– Sounds True Presents –
Part 1: Wed. 6/24/20 at 8pm ET|5pm PT
Part 2: Wed. 7/01/20 at 8pm ET|5pm PT
Part 3: Wed. 7/08/20 at 8pm ET|5pm PT
How do we begin to heal racism?
According to Dr. Tiffany Jana, one of the leading educators in diversity, equity, and inclusion, healing happens through “concentric circles of care.” We begin with ourselves, by reckoning with our own shadows and our own culpability in systems of oppression. And that’s step one.
We then need to extend ourselves and engage in our families and neighborhoods, in our workplaces, and in our communities—and to commit to acting on our newfound awareness. As Dr. Jana says, if we’re doing this right, it will be uncomfortable … and that’s a necessary part of the process.
And then we need to extend even further—to move out of our “silos” and create a matrix of unity around the world.
With “Healing Racism,” Dr. Jana will be leading us in a three-part webinar series, offered for free by Sounds True, beginning Wednesday, June 24, at 8 pm ET | 5 pm PT. In conversation with Sounds True founder Tami Simon, Dr. Jana will discuss:
“We have the opportunity to reshape the world we live in with mindful intention toward inclusion and justice,” teaches Dr. Jana. We need brave hearts right now to do this work, and to deeply engage with ourselves, our communities, and the world. This is our journey to walk together. Please come join us.
Dr. Tiffany Jana [they/them] is a leading DEI educator and a non-binary Awareness Artist. Dr. Jana is the coauthor of the books Overcoming Bias, Erasing Institutional Bias, and Subtle Acts of Exclusion. They are the founder of TMI Consulting, Inc., the world’s first diversity-focused Certified Benefit Corporation. Dr. Jana has been featured in numerous publications and media including Fast Company, the New York Times, and Forbes for their work on diversity, equity, empowerment, and inclusion. They’ve done a TEDx on privilege and were named one of the Top 100 Leadership Speakers by Inc.com.
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