Key Leaders Event

Learning to Express Oneness in the World

Celebrating Diversity & Enhancing Inclusivity

March 10-11


Unity West Central Region invites the key leaders in ministry to this powerful workshop in deepening our expression of Oneness in the world by celebrating diversity and enhancing inclusivity.

This powerful workshop is open to all leaders in ministry, such as Board Members, Team Leaders, Licensed Unity Teachers, Spiritual Leaders, and Ministers. We are blessed to have the event at Unity Of The Valley Spiritual Center in Vaccaville and we will provide continental breakfast goodies and lunch for those in person on Saturday.

Unfortunately, we are not able to do a hybrid event at this time.

Friday’s session provides 2 CEUs and Saturday provdes 5 CEUs which includes the requirement for Inclusivity.


Friday 3/10
6:30-7:00   Check-in
7:00-9:00   Prayer & Practice with Revs. DeeAnn Weir Morrency & Diana McDaniel

Saturday 3/11
9:30   Opening & Connection Time (includes continental breakfast goodies)
10:00-12:00   Social Justice – The Story of the History of People
12:00-2:00   Lunch Provided with discussion topic: The Underpinning of Inclusivity: When Inclusivity has Feet of Faith
2:00-4:00   Taking the Exit vs. The Long Road


Dr. Cindy Acker

Dr. Cindy Acker is a six-time award winner for her education and support of children, including LGBT families and families of diversity. She is a published author, keynote speaker, former president of one of California’s preschool associations, former vice president of the National Child Care Association and a public policy adviser for schools in California. Cindy holds two bachelor’s degrees (education and human development), two master’s degrees (educational leadership and cultural studies and spirituality) and is a UC Berkeley graduate with a doctorate in educational leadership. Cindy leads international workshops on race, diversity and inclusivity and is a member of the Alameda Collaborative for Children, Youth and their Families.

Her roots originate from Sierra Leone and she speaks Dutch and Spanish. Her family is multiracial, and she has two adopted brothers, and two grandchildren (one who is German-African American and one who is Mexican/European/African American. She is a choir director in Novato, and former choir member of the Glide Ensemble and the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir. She is principal of Montessori Elementary School of Alameda and The Child Unique Montessori School, which was featured as one of two schools on the PBS Newshour for its work on building equitable diverse school curriculum. Cindy is a social justice playwright and her play on the history of the desegregation of schools (Words That Made the Difference: Brown vs. Board of Education) continues to travel nationally and to stream internationally.



Thank you to Unity Of The Valley Spiritual Center in Vaccaville for generously offering their space for our workshop!

Unity Of The Valley Spiritual Center
350 N Orchard Ave, Vacaville, CA 95688


Local Accomodations

Hyatt Place Vacaville
610 Orange Drive

Hampton Inn & Suites Vacaville – Napa Valley
800 Mason Street
Ranges from $109 – $124/night

Courtyard by Marriott Vacaville
120 Nut Tree Parkway
Ranges from $119 – $139/night

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Vacaville
151 Lawrence Drive
Ranges from $162 – $170/night with member discount. Does not say what non-member price would be.

Fairfield Inn by Marriott Vacaville
370 Orange Drive
Ranges from $96 (member) to $119/night

Comfort Suites Sonoma
191 Lawrence Drive
Ranges from $113 – $132/night

Super 8 by Wyndham
101 Allison Court
Ranges from $89 – $105/night

America’s Best Value Inn Vacaville Napa Valley
1571 E. Monte Vista Avenue
Ranges from $72 – $85/night

Best Western Heritage Inn
1420 E. Monte Vista Avenue
Ranges from $95 – $118/night