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Individuals at a Spectrum Event

Consultation & Education

In living out our core values, Spectrum is committed to working with agencies, organizations, businesses, and groups to make our ensure all spaces are not just safe, but affirming for our 2SLGBTQIA+ family, friends, accomplices, and community.

 

All consultation and education services are rooted in anti-racism, anti-oppression, uplifting indigeneity, and using a critical and intersectional lens to examine our worlds. Spectrum’s Education Team provides queer and anti-racist cultural fluency workshops throughout the Inland Northwest to educate others on the specific needs and concerns of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. 

Our education team focuses on building inclusive language, awareness of contemporary issues, and understanding of the unique needs of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. The members of our facilitation team are highly skilled and represent a range of identities and backgrounds.

Consultation Services include but are not limited to: 

  1. Organizational Equity Assessment of business practices

  2. Auditing organization policies, statements, and consumer facing product for active inclusion

  3. Education from an anti-racist, decolonized, and critical lens

Consultation

Education

Our consultation and workshop services are part of Spectrum’s revenue stream and serves the Spokane and surrounding queer community by:

  1. Supporting organizations in order to improve the quality of services and interactions for their employees and clients

  2. Compensating the labor of experts within our community for their knowledge

  3. Generating income to directly support our programs

For a brief description of each workshop and pricing information please click here.

Our most frequently requested workshops are: 

  • Working with LGBTQIA2S+ Communities

  • Creating Equity through Chosen Names and Affirming Gender Identities (a pronoun training)

  • Intersections of Identity

  • Bias: Understanding and Interrupting 

Interested in learning more?

Our team is excited to work with you to meet the unique needs of your organization, staff, and clients through consultation and customized training.

 

To request a quote for services, schedule a workshop, or anything related to our consultation and education please contact our Director of Community Learning and Liberation, Vanessa at vanessa@spectrumcenterspokane.org.

Join our team

We want to develop allies and co-conspirators outside our community, and help make spaces safer by building the knowledge and comfort levels of the folks who run them. If you are interested in joining our facilitation team please contact  Vanessa at vanessa@spectrumcenterspokane.org

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