Fairbanks Coalition Builders
The Fairbanks Coalition Builders (FCB) team is an affiliate group of the National Coalition Builders Institute (NCBI). NCBI has been leading diversity, equity, and inclusion work for over thirty years. The NCBI skills have contributed to group healing, community building, and supporting leadership development.
To support organizations in reaching their diversity, equity, and inclusion goals, the District's Fairbanks Coalition Builders (FCB) team has developed a 3-hour interactive training. This training is a real opportunity to bring people together and deepen appreciation, empathy, and trust.
Some of the skills covered in the workshops will include:
• Welcoming similarities and differences in all groups
• Examining Unconscious Bias
• Conflict Resolution
• Learning how to be an ally to all groups
• Structuring respectful dialogues on controversial issues
Community Engagement Sessions
Kate LaPlaunt, Assistant Superintendent, and Yatibaey Evans, Past Alaska Native Education Director, provide an update on the National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) school community engagement sessions and discuss their experiences with diversity