We use stories as our starting point – they create a shared experience for everyone in the room and help us exercise our empathy. From there, we facilitate discussions, lead interactive exercises, and push participants to move away from trying to win arguments and work toward gaining a deeper understanding of complex issues.
We understand that each organization we work with faces unique challenges, which means there’s no one-size-fits-all diversity, equity, and inclusion solution. That’s why we work with our clients to build new content and workshops customized to match your timeline, budget, and objectives.
Some of our recent sessions include:
WAS IT SOMETHING I SAID?
This workshop gives participants tactical tools they can use to make difficult conversations easier, and the techniques we share apply to every relationship we have. More than a few participants have stated this workshop did as much for them at home as it did at work. Us, too! With a few laughs along the way and some private moments of truthful reflection, our PML master facilitators will give participants a step-by-step roadmap of and opportunity to practice what to do and say when you have offended someone in your community, and when someone has offended you.
THE US IS RACIST
We all know it. So what are we going to do about it? We try to talk with family members, friends, and colleagues but are we really helping solve the problem, or are we making it worse? There’s no easy way to do this, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t start somewhere. In this interactive session, filmmaker-educator-activists André Robert Lee & Catherine Wigginton Greene will share the savvy communication techniques they’ve learned from traveling with their film, “I’m Not Racist…Am I?” and leading hundreds of anti racism workshops in communities across the U.S. They’ll guide audience members on how to engage in productive dialogue and then help them build a distinct action plan. We can all get better at having tough conversations, so let’s get to it.