20th Annual Northwest Public Employees Diversity Conference
Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: Keeping the Commitment
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Special thanks to the following:
Port of Portland Police – Security
Bureau of Technology Services, City of Portland – IT Support
Kevin Kitamura, Multnomah County – Program
Dennis Stichman, Washington County – Volunteer Coordinator
Clackamas County – Video Services
Jerry McCarthy, Port of Portland – Photographer
2013 Presenters and Facilitators
Oregon Convention Center and Pacific Wild – Venue and Catering Service
Read this year’s welcome letters
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Caprice D. Hollins
Dr. Caprice D. Hollins was born and raised in Seattle, Washington. She received a B.A. in psychology from Seattle University and an M.A. and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Multicultural and Community Psychology from California School of Professional Psychology―LA. She became licensed in Washington State after doing her post doc work at Atlantic Street Center.
Dr. Hollins has over 15 years of experience working with ethnically diverse populations, providing mental health services, facilitating workshops and teaching graduate courses as an adjunct professor at several local universities. She currently works as an Assistant Professor of Counseling at The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology.
After serving as the Director of Equity, Race & Learning Support for Seattle Public Schools for four years she started Cultures Connecting, LLC, providing culturally relevant professional development workshops, keynotes and consulting services to organizations seeking to improve their skills in effectively engaging all cultures www.culturesconnecting.com. She is co-author of Train the Trainer: Helpful Tips for Leading & Facilitating Conversations on Race.
Dr. Hollins works hard to balance her passion and commitment to equity and social justice while at the same time raising a family with her husband, Gary Hollins. Together they have two children and she has three adult step children.