Expanding the Circle Conference
Vice President and Senior Consultant, Washington Consulting Group
Sam Offer serves as Vice President and senior consultant with the Washington Consulting Group, a Multicultural Organizational Development Firm located in Baltimore, MD. A native Marylander, Sam earned his B.S. from Calvary Christian College with a concentration in Early Childhood Development. Other studies include Sexuality, Religious and Spiritual Pluralism, Religious Issues within the LGBTQ community (particularly through a Christian lens), and Social Justice Education. Sam is an alumnus of Landmark Education and the Social Justice Training Institute. Sam serves as a lead facilitator for LeaderShape, and lead faculty for the Social Justice Training Institute. Sam is a member of Maryland Black Family Alliance and is an advisor to Marylanders of Faith, organizations advocating for equity of all people. Sam served as chair of the African American People of Faith Caucus for Marylanders for Marriage Equality. He has been named as one of the most influential leaders in LGBTQ community in Baltimore, MD.
His work includes developing curriculum and workshops for colleges, universities, government agencies and non-profit businesses; developing and implementing strategies for local religious and community organizations to engage effectively social justice issues in order to build more inclusive communities; developing and implementing curriculum for engaging spirituality and religion in the workplace; facilitating group sessions and trainings on topics including leadership, organizational change development, spirituality, diversity, inclusivity, leadership and social justice. He has served in music ministry for more than 40 years and currently serves as Minister of Community Relations and Outreach for Unity Fellowship Church, Baltimore, and is an ordained reverend in the Unity Fellowship Church Movement.