The training component of the All Children-All Families initiative is Benchmark 5 in the 10 Benchmarks of LGBT Cultural Competency. Each module provides an interactive and dynamic training appropriate for a full spectrum of adult learners.
Al Toney III currently serves as President of AK Consulting Services, Inc. His work is dedicated to the elimination of homophobia and racism and other forms of discrimination in the workplace and throughout society. Al was a contributing writer and editor with the National Black Justice Coalition and MassEquality on the book, “Jumping the Broom - A Black Perspective of Same Gender Marriage, the Massachusetts Edition,” released in 2007.
A former police officer, Al has provided consulting services and diversity workshops on cultural competency across the country since 1993. His programs challenge colleagues and constituents to be aware of and confront their internalized stereotypes and myths.
Al was appointed the Vice-Chair of The Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) by Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and also serves as a Commissioner with the Massachusetts Legislative Commission on Gay and Lesbian Youth.