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  • Increase the number of Black, indigenous, and people of color EFT therapists, NYCEFT members, certified EFT therapists and supervisors.
  • Increase the number of Black, indigenous, and people of color therapists in NYCEFT leadership.
  • Increase cultural and racial competence of locals EFT therapists

Actions Taken

  • NYCEFT Board of Directors attended one-day conference “Quarantine Conversations” sponsored by the Eikenberg Academy for Social Justice on June 11, 2020.
  • NYCEFT Board of Directors met on June 19, July 10 and July 24, 2020 to discuss our stance, commitments and action plan to become an organization of inclusion, belonging and anti-racism.
  • NYCEFT Board of Directors has been meeting regularly for a monthly anti-racism book club to reflect on personal and professional experiences that create blind spots in regards to racism.
  • Formal training by RelationshipHQ to gain foundational knowledge about racism required for members of the Board of Directors, local supervisors and assistants at NYCEFT trainings is scheduled for October 9, 2020.
  • NYCEFT established discounts and scholarship opportunities for all training events for clinicians providing clinical services to Black, indigenous, and people of color clients and communities:
  • 40-50% discount to attend EFT Basic Externship
  • 4 discounted registrations for EFT Core Skills Training
  • 25-30% discount to EFT Master Classes
  • We hired Bukky Kolawole, Ph.D. and Tony Hudson, MEd with RelationshipHQ to provide consultation and training in increasing the capacity of our members to have conversations about race and racism, and center racial consciousness and intersectional equity in our relationships, collaborations and overall vision for NYCEFT as an organization. The initial consultation will consist of a 6-hour foundational training and three all day meetings with the Board of Directors over the course of 4 months. The Board is committed to the long-term ongoing process.