Doing the Work
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion on Campus
- Duration VariesDuration Varies
- 75 US dollars$75
In the midst of a global reckoning with racial inequity, campuses are at the forefront of transformative change. The workshop "Doing the Work" stands as a beacon for educators, administrators, and student program staff dedicated to fostering true diversity, equity, inclusion, and access. This deep dive into critical topics of white saviorism and effective dialogue about race with students aims to reorient mindsets, empower participants with practical tools, and redefine how campuses address systemic racial issues. Key Takeaways: - Unmasking White Saviorism: Understand the complexities of white saviorism, its manifestations, and the profound negative impacts it can have on students. Engage in critical introspection to recognize and combat such tendencies. - Cultural Humility: Dive deep into the concept of cultural humility, and why it's essential for any inclusive campus setting. - Navigating Race & Equity Conversations: Equip yourself with strategies and tools to facilitate challenging but necessary discussions about race and equity with students. - Understanding and Countering Implicit Biases: Recognize and address the subconscious biases that often play into interactions with students, ensuring every student feels valued and understood. - Championing Cultural Responsiveness: Master techniques to ensure that students programs are attuned to the diverse needs, backgrounds, and aspirations of all participants. Target Audience: - Youth program staff, educators, and administrators. - Diversity, equity, and inclusion officers on campuses. - Individuals involved in designing or implementing campus programs. - Students pursuing education or social work degrees. Workshop Highlights: - Interactive Learning: Engage in role-play scenarios, group discussions, and reflective exercises that challenge and reinforce learning. - Expert Facilitators: Benefit from the insights of seasoned DEI professionals with firsthand experience in campus settings. - Comprehensive Resources: Participants will leave with a curated list of readings, tools, and actionable strategies to integrate DEI principles in their work.
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