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L&D’s Role in Cultivating Racial Equity in the Workplace (CREW)

What is learning and development’s role in cultivating racial equity? How can we in the L&D space make meaningful connections to conversations about race and social identities, recognize individual’s feelings and perceptions, and design learning experiences that are equitable for all? 

Join social equity expert, Jess Jackson, and CEO of TorranceLearning, Megan Torrance, as they explore how to discuss the intersection of race and other social identities within L&D. Walk away with key resources and tools to help you assess if structures, processes, and social interactions are equitable and discover how to make impactful decisions for your training and learning solutions. 

In this webinar you will learn how to: 

  • Assess your current structures and processes through a DEI lense 
  • Discuss the intersection of race and social identities to address inequity across other aspects of marginalization (gender, sexual orientation, disability, ethnicity)
  • Make impactful decisions that ensure your training and learning solutions are more equitable

About the Speakers: 

Jess Jackson | Director of External Affairs and Social Equity, Common Citizen

In addition to her Director role at Common Citizen, Jess also serves as a Racial Equity Strategist with TorranceLearning. She is an instructional designer, writer, and speaker with more than 15 years of experience as a diversity peer educator. She is the author of “TorranceLearning’s Cultivating Racial Equity in the Workplace (CREW)” holistic microlearning program, which addresses barriers to equity in the workplace using evidence-informed best practices from social psychology research. 

Megan Torrance|CEO and Founder, TorranceLearning

As Chief Energy Officer and Founder of TorranceLearning, Megan helps organizations connect learning strategy to design, development, data, and performance. Megan has more than 25 years of experience in learning design, deployment, and consulting. She and the TorranceLearning team are passionate about sharing what works, so they devote considerable time to teaching and sharing about Agile project management for learning design and xAPI. Megan is the author of “Agile for Instructional Designers” and “Making Sense of xAPI”.