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Voices for Racial Justice Training Request Inquiry Form
Thank you for your interest in working with Voices for Racial Justice (VRJ) for training, consultation, and education services.
VRJ facilitates a variety of trainings for corporate, non-profit, educational, grassroots, and other kinds of organizations within the Mni Sota Twin Cities and beyond. We strive to create tailored facilitations that fit the learning outcomes of the organization that supports the learning styles and outcomes needed for the group.
Please complete the following form to your best ability to help the VRJ team better understand your unique racial justice training needs at least 2-3 months prior to your desired dates of service. Our team will follow up with you regarding your inquiry within 1-2 weeks of your form submission.
What is your name?
What pronouns do you use?
What is your phone number?
What organization do you represent, if any? If not applicable, please write "N/A."
What is your organization's full address?
What are the ways your organization has engaged in racial justice work and/or initiatives in the past year? Tell us a story about why you have decided to pursue training and consultation services. How VRJ can best support your organization's vision?
What kind of organization are you submitting for? Select all that apply.
College or university
Primary or secondary school
Black, Indigenous, and/or People of Color owned
Crip and/or disabled owned
Refugee and/or immigrant owned
What kind of training or experience are you hoping to participate in?
Multi-part workshop series
Racial equity assessment and racial justice external review
Racial justice, equity, and inclusion strategic planning session(s)
Affinity or caucus space support
Art and healing experiences
Book and dialogue group
Art and dialogue group
What topic(s) are you hoping to explore in this session(s)? Select all that apply.
Racial identity development
Micro-aggressions and interrupting their impact
Violence prevention and harm reduction
Racism as a public health issue
Art, culture, and healing
Letting our ancestors lead
Food sovereignty and justice
Environmental justice and tending soil
Critical community and activism
Community engagement and capacity building
Strategic planning with an organization
Addressing and dismantling white supremacy and settler colonialism
Inclusive curriculum development
Immigration and border politics
How many participants do you anticipate engaging in this learning experience?
How long will this training experience last?
Multiple days/professional development sessions
Still trying to determine- would like to discuss this more with you
When is the desired training scheduled to occur? Please keep in mind that VRJ needs at least 2 months to develop and implement curriculum. VRJ may work with you to identify at least 2 other dates to facilitate as well.
VRJ strives to utilize universal design principles in our trainings to ensure they are accessible. We will work with our hosts regarding universal design principles for trainers and participants in each training. However, we also ask that organizations work to apply disability justice principles in their spaces as well. Please identify the tools you are able to provide for this training:
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ADA accessible spaces (including bathrooms, ramps, aisles, seating, parking, elevators, additional space for support people and animals, etc.)
Low fragrance spaces
Language translators as needed
Standing and/or alternative seatings spaces
Appropriate breaks throughout the training
Large print copies of materials
Considerations of food and environmental alelrgies
We need to explore more regarding universal design and accessibility within our organziation.
What is your full budget for this training? VRJ's trainers are expert consultants in racial justice, equity, and inclusion and will work with organizations based on their available funding structures.
What are 2 learning outcomes you hope participants will achieve from engaging in this learning experience?
How did you learn about VRJ?
Referral (if so, please list the person's name in "other")
Attended a previous event/training
Current and/or sustaining donor (Thank you!)
Please list any questions and/or comments here.
Thank you for your inquiry. We are excited to work with you and build community. We will respond do your submission within 1-2 weeks. If you have any additional questions, please e-mail Heather C. Lou (she/her/hers), Director of Training, at email@example.com. Thank you!
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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