The People's Gathering: A Revolution of Consciousness
$125 – $250
The People's Gathering: A Revolution of Consciousness

The People's Gathering: A Revolution of Consciousness

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Pacific Lutheran University

12180 Park Avenue South

Tacoma, WA 98447

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CONFERENCE OVERVIEW:

How people talk (or don’t talk) about race in the workplace AND school environments is a strong indicator on whether an organization is healthy and has an inclusive culture. Intentionally preparing company leaders, managers, employees and students to have these hard and sometimes difficult conversations is a strategic action towards improved communication and sense of belonging, reduced risks and productive environments.

THE PEOPLE’S GATHERING is a professional/personal development learning experience and networking opportunity designed to move the (often dreaded) “Race Conversation” forward. The conference seeks to create a supportive space in which participants can engage in honest and open dialogue about race and racial disparities that are systemically present in work, school and everyday life. They will become more aware of how race shows up as structural barriers to realizing a diverse and inclusive environment and learn ways to navigate the sensitivity of it all by deepening personal understanding of the issues. TPG will also provide a unique and fun opportunity for participants to expand their professional and personal networks across cultures.

CONFERENCE OBJECTIVE(S):

This conference is designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills and tools necessary to:

• Assess your current level of cultural competence (what knowledge, skills, and

resources can you build on? Where are the gaps?)

• Increase your awareness and understanding of the depth and breadth of

Institutional racism and its effect on organizational diversity and inclusion goals.

• Engage in effective community, school and workplace dialogues on race.

• Improve interpersonal saavy.

• Build networks across culture, community and industry.

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Dr. Randal Pinket

Cancellation Policy
The People's Gathering issues no refunds under any circumstances. Any and all payments made to The People's Gathering are not refundable for any reason, including, but not limited to, illness, acts of God, travel-related problems, acts of terrorism, loss of employment and/or duplicate purchases.

If you cancel your registration more than 6 weeks prior to the conference, you may transfer your registration.

Transfer Policy
You may transfer your conference registration to another individual for the same event you are registered for by notifying us in writing at least 1 week prior to the event at thepeoplesgathering@gmail.com.

Force Majeure
If events beyond the reasonable control of the parties, including, but not limited to, acts of God, war in the United States, strikes, terrorist attacks in the city where the event is being held, or curtailment of transportation either in the event city or in the countries/states of origin of the attendees, which prevents at least 40% of the attendees from arriving for the event, so that it is impracticable, illegal, or impossible to hold the conference, The People's Gathering may cancel the event and offer attendees a credit for a future conference in the amount of the paid registration fee.

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