
Diversity and Equity – Going Deeper- Part 2
and Equity – Facilitating Critical Conversations- Part 3
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 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
and emotional safety are promoted