Conference schedule.

7:30 AM – 1:00 PM        

8:00 AM – 8:05 PM

8:05 AM – 8:25 AM

8:25 AM – 8:30 AM

8:45 AM – 10:15 AM 

8:45 AM – 11:45 AM      

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

12:00 PM – 1:40 PM  

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM     

Registration Open (Portland Ballroom Lobby)

Welcome and Opening Announcements (Portland Ballroom)

Morning Speaker

Closing Remarks

Workshop Period 1

Executive Sessions

Workshop Period 2

Lunch with Award and Keynote Speaker (Portland Ballroom)

Workshop Period 3

Executive sessions.

8:45 am - 11:45 am

Room E142/43: Using Racial Equity Impact Assessments to Drive Real Systemic Change – Rinku Sen

Room E144: Disability Justice Beyond the ADA – Barbara J. Diamond and Marina Moro (Diamond Law Training)

Room E147/148: Inclusive Leadership: Bringing Self-Awareness, Intentionality and Action to Interrupt and End Micro-Aggressions – Ann Su (Ann Su Consulting)

General workshops.

workshop period 1: 8:45 am - 10:15 am

Room D133/134: Know Better, Do Better – Confronting and Understanding Our Own Biases – Tai Harden-Moore and Kimberly Harden (Harden Consulting Group)

Room D135: Culture & Context: Historic Inequities that Led to Racism and Disparities in the United States and How Agencies Can Make Change – Corey Falls, Julia Crown, Robyn Stowers (City of Gresham)

Room D136: Race, Bias & Erosion of Empathy: The Cause, Cure & Cultivation of Empathy Quotient (EQ) – Greg Taylor (Community Connection Consulting)

Room D137: Employees of Color Sanctuary: Healing from the Trauma of Racism – Danette C. Gillespie-Otto, LCSW (Communion Counseling & Consulting, LLC)

Room D138/139: The Interpersonal Neurobiology of White Fragility – Marc F. Otto, MA, RSMT/E (Nourishing Relationship, LLC)

Room E141: What Gets Measured, Gets Improved: Findings from the Diversity Dashboard – Kirsten Wyatt (Engaging Local Government Leaders Network)

Room E145/146: What it Takes: The Journey to Becoming a More Equitable and Inclusive Organization – Hanif Fazal (Center for Equity and Inclusion)

 

workshop period 2: 10:30 am - 12:00 Pm

Room D133/134: Know Better, Do Better – Confronting and Understanding Our Own Biases – Tai Harden-Moore and Kimberly Harden (Harden Consulting Group)

Room D135: Culture & Context: Historic Inequities that Led to Racism and Disparities in the United States and How Agencies Can Make Change – Corey Falls, Julia Crown, Robyn Stowers (City of Gresham)

Room D136: Race, Bias & Erosion of Empathy: The Cause, Cure & Cultivation of Empathy Quotient (EQ) – Greg Taylor (Community Connection Consulting)

Room D137: Employees of Color Sanctuary: Healing from the Trauma of Racism – Danette C. Gillespie-Otto, LCSW (Communion Counseling & Consulting, LLC)

Room D138/139: The Interpersonal Neurobiology of White Fragility – Marc F. Otto, MA, RSMT/E (Nourishing Relationship, LLC)

Room E141: What Gets Measured, Gets Improved: Findings from the Diversity Dashboard – Kirsten Wyatt (Engaging Local Government Leaders Network)

Room E145/146: What it Takes: The Journey to Becoming a More Equitable and Inclusive Organization – Hanif Fazal (Center for Equity and Inclusion)

 

workshop period 3: 2:00 Pm - 4:00 pm

Room D133/134: We Are Home: Local and Regional Strategies to Create Safe and Welcoming Communities –Raahi Reddy (Metro), Stephen Manning (Innovation Law Lab), Andrea Miller (CAUSA)

Room D135: Advancing Workforce Equity by Centering Those Most Impacted – Benjamin Duncan, Raymond De Silva, Natasha Smith, Aimeera Flint, and Andrea Archuleta (Multnomah County)

Room D136: Inclusive Communities: Bringing Self-Awareness, Intentionality and Action to Interrupt and End Micro-Aggressions – Ann Su (Ann Su Consulting)

Room D137: Challenges and Opportunities in Action – Alanna Hein (Hein Consulting Group)

Room D138/139: Race, Racism, and the Re-Emergence of White Nationalism: Racial Implications for Education & Scholarship – Shanice Clarke (Portland State University)

Room E141: Impacting Workplace Culture through Restorative Principles – Natalia Mathews and Theresa Logan (Resolutions Northwest)

Room E142: The Ultimate “Clash of the Cultures” Unveiling Motivation for Change, “Don’t Tolerate Me, Leverage My Diverse Skills” – Nike Greene (Metro Portland5' Centers for the Arts)

Room E145/146: Disability 101: Implicit Bias and Microaggressions – Barbara J. Diamond and Marina Moro (Diamond Law Training)