Courageous Conversations to Facilitate Learning and Action About Equity & Justice
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Building Towards Equity

LBCC Social Justice Intercultural Center in partnership with the Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) 2022-2023.

Courageous Conversations to Facilitate Learning and Action About Equity & Justice
(In-person 2-day event, March 2023)

Session Dates: 3/15/23 & 3/16/23 from 8:30a.m. — 3:00p.m. at the Museum of Tolerance

In this workshop, participants will gain insights and strategies for navigating challenging conversations in schools. Using experiential/interactive you will explore what makes a conversation difficult, the opportunities they present, and the mindset and skills to lead them with better outcomes. Participants will walk away with free toolkits and teacher guides for proactively implementing conscious conversations with students and with adults in community contexts.


For more information, contact Dr. Jamaal Williams, Ed.L.D. Coordinator III Equity, Access, & Acceleration: Email: Williams_jamaal@lacoe.ed  or call 565-922-6259

If you require accommodations, please contact the Disabled Students Programs & Services (DSPS) at least 72 hours prior to the event at (562) 938-4558 or (562) 938-4833 (TTY) or If you require sign language interpreting services, please contact Stephanie Bonales at or (562) 938-4918.
If you require Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) services, please contact Sunita Shelly: / 562.938.4947 or Sonia Leticia Vélez: at least 5 business days prior to the event. Please note requests are based on provider availability, the more advance notice the better.