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Sustainable CT Virtual Equity Training Series: Winter 2024

February 01, 2024 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
February 29, 2024 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
March 21, 2024 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

This free, three-part, virtual equity workshop series provides a comprehensive framework of racial equity, diversity, and inclusion. Attendance at all three sessions is required. Sessions run 10:00 am – 12:00 pm on: February 1, February 29, and March 21. Content will be geared to help Sustainability Teams integrate equity considerations into their Sustainable CT initiatives. Who should attend? Sustainability Team members (elected officials, municipal staff, commissioners, volunteers) in registered Sustainable CT communities. Attendance is capped at 35. This will be a live training and will not be recorded. Please only sign up if you intend to participate for the duration of each session.

Attendees will participate in three different workshops:

Be READI©: Next Steps in Municipal Transformation (February 1): This workshop will guide municipal leaders through advanced strategies for integrating diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) into their core functions and services. Participants will delve deeper into the transformational aspects of Belonging, relevant equity, access, accountability diversity, and inclusion, with a focus on case studies, data-driven decision-making, and policy development for sustained impact.

Anti-Racism in Action: Moving Beyond Awareness (February 29): Moving beyond awareness elevating the conversation from awareness to action, this workshop empowers municipal leaders to implement anti-racism initiatives. By examining successful models and identifying common obstacles, participants will learn how to enact change through policy, advocacy, and community mobilization. This session provides a roadmap for turning anti-racist principles into tangible improvements in municipal governance.

Facilitating Race Dialogues: Advanced Techniques for Leaders (March 21): This workshop takes the art of conversation to the next level, offering advanced techniques for leaders to facilitate dialogues on race. The focus will be on managing complex dynamics, navigating sensitive topics, and using conversational frameworks that promote deeper understanding and collective progress.

This webinar is eligible for Certified Connecticut Municipal Official (CCMO) professional development credit from the CT Conference of Municipalities.

Event Type: Webinar
Event Category: Sustainable CT Event, with Eligibility to Earn Points

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