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Facilitating Safer, Braver and Inclusive Virtual Spaces (webinar recording)

By: Marco Campana
November 27, 2020

Have you been attending or organizing more virtual meetings since the pandemic? Are you interested in strategies to design online gatherings that can foster dialogue and change?

In this webinar, you'll explore examples, tips, and ideas for how to co-create virtual spaces that are safer, braver, and more inclusive:

  • The concept of Indigenous cultural safety and how it can be broadly utilized to better understand our shared colonial history
  • The meaningful involvement of Indigenous peoples in virtual spaces
  • How to avoid tokenization and steer towards inclusive conversations in your work, including the development of policies to address anti-Indigenous racism within nonprofit organizations.

About Drawing Change

Drawing Change is a multi-racial and multi-gendered team of graphic recorders, graphic facilitators, and illustrators who use visuals to help you create connection and belonging through better meetings. They work with clients across sectors on complex problems and prioritize social impact work.

About the Speakers

Michelle Buchholz is a proud Wet’suwet’en woman and is a member of the Witset (Moricetown) Band. As a graphic recorder, facilitator and illustrator, Michelle has worked with various clients, including provincial and federal government, Indigenous organizations, universities, health authorities, and more. Her passion is to raise Indigenous people and communities up and to create meaningful relationships with her clients.

Adriana Contreras Correal is a bilingual Graphic Recorder, Illustrator & Designer (English/Spanish); born in Bogotá, Colombia and is fortunate to live on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations. As a Visual Practitioner, her role is to listen deeply, help make connections, capture information, tell stories and communicate ideas. Through her work, Adriana has supported projects in the fields of Migrant Justice, Racial Equity, Cultural Safety, Health, and Education.

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