What does history teach us about racism in the US? What role do institutions play in maintaining or challenging racism? How does institutional racism affect cultural organizations? These and other questions will be explored in a highly interactive workshop. In addition organizations will have an opportunity to engage in a conversation about steps they can take to promote racial equity in their operations and the cultural programming they offer.

This 3 hour seminar will be facilitated by equity and inclusion consultant, Jorge Zeballos, on Friday, March 19th from 9-12. 

Each organization that has received this link may register up to 5 members of their staff or board for this seminar. Please be sure to include your organization’s name and a valid email address for each registree. Registration must be completed by March 1, 2021.

About the Facilitator
Jorge Zeballos was born in Washington, DC but grew up in Lima, Peru. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Rutgers University and a Master’s degree in Organizational Management and Development from Fielding Graduate University. Mr. Zeballos is an independent equity and inclusion consultant with decades of expertise conducting workshops, presentations and leading long-term equity initiatives at K-12 schools, colleges and universities, international and national conferences, and non-profit organizations. His efforts leading the institutional equity work at Kellogg Community College in Battle Creek, Michigan were recognized by the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education with their Institutional Excellence Award, Honorable Mention.