Black History Month Webinars

Join us & attend our weekly webinars to learn about African Americans in our community and to support local nonprofits.  Each of sessions is led by subject matter experts, working hands-on in our community, with a local nonprofit.

African American Youth in the Foster System - Youth Panel Discussion

Feb. 3rd

12:00pm

Central Time

Every person's foster care experience is different. This session offers a unique and eye-opening opportunity to hear lived experience from young adults who have been in foster care as a teen. Meet a few youth from Connections to Independence and learn a bit about the barriers, challenges, and opportunities they've faced as they've grown up and transitioned to adulthood. This will be a facilitated panel, with a short question and answer section at the end.

Emotional Intelligence 101 and its impact on African Americans

Feb 17th

12:00pm

Central Time

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Our Empowerment Institute helps companies and organizations create an empowered culture. In this webinar, we'll discuss the role that emotional intelligence plays in all of our lives, professional and personal.

You'll learn:
What emotional intelligence is.
The four building blocks of emotional intelligence.
How you can increase your emotional intelligence.
What impact emotional intelligence has on African-Americans specifically.

Racism & Bias as it Relates to African Americans

Feb 24th

12:00pm

Central Time

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This webinar is an introduction to Racism in the workplace. How to identify it. How to respond to it. What are the benefits of having an equitable and diverse workplace. We will also discuss the terms that everyone should be familiar with. Finally, how to be conscious, conscientious and proactive to work together toward an anti-racist, equitable and diverse workplace. At the end of this discussion, participants are encouraged and challenged use self examination and reflection to make necessary adjustments in their lives based on the information.

 

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