It is common for participation in Roots II sessions to follow participation in the Fostering the Roots of Cross-Racial Competence (Roots) seminar
These workshops are two hours in length. It is highly recommended that participants have prior experience with topics of diversity and inclusion plus have a strong foundational awareness around systems of privilege, power and oppression.
Workshops include: One hour of material and one hour of experiential learning.
Examples of Available Workshops:
- Roots Refresher: reground in the concepts of privilege as it relates to race plus practice and build skills in recognizing privilege in narratives
- Interrupting and Responding: develop skills for responding to offensive or prejudicial comments or action
- Horizontal Application of Power and Privilege: identify foundational principles of privilege and oppression across multiple status identities
- Facilitating Inclusive Excellence Conversations and Trainings: practice facilitating difficult conversations and avoid the common pitfalls
- Navigating Difficult Conversations: dynamics of Power and Privilege in any space – establish environments that promote inclusion and equity
- Facilitated Round table Discussions: various topics of the participant’s choosing are explored. Many topics are ones that are important dialogues and conversations in the wider country and world.
- Setting Inclusive Excellence Goals and Vision: work through tools to create a personal, school,or departmental Inclusive Excellence vision and goal sheet that aligns with the Inclusive Excellence strategic priority and start an action plan