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At Embracing Equity, our anti-racism training programs empower educational organizations and grantmakers to foster inclusive environments where every individual feels valued. Explore our tailored solutions for transformative change.

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Building Inclusive Spaces

In today's diverse and interconnected world, fostering an environment of inclusivity and belonging is crucial for the well-being of all individuals as well as the success of the whole team. At Embracing Equity, we deeply understand the significance of creating spaces where every individual feels like they belong. We recognize that biases and unfair treatment can sometimes go unrecognized and unaddressed, leading to exclusion and inequity that gets compounded over time. That's why we're here to help.

Our mission is to provide businesses and organizations with the necessary tools and resources to cultivate environments where diversity is celebrated and every person's potential is nurtured. Through our tailored anti-racism training programs, we aim to address systemic inequities and promote a culture of inclusivity and equity.

By acknowledging biases, challenging unfair practices, and embracing anti-racism education, we can work together to build a brighter and more inclusive future for all. If you're seeking to create a more equitable and welcoming environment within your community or organization, let us partner with you on this important journey.

Together, we can make a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals and communities alike. Set up a free inquiry call today to learn more.

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Benefits of Our Anti-Racism Training

Our anti-racism training programs offer a range of benefits for different organizations and communities. Here's how our tailored approach can help create more inclusive and equitable environments.

For Education

In schools, our training programs help create environments where every student feels valued and supported. By addressing biases and promoting inclusive practices, we foster a sense of belonging for all students, educators, and families. This leads to improved community building, academic performance, and social-emotional well-being.

For Montessori Institutions

Montessori institutions embrace a unique approach to education, and our training programs align with these same principles. We provide tools and strategies to integrate anti-racism and equity values into daily Montessori practices. This creates brave learning spaces where every person's individuality is celebrated.

For Organizations

In organizations, our training programs drive cultural transformation towards equity and inclusion. By equipping leaders and team members with the skills to challenge systemic inequities, we create opportunities for meaningful collaboration and workplaces where everyone feels valued and respected. This leads to increased employee satisfaction, productivity, and innovation.

For Funders

We specialize in custom solutions tailored to grantmakers' needs, fostering trust and belonging among members. We work both with the internal team of philanthropic organizations to actualize a DEI strategy and partner with their grantee organizations so that they are able to cultivate truly equitable systems and structures as well.

Impact of Racism on Communities and Organizations

Racism hurts communities and organizations in many different ways. It divides people and makes them feel excluded, which can lead to conflict and tension. For example, in communities, racism can create barriers to opportunities like jobs and education, causing unfair treatment and compounding inequities.

Businesses also suffer because racism affects employee morale and productivity. When people feel discriminated against, they're less likely to work well together or stay motivated. Plus, racism can harm a company's reputation and bottom line. Customers don't want to support businesses that tolerate discrimination.

So, tackling racism isn't just the right thing to do-it's also good for communities and businesses alike. It brings people together, fosters fairness, and helps businesses thrive in inclusive environments.

Speak to our team at Embracing Equity to learn how our anti-racism training programs can help.

Key Benefits of Our Training

Improved Understanding

Our training programs increase awareness of systemic racism and bias, fostering empathy and understanding among participants. This deeper understanding helps individuals recognize and challenge discriminatory behavior in themselves and others. Ultimately, this leads to more inclusive communities and workplaces.

Enhanced Communication

By providing tools for respectful dialogue and conflict resolution, we improve communication and collaboration within teams and communities. This fosters an environment where diverse perspectives are valued and everyone feels heard, contributing to stronger relationships and more effective problem-solving.

Increased Diversity

Through targeted recruitment and retention strategies, we help organizations build diverse teams that reflect the communities they serve. This diversity leads to a wider range of perspectives and ideas. It also helps to drive innovation and creativity in decision-making processes.

Greater Innovation

By embracing diverse perspectives and experiences, organizations can drive innovation and creativity in problem-solving and decision-making. This diversity of thought leads to more robust solutions and products that better meet the needs of an increasingly more diverse society.

Positive Reputation

Organizations that prioritize equity and inclusion are viewed more favorably by:

  • Students and Families
  • Customers
  • Employees
  • Stakeholders

This positive reputation enhances brand loyalty and attracts top talent, ultimately contributing to long-term success and sustainability.

How It Works

Step One: Assessment

We conduct a thorough assessment of your organization's current practices and culture. Sign up for a free inquiry call to get started!

Step Two: Customized Training

Based on the assessment, we tailor a training program to address your specific needs.

Step Three: Implementation and Support

Our team provides ongoing support to ensure successful implementation and long-term impact.

Why Choose Us?

Expertise

Recognized as a leading national diversity, equity, inclusion (DEI) and anti-racism training organization, we bring years of experience and expertise to drive meaningful change. Incubated at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, we are on the cutting edge of research on belonging and adult learning theory.

Holistic Approach

Our holistic approach equips organizations with the knowledge, empathy, and leadership skills required for transformative change.

