Equity-Informed Conflict Resolution in the Workplace

Starts: March 9, 2018 9:00 am | Ends: March 9, 2018 4:30 pm

In this practical and interactive training, you will gain tools to have hard conversations, say what you need to say, and listen with your whole self. Bring your questions and examples, and learn to apply these skills to keep your job while staying in your power.

Participants will analyze a conflict specific to them. We’ll provide analysis for understanding conflict as related to power, equity, and white supremacy in this American culture as well as offer skills/tools to gain comfort with conflict and direct communication, plus break down intent/impact.

Registration Details:

Regular registration: The fee for this workshop is $260. We ask each person to pay what you are able. Space is limited.

Work Trade: We also offer a work-trade slot that allows one person to attend for free in exchange for helping with things like shopping for refreshments, making copies, etc. You must enter the lottery by Sunday, February 25. For more information or to register: Work trade lottery

  • Date: Friday, March 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Location: RNW, 2538 NE BROADWAY, SUITE A PORTLAND, OR 97232
  • Served by transit
  • Lunch will be on your own. We’ll provide coffee, tea, a continental breakfast, and afternoon snacks. You are also welcome to bring your own food.


Melody Martínez & Sandy Bacharach

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Event Organizers

Sandy BacharachSandy Bacharach is a white woman from southern California who came to Portland for college and stayed long after. Sandy has studied and traveled extensively throughout Latin America and worked as the Spanish Language Mediation Specialist with Resolutions Northwest for 12 years. Through that position and now as a Facilitation & Training Specialist, Sandy has developed and led trainings in English and Spanish on communication and conflict resolution, advanced bilingual mediation, interrupting racism, and addressing the intersection of race/racism in mediation.

Melody MartínezMelody Martinez is a community organizer, facilitator, and racial equity consultant. In Portland, she has primarily worked with statewide non-profits to oversee programmatic work and organizational development focused on creating meaningful, just outcomes for historically underserved communities. In her current role as Oregon Program Manager at Social Justice Fund NW, she organizes and trains community members to understand power and privilege and fundraise for social change. She is an On-call Facilitator at Resolutions Northwest and an Associate Trainer at Class Action where she leads interactive popular education workshops that inspire participants to take action to end classism and racism.


March 9, 2018 9:00 am

March 9, 2018 4:30 pm

$260 (pay as you're able)

Lead Organizer

Sandy Bacharach


Equity-Informed Conflict Resolution in the Workplace

Sandy Bacharach

March 9, 2018 9:00 am

March 9, 2018 4:30 pm