- February 19, 2015
- 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
- California Institute of Integral Studies, 1453 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
This interactive, informational, challenging and energetic course examines and explores issues of diversity, privilege, and leadership. Through lecture, discussion, interactive activities and multimedia clips/links students will be challenged to engage in courageous conversations about the critical cultural competency and leadership skills needed in the 21st century. All students have an excellent opportunity to be positive role models, powerful decision makers, and effective agents of change, if we give them the tools. This course is specifically designed to provide necessary skills and tools for 21st century leaders.
Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr., is the founder and Program Director of The White Privilege Conference (WPC)
A National/International Conference, which serves as, a yearly opportunity to examine/explore difficult issues related to white supremacy, white privilege, and oppression. WPC provides a forum for critical discussions about diversity, multicultural education, leadership, social justice, racism, sexual orientation, gender, religion and other systems of privilege/oppression. WPC is recognized as a challenging, empowering and educational experience. The workshops, keynotes and institutes not only inform participants, but engage and challenge them, while providing practical tips and strategies for combating inequality.
Moore currently serves as Director of Diversity at Brooklyn Friends School in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Moore received his Ph.D. in Educational Policy and Leadership Studies at the University of Iowa. Dr. Moore is an ex-student athlete and remains committed to the influence of athletics and academics in the lives of all students. In 1996, Dr. Moore developed and maintains a growing and thriving Multicultural Diversity Consulting and Research Team: 'America & MOORE, Research & Consulting'. The team, which consists of several on-call presenters, in addition to Mr. Moore, has given interactive and motivating presentations to students from grade K through post secondary levels. Presentations have also been given to parents, community members and organizations, city and state government employees throughout Iowa. The presentations focus on issues of diversity, race relations, community, stereotypes and self-esteem. This challenging presentation leaves participants with constructive questions about their personal beliefs, prejudices and biases. Included within the session is information and discussion on various issues preventing peaceful human relations and 'white privilege.'
Recognized for his ability to motivate students of all ages into action, Dr. Moore continues to be invited to teach and speak locally, nationally and internationally on issues related to diversity, cultural competency, self-esteem enhancement (www.eddiemoorejr.com). He is a life-long learner as he works to maximize and sharpen his expanding knowledge base and experiences. Dr. Moore is presently an active member of Brothers of the Academy (BOTA). This is an organization of young African American males across the nation in higher education. The organization focuses on issues of recruiting and retaining students, staff and faculty of color in higher education. Dr. Moore maintains an energetic, positive and caring attitude professionally, spiritually and as a private citizen.
February 19, 2015
$15/$20 at the door
Saturday & Sunday
February 21-22, 2015
*The workshop includes Friday's lecture
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13 BBS CEs are available (MFT, LCSW, RN)
This class is also available for one unit of academic credit to CIIS students.