In It For The Long Haul

About The Author


An expert at training leaders and facilitators to navigate difficult dialogues and triggering events, Dr. Kathy Obear has over 30 years of experience as an organizational development consultant and trainer specializing in inclusion, team and organizational effectiveness, conflict resolution, and change management. The focus of her on-going work is to increase passion, competence, and commitment to create inclusive, socially just environments for all members of an organization. Dr. Obear has facilitated “training of trainers” programs for student affairs professionals, faculty, and student leaders at numerous colleges and universities, and she has been a consultant to hundreds of universities, human service and K-12 organizations, and corporations across the United States and abroad.She is a co-founder of the Social Justice Training Institute and a graduate professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

You can’t give from an empty cup…
You know this, but how do you live it?

Increase your Capacity, Resolve, and Resilience so you can continue making Lasting Change toward Equity and Inclusion by learning to:

Sustainable Energy

Develop a
Community of Care

for Yourself

How do you know if this book is for you?

If you’re continuously working, throwing your whole self in, and find yourself feeling:

  • Exhausted


  • Burnt Out

  • Depressed


  • Defeated

  • Stressed


  • Depleted

In It For The Long Haul

Who are the change agents that need this book?

People in Organizations

People on Campuses

People in Schools




Anyone feeling the need to fight for
Justice and Equity to create transformation for greater inclusion