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With over 15 years of experience working in the diversity and social justice training field, I can create workshops, seminars and retreats that enable your team to move through conversations about inclusion, and can assist in examining policies that better help your organization be more productive to a wide variety of communities. I believe through dialogue, amazing things can happen to interpersonal relationships, workplace teams, and organizational culture.

Victor Santana-Melgoza

Workshops

The central question my workshops wrestle with is how we live a life based on values of inclusion. I use a theoretical framework to lay a foundation on how to talk about issues of diversity and social justice, then move on to practical applications.

Through interactive exercises, and with a little dose of humor, I offer opportunities to try new things, mess up, challenge yourself, and practice giving yourself and others a little bit of grace to go through the process.

Each workshop and training comes with time for reflection, small group shares, and large group discussions.

News

Summer has come into full swing already. Here are just some of the things I have been and will be working on so far...

  • I have been working with DRC Learning Solutions, an educational learning solutions consulting firm based in Portland, OR, in developing workshop and training curricula for local environmental nonprofit organizations. 
  • I am working with the Bob and Renee Parsons Branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix in the implementation of their new Tween summer programming.
  • I have been asked to appear as a guest for an upcoming Inclusive Activism podcast.

Why Hire me?

I have conducted workshops, trainings, and speeches with student organizations, university staffs, professional groups, and nonprofit associations. Consider booking me for:

  • Workshops / Seminars
  • Group Training / Retreat Facilitation
  • Speeches / Keynote Addresses
  • Group / Team Development
  • Professional Mediation
  • Train-the-Trainer / Facilitator Trainings
  • Organizational Analysis & Consultation
  • Curriculum Development

 



Diversity Talks | Victor Santana-Melgoza | Ph: (541) 231-4768 | victor@diversitytalks.com