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FREE BDBA MEMBER EDUCATION WORKSHOP SERIES: EQUITY, INCLUSION AND ANTI-RACISM
When: May 18, 2021 8:00 am to 10:00 am
Where:
Various Dates March – July

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FREE workshop series for BDBA members & their staff

The goal of these workshops is to address numerous asks from our Members to help them build their equity, inclusion, and anti-racism capacity. These workshops are designed to create a safe space for BDBA business owners and their staff to have the conversations around race and equity, and to ask those burning questions that will help move you forward in your own understanding. Each session will include a blend of education, practical application, and a Q&A space for participants to learn and ask questions. We encourage you to signup for all five workshops, but it is not mandatory to attend all sessions – each workshop will provide independent learnings.

Session 1: Anti-Racism 101

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021, 8:15am-9:45am

A beginner session to build a baseline understanding of issues and concepts pertaining to racism, anti-Black racism, equity, and inclusion.

Session 2: Understanding Unconscious Bias

Tuesday, April 20th, 2021, 8:15am-9:45am

Learn about key concepts in Unconscious Bias and how this affects customer experiences

Session 3: Building Cultural Competence

Tuesday, May 18th, 2021, 8:15am-9:45am

How to cultivate and grow key cultural competencies to better serve your staff and customers. 

Session 4: Check Your Privilege

Tuesday, June 15th, 2021, 8:15am-9:45am

Deepen your awareness of social location and how your power and privilege play a role in how you advance in society.

Session 5: Allyship in Action

Tuesday, July 13th, 2021, 8:15am-9:45am

Understand what true Allyship looks like, requires, and how to work in solidarity with racialized communities.

Please contact Jaclyn at membership@burlingtondowntown.ca with any questions pertaining to this workshop series.

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