The goal of this Learning Lab is to strengthen your capacities and provide you with
tools and processes to prioritize and utilize equitable practices in your workplace or
Participants will actively challenge societal norms, as well as your
individual status quo, as you seek to fundamentally shift structures, processes and
procedures necessary for producing equity-based outcomes.
During this two-day Learning Lab, you will learn to go deeper in your analysis and
planning, using equity-and-empowerment-based tools and lenses, designed to help
your organization integrate equity into your processes, policies, programs and culture.
The work is highly interactive with a focus on practical engagement and whole group
Significant time will be spent looking at and working on the
particulars of your organization/workplace. To that end, we encourage organizations to send
more than one person to this Lab so that teams can work together and learn together.
This is an advanced Learning Lab. It assumes that attendees have a basic
● the patterns and relationships that drive systems and structures;
● the history of colonialism, white supremacy, and exploitation;
● why and how transformative approaches (versus strictly transactional) address
white supremacy and structural racism, and the need for openness to more
creative and mindful practices moving us towards equity; and
● how contemporary systems of inequity continue to be embedded in structures,
cultures, and collective social identify formations.