for Workplace Inclusion
Our DEI e-Learning programs will teach your people strategies for creating a more inclusive and effective workplace.
Introducing our newest course:
The 21 Day Plan for Disarming Microaggressions
The 21 Day Plan for Disarming Microaggressions shows learners how comments or questions that might sound harmless or even like compliments, actually carry a hidden message that hurts. The course includes activities to identify the hidden messages and then practice how to speak up and interrupt a microaggression when it happens or afterward.
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Thought-provoking programs that deliver results.
- Ouch! Stereotypes Hurt
- Inclusion Skills
- Unconscious Bias
- Becoming an Ally
- Prevent Sexual Harassment
Award winning productions
High production values are essential to keeping your employees engaged. We’ve got ‘em.
Workshops via Zoom
From AT&T to UCLA, Sysco to the State Department… Across all industries and sectors.
- Government Agencies
Workshops via Zoom: Meet Sunshower’s Experienced Team
Joel Lesko (Oregon)
Filmmaker – Author – Facilitator
Marsha Ross-Jackson (Chicago)
Attorney – Educator – Consultant
Dr. Connie Watson (Florida)
Researcher – Educator – Facilitator
Tina Dyer (California)
Consultant – Coach – Facilitator
The SunShower team has significant work experience in diverse industries: HR, psychology, labor and employee relations, higher education, leadership development, corporate banking, filmmaking, e-Learning development, and more. We bring all of this to the work we do + years of expertise in DEI instructional design, facilitation, and coaching.
Defeating Unconscious Bias offers a strong and effective resource for educating your people about unconscious bias and teaches how to take action to disrupt our own biases.
What People are Saying
Joel was wonderful to work with! He was great about meeting with us in advance to ensure the training was everything we needed it to be and created a very supportive, safe place for folks to be vulnerable, learn and reflect. We did the Disarming Microaggressions training at my office and it sparked quite a bit of important and open discussion.
On “Disarming Microaggressions”
Fantastic Unconscious Bias Training yesterday! Great content overall, and I was particularly impressed with the breadth of the training background on the link to the mind-body connection and helpful tools presented. Very happy with my choice of SunShower Learning 🙂
On “Unconscious Bias Workshops via Zoom”
I just completed the training and I wanted to tell you how good I thought it was. First, I thought it was very inclusive! I think it did a great job addressing all types of stereotypes… The format of the video was fantastic. It was engaging, and it seemed very genuine. The acting was good, and I love how the post-test was disguised as “learning.” Thanks so much for making sure that everyone at Nemours gets this training.
Anna G. Small CNM, MSN, JD, CHC
SVP & Chief Compliance Officer
Nemours Children’s Health System
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I’m delighted to announce that The 21-Day Plan for Disarming Microaggressions has won the Interactive Media Awards (IMA) Best in Class Award in two categories, “Advocacy” and “Training”. The Best in Class Award is the highest honor bestowed by IMA and represents the...
The 21-Day Plan for Disarming Microaggressions with Dr. Derald Wing Sue has been selected by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts to be recognized as a Communicator Award winner! It’s a wonderful honor and we’re thrilled that this online,...