Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the American Economy

A Course for Small Business Aggregators, Government, and Corporations…

Learn why a DEI framework is a measurable, key factor in rural economies and how it impacts relationships, organizations, markets, and the bottom line.

Deepen your understanding of DEI and how it impacts your businesses, organizational budgets and our economy.

Understand how powerful a DEI initiative can be in reaching target markets and building viable vibrant businesses.

The Course


Modules 1 & 2 – Framework for Equity

Module 1: Viewing the American Economy with a Race Equity Lens:

The history that developed the American economy is intriguing and thought-provoking. This module explores critical milestones in this development century by century. Examining this history helps us to gain valuable insight into our current economy.

Module 2: Understanding the Racial Wealth Gap 2022

An interactive workshop using board games, perspective swapping and data to address the racial wealth gap, its causes, and its impacts on local rural economies.

Modules 3, 4, & 5 – Making Equity Work for Your Organization

Module 3: Policies and Practices that Perpetuate the Racial Wealth Divide:

We explore in this module the underlying intersection of policies across sectors that inform and perpetuate the wealth gap. We also share proven and practical methods to shift toward more equity-based policy-making frameworks.

Module 4: Casting a New Vision for Prosperity:

An interactive workshop that explores economies built on an abundance framework through games and case studies, with a goal to transform narratives of scarcity and zero-sum mental models.

Module 5: Leveraging Diversity and Inclusion for Organizational Excellence:

We consider the hidden variables of DEI in our organizational outcomes and share how to turn challenging situations into opportunities that can positively impact your organization’s bottom line.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the course?

The entire course is 20 hours – each course is 4 hours long.

The course can be tailored according to your needs.

Do organizations have to buy all five modules?

We highly recommend you purchase Modules 1 and 2, which helps you build a foundation for the DEI work.

The other modules can be taken individually or mixed or matched as part of a training retreat.

Do we have to take the modules in numerical order?

Only Modules 1 and 2 are required in order. The other modules can be taken individually at your preference.

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