Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Implicit Bias Workshops and Services

Duration: Half Day

Cost: $250 (per person)

Target Audience: All City Employees

Instructors: Julieta Kusnir


Increase your awareness of how implicit bias can unconsciously impact your thoughts, attitudes, language, and behavior. Learn strategies to foster a more equitable, inclusive workplace for all employees.

How will participants benefit?

  • Define bias, diversity, equity, and inclusion and understand how these may influence your decision-making
  • Understand the effects and impacts of institutional inequities and privilege
  • Learn tools and strategies to address bias and create equity and inclusion

Course Description:

At the City and County of San Francisco, we share a commitment to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. As employees of the City and County of San Francisco, we recognize that our work is integral to creating diverse, inclusive, and vibrant communities. Creating an equitable and inclusive workplace contributes to us reaching our goal of making employment at the City and County of San Francisco a place to "join, stay and grow."

As part of our ongoing commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, DHR offers a 1/2 day "Managing Implicit Bias" training.

In this training, participants will understand the effects of bias on decision-making, the effects of institutional inequities, and learn tools to continue creating inclusion in our daily lives.

The Impact:

Over 4,500 City and County of San Francisco Employees have taken the Managing Implicit Bias Training. Participating departments include:

Assessor Recorder
Child Support Services
Office of the Controller
Ethics Commission
Juvenile Probation
Public Health
Rec and Park
Treasurer and Tax Collector

What participants are saying:

Everyone was raving about the training and many said it was the best training that they had ever taken. Most thought it was going to be a boring class just to tell us not to discriminate but when they saw how different from your typical training this was, everyone loved it.
The session I recently attended was outstanding. It can be a rare thing to be in a training you just don’t want to leave. I know I didn’t, and I suspect other participants felt the same way. The trainers were fantastic. The session was highly informative, thought-provoking, impactful, and action-inspiring. Oh, and did I mention fun?”
These are skills that can prove invaluable in law enforcement.
I thought this workshop was really eye-opening to certain aspects and will help with how we treat/view others.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations must be requested at least 10 days prior to the workshop. Individuals who do not cancel prior to the cancellation date will be charged the full amount of the program. In this case, you will have a one-time-only chance to reschedule within the same fiscal year, at no additional cost.

Upcoming Dates


8:00 am - 12:30 pm


Local 21 Members ONLY


8:00 am - 12:30 pm



8:00 am - 12:30 pm