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Regan Byrd Consulting LLC
Regan Byrd is an award-winning anti-oppression activist, speaker, and trainer. She was named a “Woman to Watch” by the Denver League of Women Voters, and received the Lily Ledbetter award from 9to5 Colorado. She was recently named “Woman of the Year” by the Business and Professional Women of Denver in 2019. Regan holds dual bachelors’ degrees in Public Policy and Sociology from the University of Denver, with minors in Gender and Women’s Studies and English. She is also an alum of the 2018 Denver Metro Chamber’s “Impact Denver” leadership class, the 2017 Citizen Academy program (formerly run by Transit Alliance), and Emerge Colorado, class of 2017. Regan is known for her empathy, humor, and surgical precision in discussing typically difficult topics. She creates an environment of curiosity and mutual respect so that people are engaged and eager to grow. She trains people from all backgrounds and knowledge levels, focusing on the concept of oppression and how we can identify and resist it, together. Regan is based in Littleton, Colorado.
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Regan Byrd is an award-winning anti-oppression activist, speaker, and trainer who has trained dozens of organizations on anti-oppression and allyship, including the Colorado Mid-Wives Association, the Sierra Club, the Colorado Democratic Party, YWCA of Boulder County, and Denver Public Schools. Regan has served as the morning keynote speaker for the DU Women’s Conference in 2017, the afternoon keynote for the 2018 League of Women Voters annual conference, and morning MC for the Womxn’s March Denver 2019 march. She was also a trainer at the 2018 White Privilege Symposium in Denver. She has participated in various expert panels on topics ranging from transformative justice, to the history of police, to housing justice. Regan Byrd Consulting was established in 2017 as a premier training, consultation, and coaching resource for organizations and individuals engaging in anti-oppressive practice. RBC uses empathy, humor, and surgical precision to discuss typically difficult topics, and creates an environment of curiosity and mutual respect so that people are engaged and eager to grow. Regan Byrd trains people from all backgrounds and knowledge levels, focusing on the concept of oppression and how we can identify and resist it, together. Regan's anti-oppression based methodological approach to diversity, equity, and inclusion weaves together history, science, media, philosophy, ethics, personal experience, and best practices to crystallize core concepts and assist individuals, communities, and organizations in achieving their anti-oppressive goals. Regan answers questions that people have been too afraid to ask, offering new ways to think about familiar concepts. Regan is also trained in facilitation and conflict resolution and employs these skills in many of her trainings or as a separate offering. After working with Regan, you will feel informed, empowered, engaged, and ready to journey deeper into anti-oppressive practice, for yourself and/or your organization.