FILM SERIES PROGRAMS (2-7 HOUR PROGRAMS)

This is our most asked for program because of the quality of our diversity films and the remarkably intimate and stimulating conversations that follow each showing. Each of the films have won international and national awards and acclaim from companies and agencies for their honesty, compassion and insights into what it essentially means to be … Read more

UNLEARNING HOMOPHOBIA & HETEROSEXISM IN THE WORKPLACE

So often we are afraid of asking the wrong question or saying something that we fear might be inappropriate. Our newest seminar breaks new ground by fostering a greater understanding of the roots of homophobia in our society, including the historical, cultural and legal sources of discrimination, and the fear and misconceptions about those who … Read more

DIVERSITY CONVERSATIONS IN THE WORKPLACE

So often we are afraid to begin a conversation on diversity issues because we have had a bad experience or feel we will say something wrong or hurtful. This seminar is particularly exciting and satisfying, because it allows everyone to practice talking to someone who is different from them in a compassionate and honest way. … Read more

HOW TO MANAGE DIVERSITY CONFLICTS & COMMUNICATION ISSUES

Many discussions around diversity issues are bound to have communication issues and potential for some form of conflict or misunderstanding. The Buddhists say that conflict is both an opportunity and a sign of danger. At StirFry we call it a “dangerous opportunity”! In our experience, conflicts are often opportunities for growth and deeper understandings to … Read more

FIRESIDE CONVERSATIONS ABOUT DIVERSITY ISSUES

Have you ever wanted to have an informal conversation around diversity issues but were hesitant because you didn’t have the facilitation skills or the acumen to lead such a discussion? Well, StirFry Seminars has the trained facilitators to lead a group in a dynamic and exciting conversation around such issues. Here is a great opportunity … Read more

THE COLOR OF FEAR – 3 DAY RETREAT

The sharing of each other’s stories and lives is a rare experience, but an important and essential one if we are ever to understand each other and to develop an authentic relationship. For those of you who have seen The Color of Fear and who have often wondered what it would have been like there … Read more

INTRODUCTION TO MULTICULTURAL ALLIANCE BUILDING PARTS ONE & TWO

This introductory program provides basic, practical techniques on how to develop alliances between multicultural groups. We will focus on how to create an environment of trust and a sense of community, where similarities and differences are valued, acknowledged, and considered useful. Participants will be taken through a series of exercises that will help them learn … Read more

A CROSS-CULTURAL CONVERSATION – 3-DAY RETREAT

In one weekend, participants will have an opportunity to learn about each other’s lives and to develop a more trusting relationship with someone from a different cultural group. Sexism, racism, classism, ageism, heterosexism, and many other diversity issues will be discussed. Through the use of role plays, personal stories, films, listening exercises, and ‘mindfully responding’ … Read more

PREPARING FOR A GLOBAL MARKET

This is one of our most popular seminars because of the growing need to prepare our workplaces for a new world market. In this seminar we will teach your staff key skills that will help them adapt to their new environments and clients. We will develop their ability to listen and respond, and teach awareness … Read more