Bridging to Belonging, a curriculum

This 90 minute workshop offers modules on the topics of Othering, Breaking, Bridging and Belonging. The workshop allows for an interactive discussion using dynamic case studies of real world examples of bridging.

There are four different written cases with accompanying resources which will allow facilitators to choose a case that will be most relevant to their audience. This is designed for folks who have already been introduced to the concepts but can use a refresher through examples. The training is made for movement based organizations, but could be modified for other organizations.

Facilitator Guide

Cover of facilitator guide





Case Studies

Case Study 1 cover image


Case Study 2 cover image

Case Study 3 cover image

Case Study 4 cover image

Slide Deck

Presentation slides




This curriculum was developed as part of the Blueprint for Belonging project, a collaborative initiative of over 50 organizations united in achieving transformative change in California through the development of strategic narrative that underpins all our collective work across communities, movements, issues and policies. This narrative is centered on an outcome of inclusion and belonging for all marginalized groups. It focuses on eliminating racialized inequity, creating empathetic identities that bridge differences, and promoting an inclusive and responsive government.