This workshop will provide organizational leaders a road map to transformative action steps to create an open and affirming environment for LGBTQ+ staff and clients. Through the use of evaluation tools, experiential exercises and breakout sessions, participants will create an action plan for change within their organizations which will create a socially and emotionally safer environment for all staff and clients.
• Increase understanding of LGBTQ language and culture
• Discover organizational blind spots on open and affirming practices
• Engage with peers to uncover best practices
• Create an action plan to transition into an open and affirming organization
Suggested Career Path: Organizational Leader (Advanced-career nonprofit professionals at the senior level; C-suite and Director levels)