Equity Works!

Community conversations focused on understanding equity in our community.

Leadership Bartholomew County and CivicLab in partnership with the United Way of Bartholomew County are proud to present Equity Works! Building A Better Understanding Series. The eight-part series will feature 90-minute conversations with experts in the field on equity-focused topics to help gain a better understanding and provide tools and resources to individuals and organizations.

2021 SERIES

SESSION 1: DESIGNING EQUITABLE SYSTEMS THAT BRING OUT THE BEST IN PEOPLE
Jack Hess, CivicLab
Session Recording  |  Session Presentation

SESSION 2: THE “I’ IN INCLUSION
Tiesha, Douglas, Lead Culture Consulting
Session Recording  |  Session Presentation  |  Social Identity Wheel

SESSION 3: WINDOWS, MIRRORS, AND SLIDING GLASS DOORS
Charles Edwards, Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation
Session Recording  |  Presentation  |  Widen the Screen

SESSION 4: WHY SHOULD I BE AN ACCOMPLICE?
Marshawn Wolley and Tamara Cypress, Black Onyx Management
Session Recording  | Indy Accompliceship  |  Accomplice Reference

SESSION 5: BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS TO ADVANCE BELONGING
Heather Carson, Council for Youth Development
Aida Ramirez, Columbus Human Rights Commission
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 (12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.)

SESSION 6: RETURN ON COMMUNITY
DeAmon Harges & Seana Murphy, Learning Tree
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 (12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.)

SESSION 7: REFLECTIVE COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP
Brian Payne, Central Indiana Community Foundation
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 (12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.)

SESSION 8: IMAGINE COLUMBUS COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS
Mark Stewart & Joy King, United Way of Bartholomew County
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 (12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.)

2020 SERIES

SESSION 1: Defining Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Mark Stewart, United Way of Bartholomew County
Wednesday, October 14 (12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.)
Session Recording  |  Session Presentation

SESSION 2: Building Cultural Competency
Tiesha Douglas, Indiana University
Wednesday, October 21 (12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.)
Session Recording  | 
Session Presentation
Identity Wheel & Action Plan  | Cultural Competency Self Assessment 

SESSION 3: Addressing Implicit Bias
Nichole Rouached, OrthoWorx
Wednesday, October 28 (12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.)
Session Recording  |  Session Presentation

SESSION 4: The Impacts of the Racial Wealth Gap
A Facilitated Virtual Simulation
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 (12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.)
Explained | Racial Wealth Gap  |  Session Presentation

SESSION 5: Visualizing Equity
Jack Hess, CivicLab
November 11, 2020 (12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.)
Session Recording  |  Session Presentation

SESSION 6: Leading for Equity
Brett Bradshaw, National Equity Project
November 18, 2020 (12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.)
Session Recording  |  Session Presentation