Racism in the Work Place: Recognition & Disruption Tactics
Below is one of the webinars included with a membership to the Nova Scotia Career Development Association.
Use this link to learn more about the membership options: https://nscda.ca/membership/
Individual membership is 155.00 for the year.
Join Tonya Paris for this 70 min Lecture & Engagement Workshop which Includes: Facilitator Q/A, Participant Self-Reflection Action Assignment, Group Case Studies
Key Learning Out Comes
Recognizing Racism in the Modern Workplace
Transforming the workplace has to be about more than just the diversity of our entry-level employees. Learning to recognize the types/forms/expressions of racism that can infect an office culture & paying special attention to focus on the upward mobility of diverse employees within every level of our organizations is a huge call to action that leads to greater success.
Micro Aggressions and Implicit Bias
Micro Aggressions are small behaviors, that further marginalize minority groups. These can range from insensitive comments, inappropriate jokes, or behaviors that communicate some sort of bias against a demographic of people. This is not limited to the boundaries of race, but also includes, gender, age, sexual orientation, and other unique markers of individuality. Learning to recognize the presence of implicit bias and microaggressions disrupts discrimination for everyone. Bystander Intervention: Empowering Allyship in the Workplace People leave managers, not companies. If they’re engaged in micro-aggressions, leading with bias, or perpetuating unfairness, employees will get fed up and leave. More often than not, there are witnesses to the incidents building to this breakdown of trust & safety, who do not know what they can do to help. This section breaks down 7 key steps individuals can take.
Exploring What Happens Next So often after attending a training of this nature, folks are left wondering what happens next. The Self-Reflection Action Assignment allows for folks to take stock of what’s in their “toolbox” and form a greater understanding of what as individuals they feel empowered to do.
Tonya Paris, also known as Sam’Gwan, is an established Mi’kmaq & Afro Nova Scotia artist-activist based in Halifax, Nova Scotia; which rests upon the unceded traditional Mi’kmaq territory. Over the past 5 years Sam’Gwan, has had several art exhibitions and installations within the community. Most notably her contributions to the Dalhousie University Architectural Building, The Nova Scotia QEII Mental Health Unit, and in 2017 when she placed bronze as Visual Artist of the Year, by the Halifax Coast. In 2019 she was invited to be a guest speaker at York University & The University of Miguel, for her work with the Proclaiming Our Roots, Archive Project. Passionate about empowering others, she is a regular collaborator with the Mi’kmaq friendship centre, and is known throughout the community for her commitment to seeing positive change.
This webinar is available to members of the Nova Scotia Career Development Association.
Use this link to learn more about memberships options: https://nscda.ca/membership/
This is a VIRTUAL EVENT!
Date: Thursday, September 7, 2023
Time: 1: 00 pm- 3: 00 pm (ADT)
Use this link to register for this event: https://nscda.ca/training-calendar/
- Language: English
- Timezone: America/New_York
- Date: Sep 07 2023
- Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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