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OVERCOMING HISTORY - The Impact of Race on Building Cultural
Competency and a Welcoming Workplace

Overcoming History is an immersive workshop experience used to assist all participants (from business, government and more ) identify, combat and change the influence race and racism has in employment hiring, retention practices and efforts to engage all community members. The program is intended to create awareness of the benefits of a welcoming workplace for all involved.

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How does Overcoming History work ?

The program takes participants on a personal journey of examination, awareness and planning towards the recognition that we only limit ourselves by not advancing the welcoming wrokplace modal for all.

Program Goals include:

  • Providing a historical benchmark for how bias influence has developed and been maintained
  • Fostering participant introspective on personal views and beliefs
  • Facilitating open and safe conversation about race and racism
  • Assisting in indentifying the impact of race when interacting with visible minorites
  • Challenging participants to look for opportunities to create and maintain change
  • Providing organizations, the means to evaluate their progress Providing the opportunity to include staff in designing strategies

Contact VANSDA

(902)678-7410 to Book Session or See Below
What Do Participants Think ?
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In my last 10 years of training this has been the most comprehensive, educational and engaging session I
have ever had! Highly recommended for public servants, educators, health professionals, correctional staff,
RCMP staff and other working with any area of the public!
-Elizabeth C., Human Resources Professional
In my last 10 years of training this has been the most comprehensive, educational and engaging session I
have ever had! Highly recommended for public servants, educators, health professionals, correctional staff,
RCMP staff and other working with any area of the public!
-Elizabeth C., Human Resources Professional
In my last 10 years of training this has been the most comprehensive, educational and engaging session I
have ever had! Highly recommended for public servants, educators, health professionals, correctional staff,
RCMP staff and other working with any area of the public!
-Elizabeth C., Human Resources Professional
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