IWA Ally Information

Group Certification & Training.

Organizations "in and out" of the wedding and event industry interested in learning "The Ten Steps To Inclusive Practices, Gen Z POV" can contact us for further information.

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Certified Inclusive Wedding Ally, CIWA.

Complete "The Ten Steps To Inclusive Practices," and successfully pass the CIWA certification exam with 80% or better.

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Become a Ten-Step Training Facilitator.

Ready to make a difference and help others learn inclusive business practices by teaching The Ten Steps To Inclusive Practices.

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Learn, "Ten Steps To Inclusive Practices."

Alliance Allies, and guests, join Ric Simmons, creator of The Ten Steps, weekly on IG LIVE. @tenstepstoinclusivepractices.

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IG LIVES!



Hi, I'm Ric Simmons, and I'm an advocate for inclusive awareness training and education in the wedding and event industry for LGBTQIA2S+ couples.

In 2015, my life pivoted to advocating for inclusive awareness, when my husband and I were denied wedding services, simply because, of who we are, a gay couple.

As the President and Founder of The Inclusive Wedding Alliance, I encourage training and education on @inclusiveweddingallies
‍As the Publisher of INCLUSIVE, the magazine. I encourage couples to share their love stories for other couples to grow and identify. @inclusivethemagazine

Alliance Allies & Guests can join me  @tenstepstoinclusivepractices to learn
The Ten Step program and become a Certified Inclusive Wedding Ally. Have your digital copy available for easy referencing each lesson.

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