Training Class Details
Class Title: On Becoming and Being a Cross-Racial Ally
Class Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Class Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Availability: Employees and Eligible Participants
Available spaces: 3
Class Location: Webinar - refer to the class description section for more information about how to participate.
[ Online ]
[ Online ], CA 94618
Class Trainers: Ken Hardy
Class Description:

Webinar Access:


At the time you register, you will receive an email confirming your registration. Please be sure to include your email address when you register so that we can email the Zoom link and any training materials to you prior to the training.  The email with the Zoom link, instructions, and training materials will be sent to you a day prior to the training.


On Becoming and Being a Cross-Racial Ally

Presented by Dr. Kenneth V. Hardy

This workshop is for service providers who are white and/or identify as having white privilege who aspire to be allies in the struggle for racial and social justice.

This workshop will provide a comprehensive exploration of the salient issues and pitfalls that often impede the ability of the well-intentioned aspiring ally from becoming and being an effective cross-racial ally. Special attention will be devoted to identifying the steps and strategies for becoming and being an effective cross-racial ally.


Kenneth V. Hardy, PhD, is a professor at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, director of the Eikenberg Institute for Relationships in New York, New York, and is also the founder of the Eikenberg Academy for Social Justice. He is the former director of clinical training and research at Syracuse University in New York as well as the former director of The Center for Children, Families, and Trauma at the Ackerman Institute for the Family in New York, New York. Dr. Hardy has had extensive experience training and supervising both beginning and seasoned therapists working in a variety of clinical settings.



You must work with (foster or probation) youth in Alameda, Solano, Contra Costa or Monterey County in order to attend training. Trainings are free for those eligible to attend.



*** Certificates will not be given on the day of the training. ***

Completion Certificates can be obtained by emailing:


All registered participants must cancel 48 hours in advance, if no longer able to attend. Cancellation can be done electronically through registration confirmation email or by calling:

If you have any questions or would like to report a grievance, please contact:

Seneca Institute for Advanced Practice

6925 Chabot Road, Oakland, CA 94618

(510) 654-4004 x2244


In accordance with California Civil Code Section 54.1 any disabled person who may require accommodations (transportation) to participate in any trainings or events, please contact the Training Department at 510-654-4004 at least 5 days in advance of the event.


Trainings provided by Seneca Family of Agencies, in partnership with Chabot-Las Positas Community College District and the Counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, and Solano. Trainings in Monterey provided in partnership with Hartnell College and Monterey County. Funding provided through Title IV-E.