Proven Track Record

With over 10,000 participants impacting over 660,000 children internationally, our programs deliver tangible results.

Learn more about Embrace Equity and our team and our impact.

Read Our Reviews

“Embracing Equity is not just a program; it's a catalyst for change. Witnessing leader after leader seamlessly apply concepts to their work was our 'aha' moment. Embracing Equity is a compass for transformative, equitable education. If you're serious about creating schools that make a lasting impact in the lives of all children, Embracing Equity is your guiding light."

Antonio Tapia

Former Teacher, Principal and philanthropy program officer at NewSchools

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“Embracing Equity meets people where they are — wherever that may be — but it's also a serious program that doesn't shy away from applying a critical lens to, in our case, teaching, Montessori, Wildflower, our families and any other hard-to-discuss topic that comes up. Embracing Equity gives people the tools to engage more bravely and fully in such explorations. I'm very grateful to Daisy and the entire Embracing Equity team for creating and offering these powerful programs."

Matt Kramer

CEO of The Wildflower Foundation & former CEO of Teach for America

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“This is the most well organized, dynamic, and engaging professional development I’ve ever experienced. Wow, I have not felt such energy in a long time, if ever.”

Jessa Cowdrey

VP OF OPERATIONS at CHI St. Joseph’s Children

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“The world would be a better place if Embracing Equity was a universal requirement at every educational institution. Highly recommend this for everyone!”

Alex Brown

Former Head-of-School at Lee Public Charter Montessori School

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“We’ve integrated Embracing Equity into the onboarding of all new employees at our organization. We've made it an initiative to have every employee go through this same training to allow us to have a shared language and investment in the ongoing cultivation of a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace.”

Kyle Edquist

Director of the Talent team at Rippleworks

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“Embracing Equity is precisely what organizational leaders need - development through an anti-racist, anti-bias framework and creating the capacity for organizational and cultural change. Embracing Equity gave me the gift of insight into my organization as never before.”

Jessica Deutsch

Educational Consultant & Former Partner at Wildflower Schools

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“I signed up for Embracing Equity seeking information about racism and the systemic effects in education. Instead, I healed.”

Britt Hawthorne

NYT Best-selling author of Raising Antiracist Children, educator, and ABAR facilitator

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“Embracing Equity is a new lifeline. I had grown lonely, despairing, and angry. Embracing Equity grounded me in knowing that it's possible and the learning was prophetic. Hearing about the amazing work so many leaders in our cohort are doing was an incredible boost to my hope bank, and overall energy level. I'm so grateful to have expanded my community and I am excited to build some new friendships. I am not alone.”

Jenn D.

Public School Principal

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“Embracing Equity has been a game-changer in my life. They have helped me to help my people understand the significance of the Yazzie vs. New Mexico Public Education Department court ruling and the ways in which our children can be seen and educated in a system that allows them to be their whole Indigenous selves inclusive of our native language and everything embedded in it...That’s why I am proud to be part of this growing movement and community.”

Trisha Moquino

Co-founder, Executive Director of Keres Children’s Learning Center⁣⁣

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“Embracing Equity is foundational to create liberated Montessori learning spaces. The facilitators create a brave space that challenges our willingness to be vulnerable lifelong learners. I believe that only when we show up as our true authentic selves and accept ourselves as works in progress can we become truly powerful. From this place of power, we can answer Dr. Montessori's call to action to transform the world. Thank you for the reflective, challenging and rejuvenating learning space!”

Dr. Luz Casquejo-Johnston

Founder of Parenting on Purpose & Professor of Montessori Teacher Education

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“Embracing Equity is addressing real world systemic racism in a way that empowers all of us to be part of the solution.”

Jennifer R.

Teacher

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"I found the Embracing Equity professional development to be a truly wonderful, healing experience. As a Black woman, talking and thinking about race has never been an option. However, I can count on one hand the number of times that I've engaged in responsible conversations about race in a way that doesn't require me to sacrifice my well-being for white participants. This interactive workshop gave me the time, tools, and community that I needed to begin my journey toward healing racial trauma. More importantly, Embracing Equity gave me the opportunity and permission to make it personal!"

Lorry Henderson

Product Manager at GreatSchools.org

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“Embracing Equity has been a critical friend and partner of Association Montessori International of the United States (AMI-USA). Dr. Maria Montessori’s call was to educate for peace. The charge for AMI/USA is to promote global peace, guide the natural development of all children to allow them to realize their full human potential, and to recognize and uphold human rights for all through the application of Montessori principles.”

Dr. Ayize Sabater

1st Black Executive Director of AMI/USA & Co-founder of the Black Montessori Educational Fund

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“The world would be a better place if Embracing Equity cohorts were a universal requirement. Highly recommend this for everyone!”

- Alex E

“The world would be a better place if Embracing Equity cohorts were a universal requirement. Highly recommend this for everyone!”

- Alex E

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