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Diversity and Inclusivity: The Benefits and Challenges

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at 12:00 PM until 1:00 PMCentral Standard Time

Recent events have made it clear that practicing diversity and inclusion (D&I) must be a priority for everyone. However, you may feel uncomfortable talking about diversity and/or hesitate to be inclusive of others who are different from you. In this webinar, you will be encouraged to reflect and identify the challenges you encounter when wanting to exercise D&I. Understanding your own difficulties in implementing D&I is key to being able to foster and maintain an inclusive workplace and life. Join us as we explore this topic from a standpoint of “calling in” rather than “calling out.” 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This webinar is appropriate for:
  • Anyone who wants to understand why these conversations are difficult
  • Individuals interested in making their workplace more diverse and inclusive
  • Anyone who wants to learn more about themselves regarding this topic
HOW YOU WILL BENEFIT
By the end of the webinar you will:
  • Recognize the challenges of establishing D&I within the public and private sphere 
  • Learn how to employ non-shaming/non-canceling and compassionate strategies 
  • Examine practical tools to use when establishing D&I in your life 
PRESENTER
Lu Rocha is a bilingual licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) and trauma therapist. For more than twenty years, Lu has worked with community members from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds. She provides services to individuals who have experienced and/or witnessed family and community violence, or who have harmed others. Lu is the founder of Multicultural Consulting Services, a for-profit business dedicated to helping institutions make their services accessible to everyone. As a private practitioner based in Chicago, she is dedicated to addressing trauma from a cultural perspective.


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