Diversity Talks specializes in providing student-led professional development grounded in diversity, equity and inclusion.


Diversity Talks aims to increase the cultural competency of adults by fostering a healing space for adults and youth to have culturally relevant and responsive conversations.

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We envision that every student will have a voice in their learning, an opportunity to engage in culturally relevant and responsive conversations and ultimately, a seat at the table.

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Diversity Talks offers an array of in-person services for schools, colleges and businesses, influencing over 1000 participants to date.

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Core Offerings

Student-Led Professional Development

Our Student-Led Professional Development is designed for up to 30 participants to form a cohort and experience 8 conversation based, 90 minute workshops, led by youth.

Student Facilitator Fellowship

Our Student Facilitator Fellowship (SFF) is an intensive 30 hour training for selected students of Diversity Talks to further skills before leading professional development.

Student Keynote Speakers

Our Student Keynote speeches are fueled with intertwined personal narratives that delve into how the public education system plays a major part in a student’s life long journey.

Embedded Coaching & Support

Our Embedded Coaching & Support provides classroom teachers with scaffolded supports to integrate culturally relevant and responsive conversations into their curriculum.


Our PERM Framework and Assessment is a first-of-its-kind methodology for measuring the cultural competence of educators using four dimensions: power, empathy, relationships, and mindset (PERM).

Re-Envisioning Sessions

Our Re-Envisioning Sessions guide participants through 5 stages of the design thinking process to re-envision existing systems, structures and policies through a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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