Social Justice in Work & Life
With Cicely Belle Blain and Becca Schwenk
May 20 - 25, 2022
Integrate anti-oppressive values into your personal and professional life in this interactive and dynamic program. Explore unlimited possibilities with the leaders of Bakau Consulting, one of Canada’s largest equity, inclusion and anti-racism consulting companies.
Through engaging, interactive activities, reflective prompts, ‘aha’ moments, and skill-building perspectives, build the tools to apply learnings in all aspects of your life.
You will learn:
- anti-oppression fundaments
- introduction to racial justice
- foundations of gender and sexuality
- embracing inclusive language
- unpacking unconscious bias
These invaluable lessons will strengthen your understanding of, and commitment to social justice values; equipping you with the tools to make real change in your communities.
A detailed schedule will be available 1-2 weeks in advance of the program. View sample schedule here.
Terms & Conditions
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Health & Safety
By order of the Provincial Health Office, we will be requiring all our guests to provide proof of at least one vaccination, starting September 12th 2021. Learn more here.
Cicely Belle Blain (they/them), CEO & Principal Consultant, founded Bakau Consulting (formerly Cicely Blain Consulting) in 2018 and has grown the company to serve over 1000 clients worldwide. Some of their most notable professional achievements include speaking at the United Nations Summit in Quito, Ecuador, developing an Intersectionality Toolkit for the City of Vancouver and presenting the keynote address for the 2020 graduating ceremony at University of British Columbia, their alma mater. Cicely Belle is a Black/mixed, queer non-binary femme from London, UK now living on the lands of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh people. Their ancestry is a mix of…
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Becca Schwenk (she/they), CPO, is an innovator who thrives when applying her creativity to justice-centred work. Becca is currently kvelling (verb, present participle: feeling happy and proud) about her recent creation of Bakau’s 3-month Facilitation Certificate Program, which runs annually. Her honed skills of note include relationship building, transformative consulting, people leading, and anti-oppressive business advising. With 10+ years of experience in anti-oppression, she is all about deep and meaningful analyses of injustice paired with innovative solutions. Becca completed her bachelor’s degree at McGill University, majoring in both Sociology and Gender, Sexuality, Feminism, and Social Justice (GSFS). She conducted research…
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