The correlations and connections between Black, Latinx, and Multicultural Greeks run deep. This cultural appreciation is explored to unlock the potential impact that intra council collaboration can achieve by increasing understanding around the customs and traditions
of these culturally based fraternal organizations (CBFOs).
Social media, movies and pop culture perpetuate an entertainment narrative of the Divine Nine (D9). We challenge and deconstruct this narrative by empowering participants with the culture and context related to the true purpose of these orgs. Choose a “Meet the Greek” edition (for interested students), a cross council edition (for IFC/NPC) or Neo Edition (for new D9 members).
Being Color Blind sounds politically correct.
It is, however, culturally, scientifically, historically, and operationally problematic. We utilize compelling examples and thought-provoking dialogues to debunk this commonly used myth. We also empower participants with insight and strategy to become stronger, coalition-building change agents in their communities.
As organizations develop their DEI strategies and chapters build DEI plans, DEI chairs and their committees inevitable have questions about their roles, goals and work.
We empower these important positions with tools to properly assess, plan, identify resources, and formulate next steps to take their chapters and organizations to the
One can’t lead others without leading themselves first. Getting serious about mental health is a key component of this leadership. Positive self-talk and coping mechanisms along with other personal strategies will inspire participants to live healthy and productive lives.
Energy. Excitement. Engagement – descriptors that capture our customized retreats for members of culturally based-fraternal organizations (CBFOs). Choose from one of our Impactful topics such as values-based leadership, growth/sustainability, hazing prevention/intervention or unity and conflict management/resolution. Create an unforgettable and impactful experience for your CBFO community today!
Sisterhood and Leadership - a powerful combination. This combination is necessary to build the support and guidance to address the challenges that women of color face on a daily basis. Participants learn how to proactively and constructively address issues of racism, sexism in school, work and beyond.
Tradition or Trash? Hazing is often justified
On false pretenses and half-truths. We destroy these notions with Real Talk and Real Solutions -Cultural Competency + Hazing Prevention utilizing a unique blend of cultural, operational, and legal story telling we connect with participants in a relatable way to empower them to build safe, healthy, and sustainable communities .
Did you know that Texas was not the only state to hear about the emancipation of African Americans from slavery in the United States?
Learn about this and more regarding the culture, context, and history of the 150-year-old tradition that is now celebrated as a federal holiday.
What direction are you leading your team? How does your leadership styles compliment each other? What can you do to improve your collaboration and connection? These and many more questions are answered in this activity-based leadership journey. Guiding participants in a real time exercise the facilitator empowers them with best practices to improve personal and professional leadership skills.
Leadership Compass focuses on values-based leadership and is a part of our NEXTLevel Leadership Series
Minimize obligations. Maximize performance. We blend time, energy and stress management to empower participants to achieve these goals in a healthy and sustainable way. We teach techniques to break through procrastination, identify others for your team and increase trust while delegating responsibilities in others.
Doing The Most focuses on time, energy and stress management and is a part of our NEXTLevel Leadership Series
Agree to disagree. Doing so requires civility and most of all respect. How one handles conflicts ultimately determines whether they achieve these goals. We empower participants with a framework to analyze varying attitudes and behaviors, different perspectives and backgrounds and general stereotypical perceptions of each other. We also review various styles of conflict management along with best practices and strategies outlined to facilitate a healthy and civil discourse for communication.
No More Drama focuses on communication and is a part of our NEXTLevel Leadership Series
Learn more cultural context and an advocacy platform that delves deep into the origins of the civil rights movement to illustrate the origins of “sit-ins” the leadership strategies originally utilized in these non-violent protests, and how to utilize this information to effectuate positive and sustainable change in your community.
A successful collegiate career starts with excelling academically. But one must lead in the classroom as well as their community. Participants learn student success + diversity, equity and inclusion (DEl), to provide a powerful framework to maximize their personal and professional opportunities and impact.
