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    WEBINAR: It’s Time to Talk: Tips on how to Start a Conversation Around Race

    Date: January 27, 2017, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
    NYS Chairs – Fannie Glover & Mat Petrin
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    NYS SHRM Diversity & Workforce Readiness Webinar

                    It’s Time to Talk: Tips on how to Start a Conversation Around Race

    Speaker:         Sara Taylor, President & Founder of deepSEE

    SHRM Competency – Communication (secondary Global & Cultural Effectiveness)

    HRCI Functional Area – Employee & Labor Relations (secondary Human Resources Development)

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    Make no mistake: it’s exceedingly difficult to talk about race. Issues of race are exploding all over the country, while we still live and operate in fairly segregated communities—even where we shop, where we worship, who we hang out with. The workplace is often the one place we have come together, whatever our race, and try to achieve shared goals. Yet in the workplace we often don’t talk about race for fear of offending or causing tension.

    In this webinar, we will explore how we see and talk about race from the perspective of Cultural Competence. Five stages of development describe our approach to difference. Learn the developmental stages, how they relate to our conversations about race and what you can do to develop your own competence.


    • Understand the five developmental stages of Cultural Competence
    • Learn specific examples of how those stages relate to conversations about race
    • Identify general strategies for development and for approaching conversations about race
    • Experience a safe environment to ask questions about race and race dialogues

    Speaker Bio:

    Sara Taylor, President and Founder of deepSEE Consulting, has twenty-five years of extensive training and consulting experience serving local, national and global clients. While her areas of specialty are in the both Diversity and Leadership Development, Sara has become a thought leader particularly in the field of Cultural Competence. Her theories, models and frameworks are used by numerous organizations to increase success and create greater effectiveness. Sara holds a Master's degree in Diversity and Organizational Development and, prior to founding deepSEE, held positions such as Chief Diversity Officer and Leadership and Diversity Specialist.

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