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  1. 1. Empowering Youth Through Diversity & Inclusion Training Peter Mostachetti Christopher Wyble Michael Young October 7, 2016
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  3. 3. Peter Mostachetti pmostach@us.ibm.com @aerialpj he/him/his Christopher Wyble cwyble@us.ibm.com @sparklingwit he/him/his Mike Young miyoung@us.ibm.com he/him/his
  4. 4. Find the magic wands Start with a video! It wakes people up and gets them engaged.
  5. 5. Grab a sheet of paper Get people involved and talking. Peer-to-peer learning is more powerful than a lecturing instructor.
  6. 6. What is GLSEN? GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, is the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. GLSEN envisions a world in which every child learns to respect and accept all people. GLSEN Hudson Valley is a 100%-volunteer chapter serving Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, and Westchester Counties.
  7. 7. GLSEN Hudson Valley serves 2.3 million people across 4,550 square miles 1. 2012 US Census 2. NYS Department of Health You can do a lot with a little. Dont stress about your budget or the number of volunteers you have.
  8. 8. IBM celebrates 100 years
  9. 9. From one day to one year This is an opportunity to engage your ERG, and recruit new members without asking for a huge time commitment.
  10. 10. Partner to expand your reach 150 students trained on the first day 1,000+ each year since $6,500 in Community Grant funding from IBM to GLSEN Hudson Valley Connect with resources across your company to learn the rules of engagement, discover sources of funding, and obtain resources.
  11. 11. Table talk Who is your organization already partnering with? What group or constituency is your natural fit? How are you going to sell this back to your company? How is it aligned with their business and philanthropic goals? What first step are you going to take on Monday? If your participants publicly announce their goals, theyre far more likely to follow through.
  12. 12. Stand up if Take your environment and your participants into account. Be flexible and creative in adapting materials.
  13. 13. What obstacles will you face? Be prepared. Do your homework. And be sensitive.
  14. 14. Summary of your takeaways 1. Start with a video! It wakes people up and gets them engaged. 2. Get people involved and talking. Peer-to-peer learning is more powerful than a lecturing instructor. 3. You can do a lot with a little. Dont stress about your budget or the number of volunteers you have. 4. This is an opportunity to engage your ERG, and recruit new members without asking for a huge time commitment. 5. Connect with resources across your company to learn the rules of engagement, discover sources of funding, and obtain resources. 6. If your participants publicly announce their goals, theyre far more likely to follow through. 7. Take your environment and your participants into account. Be flexible and creative in adapting materials. 8. Be prepared. Do your homework. And be sensitive.
  15. 15. Free gifts with purchase Spend time going deep on your content rather than rushing through 90 slides in 90 minutes. Play to each team members strengths. Multiple voices create interest. Vary your activities and your media. It keeps people on their toes, wondering what will happen next. If you loved us, grab the presentation at ibm.biz/outandequal2016