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[DEI Training Series] Creating Climates of Belonging In-Person

Belonging is the spirit of being seen, heard and appreciated which leads to increased job satisfaction and employee engagement, which in turn lead to stronger work teams and better organizational results.

As a result of this workshop, participants will:

  • Identify barriers to inclusion and belonging at interpersonal, group and organizational levels
  • Be able to name at least three ways to counteract bias and foster belonging and psychological safety interpersonally and in groups
  • Identify three of the most effective practices and policies that create inclusive climates

Will this Workshop be Recorded? No.


Intended Audience: This workshop is appropriate for library staff at any level or position.


About the Instructors: This workshop is presented by Regent Brown and Pat Hughes:

Regent Brown is a multiracial, multicultural, dynamic and unapologetic womxn who works with those who wish to be active participants in equitable change. She is the owner of Fostering Real Opportunities and the Director of People and Culture for EnviroIssues.  Utilizing developmental strategies, restorative practices, and trauma-informed principles, Regent strives to build a culture of belonging, accountability and collective leadership that can foster an environment for growth and transformation. Regent primarily focuses on racial justice and disability equity; partnering with those who wish to collaborate to create equitable and thriving communities.  Regent holds a Bachelors in Business in Human Resources and Organizational Psychology and a Ph.D. in Social Psychology.

Pat Hughes is the owner of Trillium Leadership Consulting and provides customized leadership programs, training, coaching, community engagement, facilitation and strategic planning services. A co-founder of the nationally-recognized Gracious Space body of work, Pat is the author of "Gracious Space: A Practical Guide for Working Better Together" and "Courageous Collaboration with Gracious Space: From Small Openings to Profound Transformation."  Pat is certified in Professional Coaching, Emotional Intelligence, Racial Equity and Adaptive Leadership, Conflict Dynamics, Dependable Strengths, Communication Styles, and the Strategic Planning Models from the Institute for Cultural Affairs. Pat holds an M.A. in Organization Systems Renewal from Antioch University and a B.A. in Economics and International Relations from the University of New Hampshire. Watch Pat's TEDx talk: Creating Gracious Space.

Wednesday, June 30, 2021
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
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Terry McQuown

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