Brave Spaces

These sessions provide a safe and open space for employees and leaders to discuss their experiences on a variety of topics such as discrimination, racism, and systemic issues within their organization. Virtual Only.
  • 1.5 Hours
  • Specialized Programs
  • Employees and People Leaders


Brave Spaces sessions are tailored for particular employee groups in order to create a supportive space for sharing and to gain a snapshot of their experiences and needs when it comes to workplace inclusion. Facilitators are assigned in alignment with session objectives according to their expertise and lived experience.


Examples of employee groups supported through Brave Spaces sessions includes:

  • Groups of racialized employees (ie. Black Employees, South Asian Employees, and so on)
  • Disabled employees
  • Female employees
  • Younger or Older employees
  • Indigenous employees
  • Employees of particular cultural or religious backgrounds
  • LGBTQIA+ and/or Trans employees


A Learning Consultant will work with you to plan for the most effective approach in alignment with your current DEIB strategies or to inform your development of effective DEIB strategies.


This program is comprised of 3 phases to be implemented in succession.

Phase 1: Employee Brave Space: 90-minute facilitated discussion

An opportunity for employees to participate in a safe and confidential facilitated discussion with a subject matter expert and share their experiences and concerns as related to discrimination, racism, and systemic issues within their organization. Further, participants will have an opportunity to learn about skills and resources to address these concerns. At the conclusion of this session, the facilitator will conduct a thematic analysis of the collected thoughts and create a confidential report which will ensure complete anonymity.

Phase 2: Facilitated Debrief

90-minute facilitated discussion and debrief with leadership team – The facilitator will confidentially share the report from the employee brave space session and allow the leadership team to discuss opportunities for implementing next steps within their people and organization.

Phase 3: Collaborative Brave Space

Both the employee and leadership groups will participate in a 90-minute facilitated discussion to exchange feelings and ideas about how to address the issues uncovered in the workplace.

At the end of the program, a comprehensive report of the findings will be shared with both employees and leaders, along with recommended next steps designed to support your organization’s unique needs.