Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Implicit Bias Workshops and Services

Duration: Half Day

Cost: $250

Target Audience: All City Employees

Instructor: Ryan Kimura | Dan Esparaza | Julieta Kusnir

Overview:

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
  • Reflect on your own experiences and how bias can impact our daily lives
  • 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 day "Managing Implicit Bias: Creating Awareness and Building Inclusion" training.

"Managing Implicit Bias: Creating Awareness and Building Inclusion" Training (formerly known as Creating an Inclusive Environment).

In this training, participants will understand the effects of bias on decision-making, as we 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:

311
Assessor Recorder
Child Support Services
Office of the Controller
DEM
Environment
Ethics Commission
Juvenile Probation
MOHCD
MTA
OEWD
Police
Port
Public Health
Rec and Park
Sheriff
Sheriff
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

09/16/21

8:00 am - 12:30 pm

Full

11/17/21

8:00 am - 12:30 pm

01/13/22

8:00 am - 12:30 pm