*The following presentations are perfect for diversity conferences, Black History Month, and more!*
Stand Your Ground- How to Become What They Never Thought You Could
The outcome of the Trayvon Martin case indicated how society undervalues the lives of young black males. It also seemed to start a devastating trend of unarmed black men getting killed by white officers. This session is a “straight talk” session that is designed to discuss solutions to some of the biggest problems in the black and brown communities which are: (1) The break down of black families, (2) A lack of relevant education, & (3) A lack of career advancement.
In this powerful presentation attendees will learn:
- 4 ways to overcome negativity and unfairness in society.
- Their true purpose and how to share it.
- Practical strategies to cure systemic oppression in their micro-communities.
Why’d They Kill Dr. King, and Did It Work? 4 Ways to Resurrect the Dream.
There are numerous conspiracy theories surrounding the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In this presentation we will not look at the conspiracies but rather we will analyze what Dr. King stood for and discuss his dynamic leadership style and how it impacted the Civil Rights Movement and how it impacts us now.
After this presentation student leaders will learn:
- Why Dr. King’s strategies worked and how we can use the principles now to bring about change.
- What diversity is and how to utilize it in everyday life.
- How to become a successful leader and advocate of a cause you are passionate about.
The Talk– Helping your students deal with the sensitive issues of today
All student leaders have to deal with diversity which can oftentimes be very difficult and problematic. In this no holds barred sensitive conversation Odell Bizzell teaches student leaders how to have “the talk” with conservative students on campus that may have trouble with the liberal movements of the day.
In this powerful discussion students will learn:
- The difference between Accommodation & Compromise.
- How to navigate through the tough topics of race & inequality for underrepresented groups when current events bring them up.
- How to facilitate the conversation between those that agree & disagree with the movements of the day.