CB Beal

CB Beal warmly smiling at the camera

CB Beal, M.Div. (they/them/theirs) specializes in facilitating learning experiences that involve issues of marginalization, oppression, and privilege, helping participants hold the complexities of our lives in perspective, to co-create a safe[r] brave[r] space within which people can be challenged to learn and grow.

They are a dynamic and humorous speaker and frequent presenter and consultant in congregations and schools in the northeast in Preemptive Radical Inclusion, safer communities/congregations, and supporting gender creative and transgender/non-binary children and youth in schools and youth-serving organizations. They are an Our Whole Lives Sexuality Education trainer and trainer of trainers nationally and teach sexuality and consent education to elementary and middle schoolers and parents around Massachusetts. They also support organizations, groups and individuals doing change work.

Prior to consulting full time, they were the Director of Religious Education at the Unitarian Society of Northampton and Florence for 16 years after holding education and training positions in adjacent fields. CB received a Master of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary in New York in 1991 and was the Unitarian Universalist Association’s 2019 Angus H. MacLean Award for Excellence in Religious Education (YouTube 5:28) . CB is a white, non-binary/genderqueer, queer, mostly able-bodied fat person.

Learn more at Justice and Peace Consulting.

From CB Beal

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With the recent relaxation of CDC guidelines, our communtities will be under pressure to reopen. We need to make sure that we have systems and processes to keep the most vulnerable safe and included.

Leader Resource | By CB Beal | May 18, 2021 | From LeaderLab
Tagged as: #COVID19, Diversity & Inclusion

In the middle of a pandemic when none of us have all of our cylinders firing consistently, when all of us are experiencing extra pressure, confusion, and fear, as well as illness, loss, and grief, we need to be clear.

By CB Beal | March 9, 2021 | From LeaderLab
Tagged as: #COVID19, Change & Conflict

If there was ever a time that you needed to trust that your religious leaders were making the best choices they could make, that time is now.

Leader Resource | By CB Beal | July 10, 2020 | From LeaderLab
Tagged as: #COVID19, Pastoral Care, Staffing & Supervision

What if we hosted church like we would host an Ice Cream Sundae Party?

Webinar | By CB Beal | May 4, 2019 | From LeaderLab
Tagged as: Diversity & Inclusion, Hospitality

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