Workshops and Consulting

Ma’yan offers workshops tailored to your group or community, youth or adults.

In addition to the workshops listed below, our staff is here to provide consultations and specialized workshops on the following topics:

  • Privilege, power and oppression
  • Race, racism and the Jewish Community
  • Class, classism and the Jewish community
  • Anti-Semitism and Christian-dominant culture
  • Gender identity and presentation
  • Jewish womanhood and normative femininity
  • Achievement culture
  • Ageism and adultism
  • Theories of change

We work have worked with a variety of institutions, including social justice organizations, academic associations, private and public high schools, and rabbinical seminaries, including:

  • National Women’s Studies Association 14, 15, Keshet, JCC Manhattan, NewCAJE, New York Collective of Radical Educators (NYCoRE), Jewish Federation of New York, Hebrew Union College, Jewish Theological Seminary, Park Avenue Synagogue, Society for the Advancement of Judaism, The White Privilege Conference, Columbia/Barnard Hillel, Brooklyn Friends School, Solomon Schechter School of Long Island.

To discuss a workshop or consultation, contact sonia@mayan.org.

Active Listening

What does it mean to be a good listener? Listening is not a skill we are born with; it is a tool we develop. In our Active Listening workshop, we provide guidance in developing this powerful tool. Active listening can...

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  • privilege, power and oppression
  • Race, racism and the Jewish Community
  • Anti-Semitism and Christian-dominant culture
  • Anti-Semitism and class privilege
  • Gender identity and presentation
  • Jewish womanhood and normative femininity
  • Ageism and adultism