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Raising Allies: A Guide to Inclusive Parenting


Adult Enrichment / Personal Development -
Fall 2020 Bloomington Youth and Adult Enrichment

Online Class!  It is important for kids to learn to navigate differences, and build skills in allyship and advocacy.  There are daily opportunities for parents to intervene and counteract the messages children absorb promoting stereotypes, bias, and "othering."  In this online class, learn how to parent inclusively, and explore how to increase representation, engage in challenging conversations, and foster cultural competency at home.  Instructor Ashley Oolman is the founder & inclusion consultant of Allied Folk.  Ashley strives to advance community equity through her contributions on AALF’s collective impact task force, and serves on a coalition of providers supporting transracially adopted youth to reinforce their development of positive black identity.  In her free time, she enjoys creating space to coach local parents on inclusive parenting, including children in critical conversations.

Ashley Oolman

Ashley Oolman, founder & inclusion consultant of Allied Folk, guides partners through evidence-based best practices, product development, and progressive thought leadership. From large corporations to individual allies, she transforms strategic business initiatives and advances equitable community spaces. With more than a decade of leadership experience in advocacy, employment, and workplace culture, she understands how to navigate complex environments and provide actionable insights for growth.

Ashley strives to advance community equity through her contributions on AALF’s collective impact task force, and serves on a coalition of providers supporting transracially adopted youth to reinforce their development of positive black identity. In her free time, she enjoys creating space to coach local parents on inclusive parenting, including children in critical conversations.

Her work has been featured on podcasts, and she has presented at state and national conferences. Ashley earned an MBA with a concentration on human resource management, a BA in psychology with a minor in human development and family studies, and a certification in organizational diversity & inclusion. She is committed to inclusion as a means to advance human rights for all people, in all walks of life.

Connect with her and learn more: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ashleyoolman/

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  Ashley Oolman


Online
Thursday, Oct 29
6:00 - 7:30 PM

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Min Age   16 yr.

$ 35.00
1 Session