Navigating Conflicts Across Race and About Race
Organizer: The Conflict Center, The Center for Transformation and Change, Conflict Resolution Month in Colorado and Temple Emanuel
51 Grape St.
All are invited. Participants will receive access to a packet of practical handouts and tools they can use in their ongoing interactions, as well as Kathy Obear's book But I'm Not Racist: Tools for Well-meaning Whites.
There is no fee for the workshop.
The Conflict Center, The Center for Transformation and Change, Conflict Resolution Month in Colorado and Temple Emanuel.
Beth is the Executive Director of The Conflict Center in Denver, a non-profit dedicated to the belief is that we are all called to be peacemakers, whether at home, at school, in congregations, in neighborhoods, at work or in the world. Previously, Beth served as the Director of Training for the National Office of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), overseeing its anti-bias education training across the country. Beth is an accomplished facilitator, consultant and training designer with over 20 years of experience, writing and delivering training programs on a variety of topic related to addressing bias, managing conflict and creating dialogue across differences. www.conflictcenter.org
Kathy, founder and president of The Center for Transformation & Change and Co-Founder of The Social Justice Training Institute (www.sjti.org), has over 30 years of experience as an organizational development consultant and trainer with a special focus on dismantling oppression and creating inclusive organization. Since transitioning out of student affairs in 1987 she has delivered speeches, facilitated training sessions, and consulted to top leaders at hundreds of universities, non-profit organizations and human service agencies across the United States and internationally. Her work is designed to increase the passion, competence, and commitment to create inclusive, socially just environments for all members of the organization. Dr. Obear has facilitated “training of trainers” programs for student affairs professionals, faculty, and student leaders at numerous colleges and universities.
She is regarded as an expert at training leaders and facilitators to navigate difficult dialogues and triggering events. Dr. Obear supports the healing and self-care of practitioners and change agents through her work as a trainer and consultant as well as a certified Life Coach and Executive Coach. Her recent books, “Turn the Tide: Rise above Toxic, Difficult Situations in the Workplace, and But I’m NOT Racist! Tools for Well-Meaning Whites are available on Amazon. (www.drkathyobear.com)