Awake to Woke to Work

Awake to Woke to Work: Building a Race Equity Culture™ Open Enrollment Workshops

Once a month, we are offering virtual open enrollment workshops to individuals and organizations on building a Race Equity Culture.

Description

The first module is training on the Race Equity Cycle™ framework for organizational transformation and includes break-out groups for discussion and Q&A. The second module is a deeper dive on operationalizing equity and includes break-out discussions designed to support the definition of specific priorities and action steps to build a Race Equity Culture™.

During these workshops, we will:

  • Provide training on EiC’s Race Equity Cycle framework and research
  • Review management and operational best practices that help organizations transform culture
  • Address how structural racism manifests in organizations
  • Review the behaviors, beliefs and policies that dismantle institutional racism
  • Create an engaging space to discuss where your organization is on the Race Equity Cycle
  • Share tools and resources to support staff in dismantling white dominant culture
  • Guide teams in prioritizing action steps to build and sustain momentum

Refer to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) below if you have questions. If you have any other questions about the Open Enrollment sessions or our partner trainings, please email us at workshops@equityinthecenter.org.

Upcoming Workshop Dates and Cost

Equity in the Center updated service pricing to a tiered pricing model in April 2022 to better align with best practices among equity-focused organizations. We ask that organizations purchasing tickets on behalf of their staff purchase tickets in the tier that aligns with your organizational budget and sector. For individuals purchasing tickets for themselves, we ask that those with greater privilege purchase tickets at the higher end, which will allow individuals with historically less access to wealth, disproportionately BIPOC folks, to pay the lower fees.

For individuals and small teams, the cost for both modules is $175 per person. Note: Individual Ticket sales close 12 days before the first session.

Refund PolicyApply for a Partial Individual Scholarship

For Individuals and Small Teams

November 28 & December 12, 2022

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm ET (US and Canada)

Subsidized Rate Actual Cost Rate Supporter Rate Investment Rate
Non-profits with budgets <$1M Non-profits with budgets between $1M and $3,999,999; government Foundations with assets less than $10M; non-profits with budgets between $4M and $9,999,999 All for-profit companies; foundations with assets over $10M; and non-profits with budgets $10M and above
$175 $200 $225 $250

*Budget categories based on Rockwood Leadership Institute’s tiered pricing model

For Organizations

2023 Sessions

March 13 & March 27, 2 – 4 pm ET AND April 19 Office Hour

May 8 & May 22, 2 – 4 pm ET AND May 30 Office Hour

August 14 & 27, 2 – 4 pm ET AND September 19 Office hour

October 16 & 30, 2 – 4 pm ET AND November 6 Office Hour

Please review our Open Enrollment Policy before registering your organization. Note: Org ticket sales close 1 month before the first session. 

Subsidized Rate Actual Cost Rate Supporter Rate Investment Rate
Non-profits with budgets <$1M Non-profits with budgets between $1M and $3,999,999; government Foundations with assets less than $10M; non-profits with budgets between $4M and $9,999,999 All for-profit companies; foundations with assets over $10M; and non-profits with budgets $10M and above
15-20 ppl $3,225 $4,300  $5,375 $6,450
21-35 ppl $5,375 $6,450 $7,525 $8,600
36-49 ppl $8,600 $9,675 $10,750 $11,825

*Budget categories based on Rockwood Leadership Institute’s tiered pricing model

Why Equity in the Center?

Testimonials

I really appreciated this workshop. It’s helpful to have some guidance on assessing where we are as an organization – and what goes into that assessment. Even if there are limitations to self-assessment.

I searched long and deliberately and when I finally found EiC’s publication, it was exact and fully resonated with how I wanted to lead this work in this organization of which I am a new team member responsible for codifying systems that I wanted to ensure were steeped in equity.

It helped us to better understand how the process can help non-profits and other agenices utilize the information to move forward.

I am eager to build a plan of action and budget for this work. Thanks so much for being bold, unapologetic and assuring as you brought this brilliant piece of work to life with and for us in these sessions.

Thank you! You did a great job! I feel very prepared to continue the converstation and act within my organization to advance race equity.

The course was excellent. Appreciated our facilitator and had a great discussion with my breakout group.

I had adopted the EiC publication for our annual retreat in October, so having that unpacked more was helpful, especially as other managers from my organization were along with me for the training to garner understanding at a deepened level.

This workshop introduced a clear framework for discussing the stages of moving to racial equity and strategies/descriptions of how to do that.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who are open enrollment sessions for? 

Open enrollment sessions are for small organizations and individuals who wish to learn more about the Race Equity Cycle and how to develop a Race Equity Culture.

I am an individual looking to learn more about racial equity, is this the right workshop for me? 

This workshop and its contents are tailored specifically for action in an organizational environment. If you are interested in personal growth and allyship, we recommend that you check out our Race Equity Culture Partner Trainings

How much do open enrollment sessions cost? 

For individuals and small teams:

Subsidized Rate Actual Cost Rate Supporter Rate Investment Rate
Non-profits with budgets <$1M Non-profits with budgets between $1M and $3,999,999; government Foundations with assets less than $10M; non-profits with budgets between $4M and $9,999,999 All for-profit companies; foundations with assets over $10M; and non-profits with budgets $10M and above
$175 $200 $225 $250

*Budget categories based on Rockwood Leadership Institute’s tiered pricing model

For organizations:

Subsidized Rate Actual Cost Rate Supporter Rate Investment Rate
Non-profits with budgets <$1M Non-profits with budgets between $1M and $3,999,999; government Foundations with assets less than $10M; non-profits with budgets between $4M and $9,999,999 All for-profit companies; foundations with assets over $10M; and non-profits with budgets $10M and above
15-20 ppl $3,225 $4,300  $5,375 $6,450
21-35 ppl $5,375 $6,450 $7,525 $8,600
36-49 ppl $8,600 $9,675 $10,750 $11,825

*Budget categories based on Rockwood Leadership Institute’s tiered pricing model

Please note that should an organization enroll in the open enrollment sessions, it will not be tailored to their organization. However, you will have the opportunity to have team-focused discussions in breakout groups.

What can I expect if I register 15 or more people as a team? 

Since these sessions are open to the general public, your employees will be in the same “room” as others who have registered for the workshop. When participants are split into breakout groups, your employees will be in rooms with one another (4 people per room). Should you want larger breakout sessions for your employees, you may request them (max 6 people per breakout room). However, it is strongly recommended that you hold team-wide follow-up discussions after the workshop to discuss the next steps for making progress on building a Race Equity Culture. 

Review our Open Enrollment Policy for more information. 

I’m an independent consultant, can I use the Race Equity Cycle and what I learn in this training in my work? 

 Independent consultants can cite our Race Equity Cycle framework (as they would any other analysis by Race Equity Institute or Change Elemental for example), but they cannot provide consulting services based on it, train on the content, or market their services as “Race Equity Culture services.”  However, a consultant can take the Race Equity “cog” from our publication and include it as part of a presentation (thus citing it). Furthermore, you may give the publication to clients as a pre-read for a meeting, or as a resource/learning tool to reference (for a CDO or other executive leading this work). You may absolutely share it as a resource to help organizations understand what their race equity work should look like. If you are an independent consultant, you will be asked to complete this form confirming these terms before participating in the workshop.

If you have any questions about the Open Enrollment sessions or our partner trainings, please email us at workshops@equityinthecenter.org.