INCLUSION & BELONGING (DEIB)
The Simple Truth Is You Have to Do The Work.
Have you ever heard the saying, "There's no way out but through?" Well, in so many ways, it is true. For far too long, organizations and companies have simply been able to pass or rather stand on the surface of diversity, equity, and inclusion-related issues. Unfortunately, whether you're championing women, LGBTQ rights, racial inequity, or workplace diversity, in today's global and political climate, diversity, equity, and inclusion are hot-button topics. It can be faced head-on or is sometimes tactfully or blatantly ignored.
The Be! Agency is a company that acknowledges the sensitive matters that DEIB topics can bring about amongst individuals and within organizations. We offer services to intentionally and expertly work with individuals and entities of unique scale to reach a point of consciousness, intention, accountability, inclusion, and, more importantly, true belonging. We acknowledge that our intersectionalities significantly influence how we live, work, socialize, and are seen in the world. That's why we don't treat every situation the same. Our goal is to focus on the client and their needs because we all are different, and we are committed to helping not only ourselves but our clients to create a workplace culture that values and respects the differences among individuals and ensures that everyone feels included and valued.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Strategy Development
Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) strategy development is a comprehensive approach to creating an organizational culture that values and respects individual differences and ensures everyone feels included and valued. At The Be! Agency, we specialize in DEIB strategy development to help organizations of all sizes and industries create a workplace culture that fosters diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Our experienced consultants work closely with you to understand your organizational goals, develop customized DEIB solutions, and create actionable plans that drive cultural change and promote engagement. Let us help you create a workplace where everyone feels valued, respected, and empowered.
Equity Assessments & Planning
Equity assessments and planning is a comprehensive approach to identifying and addressing systemic barriers to equity in the workplace. At The Be! Agency, we offer customized equity assessments and planning services designed to help organizations of all sizes and industries foster diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. This often involves developing new policies and practices, providing training and support for managers and employees, and developing systems to track progress and measure the effectiveness of the equity plan. Our experienced consultants conduct thorough equity assessments to identify areas of inequity and work with you to develop actionable plans that promote equity and create a more inclusive and engaged workplace culture.
Cultural Competency Training
Cultural competency training and development are essential to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. The Be! Agency offers customized training programs to help organizations of all sizes and industries improve cross-cultural communication, promote cultural understanding and awareness, and build a more inclusive and engaged workplace culture. Our experienced consultants work closely with you to develop and implement training programs tailored to your organization's unique needs and challenges. These trainings range in topic, including cultural differences, communication styles, values, and customs which help create a more inclusive and culturally sensitive workplace environment, enhancing productivity.
LGBTQIA+ Inclusivity Training & Development
LGBTQIA+ inclusivity training and development typically involves a combination of education, discussion, and skill-building exercises to promote understanding, sensitivity, and inclusivity towards individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, and other diverse identities within the LGBTQIA+ community. Our customized training covers various topics, including LGBTQIA+ terminology, workplace policies and practices, and strategies for creating a more inclusive and supportive workplace environment. The training is typically customized to the specific needs and challenges of the organization and can be delivered in various formats, including interactive workshops and seminars.
Anti-racism training and development is a process that helps individuals and organizations develop the skills and knowledge needed to recognize and confront racism in all its forms. Our anti-racism training and development services are designed to help organizations create a more equitable and inclusive workplace culture. Our experienced consultants work closely with you to develop and implement customized programs that promote awareness, understanding, and action against racism. Topics include unconscious bias, microaggressions, privilege, power dynamics, and systemic racism. We utilize a variety of interactive and engaging training methods to help participants develop the skills and knowledge they need to recognize and address racism in their personal and professional lives. Our anti-racism training and development services can help you create a workplace culture that is welcoming, respectful, and supportive of all individuals.
Employee Resource Group (ERG) Strategy & Development
Employee Resource Group (ERG) strategy and development involves establishing and supporting employee-led groups that promote workplace diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Be! Agency provides customized ERG programs that align with your organization's goals and values. We work closely with you to conduct a needs assessment, develop ERG programs and policies, and provide training and support to ERG leaders and members. Our consultants also monitor and evaluate ERG effectiveness to ensure your organization benefits from a diverse and inclusive workplace culture. By partnering with The Be! Agency for ERG strategy and development, you can create a more welcoming and supportive work environment for all employees.