August 13 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
About this Event
Join Damonni Farley as we explore the concepts of racism, bias, oppression, and privilege and how to “safely” talk about them. Develop new listening skills to reduce bias and improve effectiveness for working across difference.
Damonni Farley is the Founder & CEO of Common Thread Consulting. A company committed to helping public, private and non-profit sector organizations achieve peak performance and maximum impact. Specializing in community engagement and public relations. Damonni is a creative and influential community leader working to empower the disenfranchised, as well as build bridges between cultures, geographic barriers, religious beliefs and social economic status.Because of Damonni’s success and expertise in youth development and community transformation, he is frequently invited to present at national, state and local conferences on his innovative work. He also serves as a technical advisor to numerous community groups and committees, including Southern Christian leadership Conference (SCLC), The Capital Region Youth Justice Team (RYJT), and Boys Day Out youth enrichment services (BDO) providing guidance and leadership. Presently, Damonni oversees a new school and community empowerment program that he designed grounded on the principles of the Cultural Broker. The model emphasizes that understanding the unique culture of a community is not just necessary, it’s a valued commodity.