*We will announce new dates and times soon.
Description— This is a Full Day Offering Part 1 & Part 2
The Cross-Cultural Conversations Council invites community members to attend this important training to learn about, uncover, and address systemic racism, biases and barriers for our community members.
Through self-assessment and facilitated activities, participants gain increased understanding of their personal background and perspective on the implications of how their experience affects how they think and react to others from different backgrounds.
Organizations discover the value of practicing a more open and inclusive mindset into day-to-day operations
Session Agenda Part One-
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
"Cross-Cultural Conversations, Part I: Striving toward Improved Sensitivity in Communication and Clearer Understanding of the Effects of Privilege and Unconscious Bias"
· Identify ways to bridge barriers
[12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Break for lunch on your own]
Session Agenda Part Two-
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
“Cross-Cultural Conversations, Part II: Steps to Overcoming Barriers"
· Using tools to enhance communication and understanding
Having a better understanding of ourselves, our colleagues, and our clientele will lead to more cohesion and greater effectiveness in our interactions. With improved communication and understanding, staff will be better equipped to adjust expectations and connect in a more productive manner with others.
**Costs - Special Introductory Offer - costs waived!
$10 for Session One or Two
Thank you to the generous sponsors who have made this workshop available:
CCC is committed to delivering high quality, professional development opportunities. This refund and cancellation policy accommodates the minimum time required to prepare for workshops and training's -including the cost of materials, content development, food and refreshments if applicable, and room accommodations.
As a nonprofit, we keep the fees for programs as low as possible. Absorbing the cost of late cancellations would ultimately increase the price of Cross-Cultural Conversations programs.
A registrant who provides notice more than 48 hours before the start of the session will automatically receive a check refund or credit to be used exclusively for a CCC workshop. No cash refunds will be given.
No credits will be issued with less than a 48 hour notice.
CCC reserves the right to cancel any workshop. If a cancellation occurs, registrants will receive a full refund or a credit towards another CCC workshop.
If you need assistance with a cancellation or a change in your registration, or if you are interested in bringing this important work to your organization, please email Tracey@NonprofNetwork.org or call our office at 517-796-4750.
Keila Kilgore, MA, LPC has been a Health Coach/Educator at Henry Ford Allegiance Health since January 2013 with the It’s Your Life program at Prevention & Community Health. She earned her teaching degree from Western Michigan University and a Masters in Community Agency Counseling with a K-12 Guidance and Counseling Endorsement from Siena Heights University. Keila is a Licensed Professional Counselor at her private practice with 30 years of experience working with individuals of all ages in behavioral health and education. She also serves as the director for the Xchange Teen Center in Hanover providing a supportive caring environment for those participating.
Keila has extensive training in trauma informed care and assessment, experience as a member of Critical Incident Stress Management teams and is active on the Cross-Cultural Conversations Council in the Jackson Community. Keila’s passion is to learn and help others focus on understanding how life’s experiences can impact our overall health while encouraging awareness, knowledge, identification and utilization of resources to help build resilience.
Emma is part of the Administration support, Spanish interpreter and member of the Child welfare Anti-racism Team for The Department of Health and Human Services in Jackson County. Her role assisting clients allows her to relate effectively with people from different ethnic backgrounds and cultures.
Emma’s mission inspires and supports Diversity, Equity and Inclusion through all her functions in the Department and the community.
As an Economist, she believes that discrimination can lead to an inefficient economy. For this reason, she believes working on recognizing, appreciating and valuing individual differences will build a stronger and more efficient community.
Emma has a bachelor’s degree in Economics with a specialty in Finance. She is also, a facilitator and student of Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-racism workshops. The most recent one she attended is ERACCE (Eliminating Racism and Creating/Celebrating Equity).
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