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Brave Lil' Convos is a monthly series that equips people with vocabulary, skills, and tools to lead and participate in brave conversations about racial injustice, equity, and tolerance in the workplace. 
 
Monthly topics vary based on timely issues and suggestions from participants.

UPCOMING SESSION

(New participant? Use code: NEWCONNECTION)

March 13, 2024 at 12:00 PM CST

Brave Lil' Convos: Winter Session 2024
 

RISING WOMEN, ELEVATING COMMUNITIES

MAR 13th AT 12PM CST

 

Get ready for an engaging Brave Lil' Convo where we dive deep into the extraordinary women who have influenced social change throughout the years. Our special guest, Immigration Attorney Marisabel Cabrera, will discuss her views on historical milestones and contemporary movements led by women in Milwaukee. Be part of the conversation and explore how we can all play a role in carrying forward the momentum of change ignited by these fearless leaders.

 

Reminder: Brave Lil’ Convos is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.

Who should attend: This session is open to community supporters, activists, and organizations who want to make a difference through their work.

 

Learning Outcomes:​

  1. Discover impactful strategies to improve community and workplace outcomes

  2. Increase women involvement and recognition within tasks and projects

  3. Diversify your workplace through intentional networking, hiring and promoting

  4. PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM

 

Free for first-timers with code: NEWCONNECTION

ALL WELCOME! We know your days are busy. If you can only make a portion of the session, still join us!

Have a topic you'd like us to cover? Email Team@ColorfulConnections.com

HOW DOES IT WORK?

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Register for the Brave Lil' Convo topic you're interested in. We recommend signing up for a topic that is just outside your comfort zone! 

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You'll receive an initial email and a few email reminders with a zoom link to join the conversation live. Brave Lil' Convos are scheduled over the central time lunch hour (12pm CT). 

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You'll join a live, virtual session where members of the Colorful Connections team and/or special guests will lead you through the month's respective topic. We encourage you to come with questions. We want our participants to feel confident to share thoughts and questions throughout the disucssion! 

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After the discussion you'll receive an email with leave behinds, recommendations for further reading/research and a short survey to let us know what you thought!

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By attending a Brave Lil' Convo, you'll walk away with tangible tools that will better equip you for complex conversations and help you build a more inclusive workplace.

PAST BRAVE LIL' CONVO SPECIAL GUESTS

One of the things we like to brag about here at Colorful Connections is our talented and diverse network!

Here are some of our past guests who are leaders and experts in their field and community. 

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TAMMY BELTON-DAVIS
Founder + Principal of Athena Communication
Session Led: Getting Black History Month Right | January 26, 2022

With a background in government, education, and public relations, Tammy Belton-Davis launched Athena Communications over a decade ago. Athena delivers strategic branding, communications, and inclusion practices to its corporate and government affairs partners engaged in transformational and systems change work. Tammy is an award-winning public relations and diversity professional having been inducted into Alverno College’s Vanguard Society, the highest honor bestowed upon an alumnus for their professional achievement and community service in 2017. In 2021, she was a part of the inaugural class of Most Notable Alumni, a recognition for distinguished alumni recognized by the Biz Times. She has past recognitions as 2017 Center of Change for commitment to work as a change agent in Milwaukee and her firm was recognized with a Diversity in Business Award by the Milwaukee Business Journal.

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