Talk: Understanding the Consciousness Continuum 


In todayโ€™s society, it is common to be socially conscious or awaken. In this conversation, the concept of consciousness as a continuum will be examined. To further articulate the complexity of consciousness, speaker Richardson introduced the zones of consciousness. In addition, the speaker offered a process towards enacting sustainable change to improve society moving forward. There was a Q&A session at the end.ย 


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Meet our Speaker: Brian Richardson!

๐—•๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ฅ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฑ๐˜€๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—๐—ฟ., ๐— .๐—˜๐—ฑ. is the inaugural director for diversity, equity, and inclusion at the Oโ€™Neill School, where he is also an adjunct professor. As a diversity officer, Richardson has worked on a grant to provide cultural competency training throughout the state of Indiana, focusing on confronting acts of bias and discrimination for healthcare professionals and early childhood practitioners. He has also strategically implemented cultural competency trainings for faculty, staff, students, and community partners. Richardson has been honored at the national, state, and local level for his commitment to diversity and to creating change. Richardsonโ€™s work has been featured in TEDx, the Big Ten Network, and local media.

Check out Prof. Richardson’s talk at TEDxBloomington!