Ep. 196 An Inclusive Conversation on Implicit Bias, Systemic Oppression, and Racial Equity with Rachel Rosen

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On today’s podcast episode, Rachel Rosen joins us.  We were blown away by a talk Rachel gave at Spark Portland, which was incredibly informational and inspired action .  Rachel is the founder of SPARK, an interactive and inclusive card game, and she is on a mission to bring more empathy to the world. In her over six years as a coach and facilitator, Rachel has supported communities to come together across racial, gender, sexual identity differences, and cultural differences, facilitating conversations about implicit bias, systemic oppression, and racial equity. We talk about where her desire for her mission came from, her experience with working in and with school systems and why the system isn’t broken, and how SPARK is serving as a fun way to facilitate all types of conversations.


We also talk about…

  • A teaching moment she recently had

  • Her first day teaching + the pivotal moment in her career

  • Creating her card game

  • What unconscious biases are + how to consider them

  • What the card game, Spark, is all about and how to play

  • Facilitating conversations with people of all ages

  • Rachel sharing love for her partner

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