Courageous Allyship is a regular program dedicated to amplifying programming for intersectional identities to explore and gather.
About this Event
Join CWCC and SDR Events for part two, in a three-part series, uncovering the importance of allyship between men and women.
Forbes recently wrote how allyship is about building healthy relationships based on trust, consistency, and accountability. Through this series, we will discover the importance of allyship and identifying the ways in which these relationships positively affect self-growth, relationships, and contributes to overall business success.
We invite men and womxn who are committed to self-improvement by courageously exploring allyship and it’s ability to build and improve the world in which they inhabit.
About this session
We will cover multifaceted topics revolving around allyship in:
Standing AGAINST Injustice
Equity in the Home
Through this series, participants will improve their ability to advocate for womxn, create and maintain healthy friendships, develop emotionally available care taking practices, and implement allyship in leadership. While this is a three-part series, you can participate in one, two, or all of the series and still receive the benefits of the program!
About the series Courageous Allyship
Courageous Allyship is a regular program dedicated to amplifying programming for intersectional identities to explore and gather. The CWCC and SDR Events aims to provide a trusted & safe space for all individuals.
Meet Our Facilitators
Michael Acuna is an artist that utilizes creativity to engage restorative justice, social equality and mental health through poetry, music, and creative workshop. He has partnered with The Office of the independent monitor, Youth On record and local organizations facilitating conversations around Implicit bias, ingenious, and immigrant rights as well as identity. Michael is one of three Co-founders of Tribal Zyphers a program that teaches youth the culture of hip-hop as a rite of passage. The artist ILL Se7en aka Acuna Black is an accomplished artist that has traveled and toured internationally. Michael has received several accolades for his passion to reform a broken system. In 2018 Michael received a Master Mind Award from the Denver Westword and redline art gallery. He’s also received an MBK 25 award from the My brother keeper initiative founded by President Obama in 2014. In early 2019 ILL was invited to be a Ted-X Speaker on Implicit bias and adolescent development. ILL Se7en is currently consulting and speaking on the importance to push forward the narrative of Implicit bias, utilizing art as a platform of change.
UB has a passion for helping #PEOPLEMATTER. He has a clear perspective of the good, bad and ugly of how companies are being built. Surviving workplace violence and his Latino background help define that perspective. As such, he is an advocate for people safety and happiness. He thrives in helping people overcome internal obstacles to be better humans to themselves and others.
As an advocate he helps companies attract, hire and develop more inclusive and diverse talent. He speaks about the future of work and building inclusive companies. Through his work as Founder and CEO of Breaking the Bias, he strives to help people understand their own biases and build a Code of Curiosity, Empathy and Conscious Communication.
Through coaching, Kenna is called to guide women through today’s fast paced dating world while valuing every person and their unique being. No matter what, she helps people expand in love, and gets them results. Kenna is a firm believer, “ We can have the most brilliant and healthy relationships in history, but we have to date for the future and not from the past.”
Virginia (Ginna) Santy, PhD.
Virginia (Ginna) Santy, Ph.D., is the CEO and co-founder of Women in Kind and a researcher and thought leader in the area of women, work, and re-conceptualizing the relationship between data and design in support of women’s economic well-being. She has presented her research on women and work at conferences around the world and worked with a variety of clients to implement programs supporting women’s needs in the public and private sector. Her research on women and leadership in the workplace won her the Researcher of the Year Award—the top recognition in her field—from the Organization for Research on Women and Communication. Her most recent publication addresses issues of women and work post-Great Recession, including wage equity, access to non-traditional fields, and work-life balance. Currently, Virginia works with cities to incorporate data into design practices and build cities to support women’s economic success. Last but not least, Ginna is the mother of a warrior-hearted daughter.