The existence of inequality and bias is rising all over the world. The need to create meaningful, lasting change and impact is only growing stronger. 

Even in organizations striving to lead their industries on diversity and inclusion, many current “gold standard” interventions are not effectively reducing bias or inequality. 

 Sandbox Centre, and Partners that are committed to making change, excitedly invite you to join the Equity SequenceTM  Program. Become equipped with the framework and tool that can be used in every day life, work, and any key decision to reduce bias, make it more inclusive, and equitable.  Delivered virtually, this program will have you making change from day one with one question and one decision at a time when applying to real-world scenarios. Do you observe or experience inequity and care about making change? Join us. Whether it’s a quick leap or a massive cannonball, now is the time to jump into creating a wave of epic impact for the future of our organizations, our region, and the next generation of courageous innovators. 

why participate?

  • Lead our region in playing an active role to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace 
  • Reduce bias and increase equity where we live, work, and play
  • Curious about learning what does and doesn’t work when it comes to trying to create equitable behaviour change 
  • Educate teams at any level to utilize a new perspective when it comes to drafting communications, planning events, writing policy, designing strategy, creating programs, and MORE
  • Contribute to making more equitable decisions
  • Empower your people and organization to build equality from day one 

what will you gain?

  • Identification of exciting near-term and real-world opportunities to apply the Equity SequenceTM to the benefit of your organization, your culture, and the people you serve
  • Understanding of biases and inequities faced in the current landscape through collaborative, effective, and engaging virtual conversations about building equity, while applying learnings to real-life scenarios
  • Equipped with tools to expand equity by asking a series of powerful equity-focused & strategic questions without judgement, and with curiosity and respect
  • Leave feeling confident that building equity is possible, good for business, and uplifting
  • Conclude with a certification of completion 

program outline

PHASE 1: launching the practice

Participants connect to and discuss the compelling reasons, both social and organizational, to advance equity, diversity, and inclusion. Introduction to the Equity SequenceTM, a series of focused questions they can apply individually and collectively when making key decisions. From a peer demonstration see how the Equity SequenceTM  can be applied in practice.

PHASE 2: self-paced online learning

Participants will learn the Equity SequenceTM online. Learners practice applying the Equity SequenceTM to one or more relevant case studies of their choice before ultimately applying it to work they’re doing already, anyway. Have collaborative, effective, and engaging virtual conversations about building equity, while applying those learnings to these real-life scenarios. Learners will have identified exciting near-term and real-world opportunities to apply the Equity SequenceTM to the benefit of your organization, your culture, and the people you serve.

PHASE 3: advancing & applying - collaborative workshop

Participants will work together by connecting to and discussing the compelling reasons, both social and organizational, to advance equity, diversity, and inclusion. This will be done through content tailored to your business, your clients and stakeholders, and broader sectoral context. Be supported in identifying the linkage between business challenges and equality challenges. Together we apply the Equity SequenceTM for your chance to uncover – together – opportunities to make it more equitable and inclusive for all!

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application ELIGIBILITY & program details

  • Each phase will be delivered virtually 
  • Value of program is $300.00 per participant. SBX and supporting Partners who have made the opportunity possible to provide this program are offering it by no cost to participants as we believe there should be no barrier to cost when it comes to making positive change among our community. That being said, we are asking applicants to provide a message on why they should be selected to participate in this program. Each application will be carefully considered and those selected will be notified with further instruction on what to expect when the program begins. Applicants who are not selected for this upcoming cohort will be considered and encouraged to participate in the next scheduled cohort.

  • Please note this program is intentionally limited in size for registration to ensure the experience is enriching, reflective, and impactful.

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