EDUCATION WORKSHOPS, PROGRAMS & CONSULTATION SERVICES
to empower current and future leaders for community transformation
EDUCATION & CONSULTATION FOR BUSINESS & COMMUNITY
Diversity & Inclusion
Diversity and inclusion are strategic business imperatives for every workplace. NCCJ offers customized programs to businesses and organizations which are essential to creating a more positive and productive work environment. Also, in partnership with Sinclair Workforce Development, NCCJ helps to address employer needs for fostering and sustaining a diverse and inclusive culture in support of talent acquisition, brand management, corporate purpose and performance.
Select topics provided for companies and organizations include:
• Diversity Skills for Today’s Workplace
• Workplace Safety; Freedom from Workplace Harassment
• Valuing Multigenerational Differences
• Disability Awareness
• Impact of unconscious/implicit bias in the workplace
YOUTH EDUCATION & PROGRAMS
AGENTS OF CHANGE
A six week program that educates students on racism, sexism and classism while giving them the necessary leadership skills to become Agents of Change in their school and community.
A 2.5 day residential program, with a year of follow-up activities, for high school students. At Anytown, young people address societal issues such as race, ethnicity, gender, religion, economic status, disability and sexual orientation. Delegates live and interact with a diverse group of their peers, learning to build an inclusive and respectful community. By the end of Anytown, these young people have the skills and confidence to speak up for others and themselves.
CHANGING IN THE MIDDLE
Teaches middle-school students self-respect and respect for others, while celebrating each other’s differences, and helps them identify methods to build inclusive school environments.
POLICE & YOUTH TOGETHER
Offered in collaboration with area law enforcement agencies, PAYT is an intensive summer week long day camp with a year of follow-up activities, for students ages 10-12 from diverse communities. Also a summer neighborhood format (for six weeks) is offered at Westwood Freedom School, East End Community Services (Miracle Makers program) and Dakota Center (Life Enrichment program) hosted by Wesley Center. PAYT builds bridges between police and youth and their family, teaching respect and appreciation of differences. PAYT helps to create inclusive, peaceful communities.
An innovative conflict management program offered in elementary schools and summer programs as a way to reduce bullying and peer pressure, while increasing empathy and understanding. Teachers report increased respect and a decrease in classroom behavior problems as a result of Second Step.
“Students Promoting Inclusion, Diversity and Equity through Education” is a youth leadership program that prepares high school students to be leaders in their school and role models to younger students. High school students are taught facilitation skills on topics including team building, communication skills, and diversity. They use these skills to provide day long workshops in the elementary schools. This program helps build community, positive relationships and coping skills that create students who are prepared to face challenges that they may encounter throughout their life.
COMMUNITY ADVOCACY & ACTION
NCCJ is an active member of the Community Police Council (CPC) that serves the Dayton community by ensuring mutual responsibility and accountability for public safety.
ETHNIC AND DIVERSITY CAUCUS
Through the Caucus, NCCJ brings together a diverse group of local leaders to advocate for Dayton area refugees and immigrants to promote their integration into the community. The Caucus organizes a Diversity and Inclusion Forum as well as World Refugee Day, a lively outdoor celebration.
UNITED AGAINST VIOLENCE
NCCJ is a partner in this collaboration of people and organizations committed to changing the culture of violence through the development of knowledge and skills to bring systemic change resulting in a safer community.