As a white leader, move past discomfort into racial literacy and active allyship to promote strong relationships and cultures of belonging.

This course is designed to look at whiteness as a system of power, and to help white leaders investigate their own racial identity with the attendant unspoken assumptions and behaviours brought into the workplace. You will be guided to lead from a place of self-awareness around race, recognizing the importance of taking an intersectional approach to identity, while also being able to step into your power in constructive ways that promote relationship building and create authentic cultures of belonging.

You will learn:

  • To understand patterns of whiteness and how it plays out in the workplace, including microaggressions, fragility, and privilege;
  • To identify your own emotional reactions when dealing with difficult conversations about race – and how to be more skillful in having these conversations;
  • How to step into power in equitable and transparent ways;
  • Some common mistakes that white leaders make and explore ways to address those mistakes;
  • Where feedback often goes wrong, and practice giving feedback to employees based on performance, not based on bias;
  • How to strengthen your own leadership through feedback on difficult challenges and moments you struggle with as a white leader.

2024 Online Group Course

Format: Two interactive webinars plus additional resources
Length: 
Each webinar = 3 hours

Fee: $300 USD
If price is a barrier, Anima Leadership makes 10% of seats for each course available at a sliding scale. Email courses@animaleadership.com for more information.

October 16 + 23, 2024 | 1-4pm EST Spaces are strictly limited, register soon to guarantee your seat.
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In-House Course

Recommended Format*: Two customized, interactive webinars plus additional resources
Recommended Length*:
 Each webinar = ~3 hours

*Format and Length can be tailored to your organization’s specific needs.

This course is available for on-demand, in-house EDI training.
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