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Common Thread Consulting

Anti-Racism, Equity, and Cultural Responsiveness Training


Damonni Farley

Founder, CEO

Common Thread Consulting

Common Thread Consulting provides anti-racist training, coaching, and support to school districts, community organizations, non-profits, and businesses to promote equitable policy and practice and build humanizing, affirming cultures. Guided by an intersectional approach to race, class, gender expression, sexual identity and disability status, Common Thread works with clients to develop action plans that reflect organizational goals and community values. 


Common Thread can work with schools to: 


  • DEI Consultation

  • Conflict Mediation

  • Culturally Relevant & Community Engagement

  • On-Going Learning on Culturally Relevant Instructional Practices

  • Curriculum Review & Development

  • DEI Policy Development & Implementation 

  • Community School Development

  • Identity Mapping

  • Concept Development

  • Self Work

  • Book Studies

  • Circles Training

  • Group Dynamics Work

Common Thread and CASDA collaborate to offer a team with a diverse skill set that can work with all levels of a school organization including: 

  • Superintendents

  • District Administrators

  • Teachers

  • Community Organizers

Common Thread has offered trainings to multiple school district audiences, including: 

  • Facilities Departments

  • Educational Paraprofessionals

  • Leadership Teams

  • Community Groups

  • Whole Districts

For more information about these services, contact CASDA Executive Director Michael Piccirillo at 518-442-5045 or email

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