The Vice President of the United States is an HBCU graduate. Dion Sanders and Jackson State U re-established Black college football to national prominence. Politically and socially HBCUs are experiencing a renaissance. Learn the original purpose and why these institutions are relevant for the future of both the country and the world.
A healthy and constructive environment plays a significant role in maximizing productivity and impact. This session positions participants with the tools to contribute to building a conducive environment through self-reflection and assessment. Self-evaluative exercises are the next steps in increasing accountability as it relates to behavior and actions. By exploring intentional and unintentional behaviors the facilitator empowers participants with best practices to build inclusive environments by understanding microaggressions and how to respond to address them in a supportive and constructive way.
Microaggressions focuses on context and is a part of our Advocacy and Action TM Series
There has been a series of events that have taken place in America igniting what appears to be a new social justice movement. Although the movement is gaining new life, the strategies are historically rooted in civil rights movements. We highlight key points of these movements through history and culture to empower participants with organization and advocacy skills to serve as agents of change in their communities.
Protest For Peace focuses on commitment and is a part of our Advocacy and Action Series
Are 1st Amendment rights absolute? What is the difference between hate speech and hate crimes? How can students reconcile the intersectionality of legal rights, social justice and culture and community? These powerful and informative session blends legal and cultural components to promote civility and respect through education and understanding in a constructive and healthy manner. Deconstructing cancel culture and empowering participants with interpersonal verbal and written communication skills better equips them to implement change through social media and their daily interactions in their community.
Hate, Hope and Healing focuses on communication and is a part of our Advocacy and Action Series
The question is examined on three different levels: first as a man (generally), next as a man of color, and finally as an undergraduate college student. The presenter reinforces basic core values such as respect, humility, and image, with a special sensitivity to these different cultural contexts. These, along with other personal characteristics are explored to challenge participants to reexamine their behaviors to improve them both in a personal and professional context. Utilizing the basic tenants of observing, assessing, acting and following-up the presenter also focuses on short term and long-term strategies for participants to implement to improve academic performance while better serving their families, friends, and communities.
What Makes a Man focuses on values-based leadership and decision-making processes and is a part of our Be Better Series
In communities of color there are written and unwritten rules for the meaning of respect.
We challenge the origins of these general notions and provides a cultural objective framework grounded in traditional African rites of passage to accomplish this goal. Additionally, utilizing a historical lens, as it relates to Black Americans, the presenter shares context and insight into why respect resonates so deeply in the African American community and why it means so much. This internal structure is necessary to establish clear and healthy boundaries for success. Externally, at a campus level, strategies are also shared on how to deal with microaggressive behavior that may challenge this internal structure. The goal is to empower students of color with constructive ways to address and process these experiences in a healthy and positive way.
Earned Not Given focuses on Black History and Microaggressions and is a part of our Be Better Series
Money only does what you tell it to do. Unfortunately, people don’t know what to say. We often learn spending habits from our parents and families. Sometimes that is good, more often than not, it can serve as a hindrance.
As young professionals prepare for personal and professional success it is critical to master financial literacy and money management. Possessing a clear understanding of economic empowerment is instrumental in maximizing these opportunities. Our session empowers participants by teaching budgeting, debt, financial planning and productive spending habits.
C.R.E.A.M focuses on financial literacy and decision-making processes and is a part of our Be Better Series
Our award-winning online course was developed with Prevent.Zone by AliveTek, a leader in e-learning. This one-hour course is perfect for all college students, members of fraternities and sororities, athletics, campus groups and clubs. Available as single purchase or for group purchases at discounted prices. Contact us today for your free demo!
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Our multimedia educational experiences can comply with your accessibility standards and needs by utilizing subtitles for videos, building-in slide designs for inclusive reading order, colors, accessible hyperlink texts along with accessible font format and color. If you wish to book a sign language interpreter to accompany our sessions, we will work with you to ensure our program works with your interpreters. For our virtual educational experiences we enhance engagement by incorporating a virtual staff person who monitors the chat, responds to participants, adds content that is consistent to the presentation and monitors the session.
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