Try to think of the last time you had a conversation that was not easy due to perceived or actual cultural/socioeconomic factors. How did you feel before you began talking? Did you harbor expectations as to how the conversation would proceed and conclude? How did you feel once the conversation ended? Did you accomplish your goals?
An important step in your Branch’s journey toward true equity, diversity, and inclusion is having open and honest conversations. Join Jesse Ohrenberger and members of the AAUW Inclusion & Equity Committee to learn foundational skills for successfully navigating these kinds of conversations, including how to create safe and inclusive spaces by setting ground rules and managing community agreements.