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Keynotes & Speeches

Need a Courageous Leadership for Equity expert keynote speaker?

Companies, institutions, and the public sector are all facing challenges like never before. Dr. Shelley's inspirational and motivational messaging addresses some of today's issues in ways that get to the heart of these controversial issues by placing them in a historical, societal, and anthropological context. She leaves you with a desire to build your own cultural-historical literacy, to develop empathy for the experiences of others without shame,  blame, or victimization. Join the movement towards cultural proficiency and racial equity.

Speaking Topics include:

  • The Journey to Liberation

    • Historical Racial Literacy

    • Cultural Proficiency

  • Courageous Equity Leadership for educators (Learn)

    • Multi-Tiered System of Supports

    • Instructional Rounds

    • Restorative Practices

  • Courageous Family Leadership (Live)

    • 5 Pillars of Family Leadership

    • Inter-racial and intergenerational conversations about Race

  • Courageous Professional Leadership (Earn)

    • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

    • Racial Equity Policy and Governance

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Need help navigating sensitive topics and conversations in your public role?

Executive leadership coaching and strategic planning for those who want to know better and do better. You've worked hard to get the job, now what do you do? Every great leader, every great player, every great anything has a coach. Do you?

We have a team of coaching professionals with real-world practical experience available at your convenience. By providing clients with the right tools and knowledge, we help clients unleash their fullest potential, paving the way towards both professional success and personal balance.

We help you plan the work and support your team to work the plan while navigating the highly political and polarizing landscape of today's world. Current times require leaders to make large-scale and in some cases life-changing decisions related to sensitive and controversial topics such as race, poverty, sexual orientation, and gender with little to no time or training for deep multi-perspective understanding.

To add to these dynamics many of these decisions are very public and can have long-lasting, career-determining consequences. From a political perspective asking the wrong question publicly or choosing the incorrect wording could lead to unintended detrimental consequences, but that doesn't mean the questions don't need to be thought through and answered, or that you are not entitled to your own perspective.
So how do you navigate and still do what you believe is right? You need someone to help you think through this with an equity lens that can help you develop your own. You need a coach!

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Training & Facilitation

The training you need with a safe space to learn.

We are extensively experienced facilitators of youth and adult learning, specializing in supporting your professional learning and development by tailoring services to the leadership needs of you and your team. Each proposal is designed to meet your unique organizational needs to address issues of equity. Below are some of the most requested topics:

  • Understanding Identify, Power, Privilege, and Oppression

  • Law Enforcement, Community Safety, and Cultural Proficiency

  • Why you should never apologize for being "white" and having privilege

  • Why you should never be considered a victim for being black or experiencing systemic oppression

  • Facilitating heterogeneous discussions on sensitive topics (i.e. Race, Gender, Class, Generational Differences, LGBTQ, Policing, and more)

  • Equity Action Planning to identify and address equity gaps

  • Multi-Tiered System of Supports

  • Instructional Rounds with Rigor

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More information about retreats coming soon!