There were five tips for educators of equity and diversity:
- Assess the situation.
- Model the behavior you want.
- Model active listening behaviors.
- Use yourself as an example.
- Reframe. Reframe. Reframe.
We identified some challenges and strategies for addressing those challenges:
- Challenge #1: Saying the right thing. Strategies include: having a discussion versus proving right, keeping relationship, and be open minded & listen.
- Challenge #2: Building Confidence. Strategies include: practicing with friends, family, and work; and finding your own way.
- Challenge #3: Continuous Change. Strategies include: on-going learning and workshops.