Retreat Teachers


Eduardo Gonzalez

Eduardo González, Jr. is a Cornell Certified Diversity Professional/Advanced Practitioner (CCDP/AP) with over 25 years of experience working with diverse not-for-profit and educational institutions to implement and sustain multicultural organizational development initiatives. A key area of focus for Mr. González is assisting staff, managers, administrators and their respective organizations in developing the awareness and skills needed to support and/or provide leadership in organizational change efforts on diversity, equity and inclusion efforts. Eduardo is the system-wide specialist for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE), Youth Development with the Family and Youth Development (FYD) program at Cornell University Cooperative Extension – New York City (CUCE-NYC) and Research Partnership Development with the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research (BCTR) at Cornell University. Most recently, he has developed and co-facilitated workshops for the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill (School of Arts and Science); College at Brockport; Zen Mountain Monastery; the Good Work Institute; ScriptEd; Empire Justice Center; New York Committee for Occupational Safety & Health, and the Land Stewardship Project. Eduardo holds a Bachelor’s in Human Services and a Master’s in Public Administration from Pace University. Mr. González is a past fellow of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation International Fellowship in Community Development sponsored by Partners of the Americas. He holds a Bachelor’s in Human Services and a
Masters in Public Administration from Pace University.