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WORKSHOPS

Safer Space l : LGBTQ 101

Interested in creating inclusive and safe spaces for LGBTQ individuals? This interactive training session provides a foundation of knowledge, awareness, and tools needed to be an effective ally for LGBTQ individuals and those questioning their gender identity and/or sexuality. Topics covered includes unconscious bias, stereotyping, LGBTQ terminology, navigating anti-LGBTQ situations, and best practices to creating inclusive spaces on your campus, workplace or general community. 

Safer Space ll : Dismantling Heterosexism 

Have you completed Safe Zone I and want to further transform your community environment into one that values all relationships and forms of sexual expression? This interactive training session continues the journey of awakening awareness to the heterosexist society we all live in today, and provides tools to actively disrupt heteronormative ideologies. Topics covered includes terminology, identifying heterosexism, reflecting on personal/interpersonal experiences, and strategies for addressing/combating heterosexism.  

Diversity 101 : Discussing Identity, Power and Privilege 

While diversity can enrich and strengthen an environment, it can also lead to exclusive and hurtful behaviors stemming from a lack of knowledge, along with unconscious bias, stereotypes and intolerance. This interactive workshop provides a space for productive dialogue around issues of diversity and the role of identity in social relationships, both on a micro (individual) and macro (communal) level -- creating a foundational and historical context around the politics of identity and the dynamics of power and privilege to help build greater self-awareness.

Let's Talk About PrEP

HIV/AIDS continues to disproportionately impact communities of color, gay and bisexual men, and transgender women. The face of the epidemic is changing, and our response must change with it. This interactive workshop provides space to openly discuss pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in the HIV prevention world, and how it affects various communities. Topics covered includes common barriers for the uptake and adherence of PrEP, common myths and stereotypes, and the negative effects these barriers have on people of color and transgender-identified populations. Participating in this workshop will enable participants  to share their own stories, allow for the initial conversations around collaboration, and ensure a space to develop a set of tools to discuss PrEP with peers and colleagues.

NOTE: These workshops can be tailored to meet the specific needs of the intended audience. Workshops are suitable for students, paraprofessionals, and professionals at all levels of experience. ÉduQue|e|r Trainings is available for non-profit organizations, educational institutions and corporate entities. 

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TRAIN THE TRAINERS

Thinking about forming a group of social justice advocates to facilitate workshops on your campus or in your community? This training session will help to develop confident, knowledgeable and effective facilitators, who can establish sustainable social justice oriented programs within their community. This interactive training session includes activities, small group discussions and opportunities for role playing/practicing facilitation skills. 


PANELIST

Organizing a panel of educators, advocates and scholars? As a Black queer higher education professional and social justice advocate, I would make a great addition for any conversations covering the following topics: sexuality, gender identity, race, class, allyship, HIV/AIDS prevention, educational barriers for underrepresented populations and many more ...


KEY NOTE ADDRESS

Past audiences have described me as energetic, congenial, authentic and engaging. If you are looking for a keynote speaker who can connect with your audience through personal narratives and vulnerability, then be sure to consider me for your next event. 


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