Supporting the Wellbeing of Black Employees During a Time of Crisis and Trauma

For years, the Black community has had to witness brutality and injustice in the headlines and on social media, most recently with the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. It is critical that organizations offer Black employees support as they process social injustice, systemic racism and these traumatic recent events. During this session, you’ll learn best practices for offering resources during these difficult times.

Learn how to:

  • Provide safe forums for Black employees to express their thoughts and feelings
  • Listen closely to what Black employees say they need to feel supported in your organization
  • Avoid minimizing or negating the experiences of Black employees in your conversations
  • Take action to show allyship to the Black community as they process and respond to injustice
  • Thania Cadet
    Vice President, Customer Success
    Morneau Shepell