Thursday, July 23, 2020
TKC TOLD YOU SO!!! MANDATORY 'IMPLICIT BIAS TRAINING' COMING SOON FOR KANSAS CITY WORKERS!!!
We talked about this feel good effort FIRST last week . . . Now it's news fact . . .
Here's the confirmation from a plucky local blog looking for donors . . .
City Council members voted unanimously in favor of legislation offered by Councilwoman Melissa Robinson, 3rd District, to ask the city manager to come up with a plan for the training within 60 days. It passed the Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee on Wednesday.
The training targets feelings someone might have toward other racial, ethnic or social groups that are unconscious but might affect behavior or attitudes. Implicit bias is different from overt acts of conscious racism.
Developing . . .