Bay Area StarPower Simulation
February 27, 2014
We look forward to sharing and dissecting the process of this powerful tool with Leadership
Development Practitioners in the Bay Area!
|Date:||February 27, 2014|
|Location:||The California Endowment|
1111 Broadway (7th Floor)
Oakland, CA 94607
|Note:||Brown Bag Lunch- Please bring your own lunch.|
What is StarPower?
For over twenty five years, Dave Nakashima has worked in the field of developing and implementing culturally appropriate and linguistically accessible educational, social and health services to culturally diverse communities. As a national consultant, he focuses his facilitation, training, technical assistance and curriculum development to build individual and organizational capacities in the areas of collaboration, strategic planning and cultural competence. He has experience guiding collaborative efforts with community based providers, county and state health departments, national non-profit organizations and federal agencies.
A partial list of his clients include the American Cancer Society, American Medical Association, Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum, Brown University, California Department of Education, California Department of Public Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Corporation for National and Community Service, Kaiser Permanente, Latino Council on Alcohol and Tobacco, Legacy, Monterey Bay Aquarium, National MultiCultural Institute, Praxis Project, Project for Public Spaces, United Way of America and University of California.
Dave holds a Master of Science in Cross-Cultural Counseling Psychology from San Francisco State University and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology from the University of California, Santa Cruz. He is a fellow of the Coro Policy and Public Affairs program. He lives in Oakland with his partner Debbie, daughters Gabriela and Camila, surrounded by his collection of Japanese Maples and assortment of vintage “old school” audio gear.
Kathleen Rice, is an consultant, trainer, facilitator, and educator. She supports social change agents throughout California and the U.S. She is also an Associate with Luna Jiménez Seminars. She brings nearly 30 years of experience working with college students, higher education institutions, governmental, non-profit and for-profit communities.
Her passion is supporting groups to engage in challenging, liberating, personal, organizational, and systems-changing work. Her style as a facilitator and trainer has been described as engaging, authentic, inclusive, calming, thoughtful, creative and full of thought-provoking questions. She uses methods that create opportunities for everyone’s wisdom to be heard and contributed to the group’s work.
Kathleen, was raised in Central Illinois in a white middle class, Protestant family with two college-educated heterosexual parents, until her parent’s divorce when she was 13 all of which have shaped her world view. Her formal education consists of a B.A. in Elementary Education from Illinois Wesleyan University, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Higher Education and Student Affairs from Indiana University, and the University of Maryland.
Kathleen is a member of The UNtraining: Healing Personal and Social Oppressions in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has been a participant and teaching team member of the UNtraining White Liberal Racism portion of the UNtraining for 13 years.