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Anti-Bias, Anti-Privilege Seminar

January 25, 2020 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Plans made and actions taken without regard to racial privelege and the power dynamics can pose roadblocks to progress when traditionally or majorly non-POC organzations begin to working with or on behalf of communities of color.

This January in Portland OR, The Brown Bike Girl invites fellow leaders, advocates, and volunteers of equity and inclusion projects in the cycling, recreation, and mobility community to a seminar addressing building awareness of self, racial context, and the role bias and privelege can have on the successful implementation of collaborative projects in disadvantaged neighborhoods.


This 4 hour seminar will unpack implicit bias and privilege through the lens of historical precedence applied to four traditional approaches to diversity outreach and engagement commonly used in to the cycling, recreation, and active transport world.

Participants will leave with

-increased understanding of the impact created by traditional appraoches

– greater ability to assess both their personal and organizational approaches to diversity and equity work

– increased ability to facilitate education in peer and working group settings.

Workbooks and a lunch will be provided.

The seminar is conversational in tone with interactive exercises, and opportunities for questions throughout. This seminar is a safe non-judgmental space for exploration and clarity seeking.


* Participants involved in outreach, policy, and planning for grassroots, nonprofit, and local government professionals

* Volunteer leaders working or seeking to working across neighborhood and cultural lines should seek to attend.

*It is strongly recommended to attend this seminar in groups of at least 2 for better support and accountability post-event.


The Street Trust – 618 NW Glisan St., #401, Portland, OR 97209