35th Annual Conference

March 27-29, 2023


Racial Justice at Work: Creating Brave Spaces for Inclusive Conversations

90-minute Workshops

Day 2

Session Code: S5-F
When: March 28, 2023
Level: Intermediate
Track: Innovation & Transformation
Presenters: Scott Ferry, The Winters Group, Inc.  |  Katelyn Peterson, The Winters Group, Inc.  |  Mary-Frances Winters, The Winters Group, Inc.  |  Rochelle Younan-Montgomery, The Winters Group, Inc.
Prerequisite: Foundational understanding of DEI definitions


In this session, we will discuss the importance and impact of psychological safety and how it affects the conversations we have and how we have them.

Using a range of perspectives based on panel members’ lived experiences and expertise, we will then learn how we can leverage existing models and build new ones to create authentic, vulnerable, harm-free spaces to engage in conversations that advance inclusion and equity.

Learning Outcomes:

• Describe the importance of psychological safety in the workplace and appreciate the need for a strong, inclusive workplace culture
• Imagine and plan for new opportunities to engage in bold, inclusive conversations
• Implement specific actions to enhance psychological safety by creating brave spaces for bold, inclusive conversations

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