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Live-interactive Online Training via Zoom
A Strength-based Approach to Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 7:00PM – 8:30PM EST
Federal, state and corporate policies aim to create a culturally-affirming and inclusive environment for youth engaged in sports-based programs who self-identify as LGBTQ+. This session aims to create a supportive environment exploring foundational concepts of terminology, legal protections and considerate communication best practices. Coaches and Mentors will leave this session with practical steps and effective strategies to foster an inclusive, non-discriminatory, sport participation environment for youth who self-identify as LGBTQ+.
Culturally Responsive Mentoring & Coaching
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 7:00PM – 8:30PM EST
This training is designed for coaches and mentors who work in after-school or sports-based programs. Participants will be provided with a framework for engaging Black and Latino youth in sports and educational activities utilizing strength-based approaches. Culturally relevant solutions for re-framing the youth/coach/mentor relationship will be provided by a certified cultural and linguistic competence trainer. Best practices for developing authentic cross-cultural interactions will serve as a sports-programming retention strategy.
Some photos from the first webinar on March 31 about Conceptualizations of Power and Privilege!