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. NCCJ provides high quality, engaging professional development presentations to help your business move excel in creating equitable work environments.
Select topics provided for companies and organizations include:
- Implicit Bias: Understanding Multicultural Diversity
- Inclusive Leadership
- Understanding Privilege and the Responsibility of Being an Ally
- Social Change: Where Do I Fit?
- Words Matter
- Self Care
- Building Community
- And more!
QPR SUICIDE PREVENTION
CPR isn’t the only way to save a life. QPR is an emergency response to someone in crisis and can save lives
The QPR mission is to reduce suicidal behaviors and save lives by providing innovative, practical and proven suicide prevention training. The signs of crisis are all around us. We believe that quality education empowers all people, regardless of their background, to make a positive difference in the life of someone they know.
*QPR Sessions are eligible for 1 CE for Certified Counselors
Virtual Training Series
NCCJ is working to produce timely interactive online training series. Most NCCJ trainings can be tailored for your workspace to be provided in a virtual setting. To learn more about bringing a virtual training to your workplace, contact NCCJ at firstname.lastname@example.org
Workplace Professional Development
NCCJ manages DEI Councils in businesses throughout the Miami Valley. A DEI Council consists of members of an organization with a common goal towards advancing equity within an organizational setting.
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.
NCCJ’s offering of Anytown programs includes both a weekend-long and a week-long program. Anytown is an overnight experience for high school students focusing on how we can be leaders and advocate for the rights of others. Learn more about Anytown and register using the button below.
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 10-13 from diverse communities. PAYT builds bridges between police and youth and their family, teaching respect and appreciation of differences. PAYT helps to create inclusive, peaceful communities. PAYT is offered in a regional model, as well as a newly adopted week long neighborhood format.
Teen Summit is a Bi-Annual event bringing over 200 youth from across the region together to discuss current topics relating to DEI. This day-long event covers themes such as “Leveling the Playing Field: How Diversity Intersects with Mental Health” to give students an interactive look into diversity, and how it may effect them.
“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.
Village Impact Project (VIP)
The Village Impact Project (VIP) helps facilitate mentorship between adults and youth of Yellow Springs. Our goal is for the program to become an integral part of the community through activities, fundraisers, and community service opportunities.
COMMUNITY ADVOCACY & ACTION
Each year, NCCJ presents Pride Rocks!. Pride Rocks! is a free community event promoting suicide prevention in the LGBTQ+ communities. Individuals join to paint Pride themed rocks with messages of suicide prevention, enjoy live entertainment, learn about local resources, and enjoy free food.
Montgomery County Prevention Coalition
NCCJ actively serves on the Montgomery County Prevention Coalition to support Prevention services in the region. The NCCJ team actively serves on the Suicide Prevention Committee, Self Care Committee, and the Gender and Power Based Violence Committee. As a DEI organization, NCCJ is able be an advocate for marginalized communities as we discuss health equity and implement meaningful prevention services in our community.
Gem City Diversity Podcast
Gem City Diversity is NCCJ’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Podcast. The podcast focuses on issues of diversity and inclusion in the Miami Valley. The podcast explores these topics through interviews of individuals who attended protests, discussions about films and novels, and education on diversity topics.