"OUR STORIES", Fostering Conversations that Ignite Change is this year's conference theme. Storytelling is a unique and powerful way to teach, persuade and understand ourselves and others. It is a uniquely human trait and has been with us nearly as long as we've been able to speak. Whether it evolved out of necessity or was simply a by-product of our own intellectual development, stories are deeply embedded in our DNA. Across time and across cultures, stories have proven their worth not just as works of art, historical perspective or amusement, but as catalysts for change. Come listen and learn while you share your story, setting aside judgements and biases and exploring the possibilities that come when we are truly connected.

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September 17, 2019
Workshop America is Changing...Are YOU Ready?

presented by Eddie Moore, Jr.
Consultant-America & Moore, LLC


WORKSHOP SUMMARY

This interactive, informational, challenging and energetic session examines and explores issues of diversity, privilege, oppression and leadership across America and challenges participants to examine their own biases, behaviors and belief systems. We all have an excellent opportunity to be positive role models, powerful decision makers, and effective agents of change, if we have the tools. We need more leaders for social justice and equity across America. Do you have the skills and ability to lead? Are we making any progress?

This interactive presentation will focus new attention to three significant areas: What we mean by demographics and population, examining how definitions have changed and the implications for bias Power and Privilege: how power works, exploring systems, institutions, and policies Identifying resources and how we can all be proactive in these times

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About Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr.

Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr. has pursued and achieved success in academia, business, diversity, leadership and community service. In 1996, he started America & MOORE, LLC [www.eddiemoorejr.com] to provide comprehensive diversity, privilege and leadership trainings/workshops. Dr. Moore is recognized as one of the nation’s top speakers and educators. His interview with Wisconsin Public Radio won the 2015 Wisconsin Broadcasters Association's Best Interview in Medium Market Radio, 1st Place [http://www.wpr.org/shows/newsmakers-december-4-2014], and he is featured in the film “I’m not Racist….Am I?” Dr. Moore is the Founder/Program Director for the White Privilege Conference (WPC), [www.whiteprivilegeconference.com]. Under the direction of Dr. Moore and his inclusive relationship model the WPC has become one of the top national and international conferences for participants who want to move beyond dialogue and into action around issues of diversity, power, privilege, and leadership. In 2014 Dr. Moore founded The Privilege Institute (TPI) which engages people in research, education, action and leadership through workshops, conferences, publications and strategic partnerships and relationships. Dr. Moore is co-founder of the on-line journal Understanding and Dismantling Privilege, co-editor of Everyday White People Confront Racial and Social Injustice: 15 Stories, The Guide for White Women who Teach Black Boys,The Diversity Consultant Cookbook: Preparing for the Challenge (2019) and Teaching Brilliant and Beautiful Black Girls (2020). For 10-years, Dr. Moore served as Director of Diversity at Brooklyn Friends School in Brooklyn, NY and The Bush School in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Moore received his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa in Education Leadership. His Ph.D. research is on Black Football Players at Division III Schools in the Midwest.

Twitter: @eddieknowsmoore | Instagram: eddiemoorejr | In: http://www.linkedin.com/in/eddiemoorejr

www.eddiemoorejr.com  /  www.whiteprivilegeconference.com   /  www.theprivilegeinstitute.com

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The 11th Annual LGBTQ film festival highlights cultural diversity and acceptance. Love, cultural equality, and LGBTQ history highlight the 2019 Desperado LGBTQ Film Festival October 11-13 (various starting times) at Paradise Valley Community College (PVCC). Proceeds from the Desperado LGBTQ Film Festival support LGBTQA scholarships and college diversity events.

OPENING FILM Friday, October 11, 6 pm Film Festival Opening Reception 7:30 pm FOR THEY KNOW NOT WHAT THEY DO – followed by a Q&A with Bishop Gene Robinson

Paradise Valley Community College Center for the Performing Arts
18401 N 32nd Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85032

Individual tickets for our opening film can be purchased via PVCC Box Office now (can be purchased online soon) -
Box Office Phone Number – 602.787.7738
Box Office Hours – 12pm – 5pm

Film Festival All-Access Pass is available online now - HERE


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Diversity Leadership Alliance is the premier Diversity Education organization in Arizona. We provide thought-provoking Diversity training, leadership guidance and continued support to help cultivate an inclusive community where each individual is valued and respected. Sharing our Stories Diversity Leadership Alliance in 201.
             

"Stories are the communal currency of humanity." -- Tahir Shah, in Arabian Nights Storytelling is a unique and powerful way to teach, persuade, and understand ourselves and others. It is a uniquely human trait and has been with us nearly as long as we’ve been able to speak. Whether it evolved out of necessity or was simply a by-product of our own intellectual development, stories are a deeply embedded in our DNA. Across time and across cultures, stories have proved their worth not just as works of art, historical perspective or amusement, but as catalysts for change. We all love stories; sharing some of our favorite experiences or finding ourselves in another’sadventures. It may be a tale of victory after overcoming impossible odds or simply a memorable moment that happened to us in passing. Nevertheless, storytelling allows us to learn about ourselves and others and what is possible. So, 2019 will be all about Sharing Our Stories, setting aside judgments and biases, listening and learning, and exploring the possibilities for tomorrow.

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2018 DLA AWARD RECIPIENTS
 
 

Angela Hughey

Co-Founder & President
ONE Community
 

Chip Cardenas

Mentor
New Pathways for Youth



 

Jacque Starks

Diversity Coordinator
Maricopa County Community College

Jezreel Ramirez

Program Administrator
Dept of Veterans Affairs

 
 


Yaser Ali

Founder
Greater Arizona

Dr. Neal Lester

Director
Project Humanities ASU

   
  2018 Inclusive Workplace Award Winners

       
Arizona Complete Health

Equal Opportunity Department
City of Phoenix
   
 2018 Youth Inclusion Leader Award Winner
 
Abril Morales

Camelback High School

 
 
 
 
 
Chip Cardenas Mentor New Pathways for Youth





Yaser Ali Founder Greater Arizona


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