The goal of this training is to provide language to address discrimination without shaming others, but rather fostering inclusion. We accomplish this goal through interactive media, positive response techniques, and activities that encourage empathetic understanding through exploring real life identities.
Employees are welcome to attend open training sessions offered monthly. In addition, departments, programs and other business units may request group training.
How to attend
About 1.0 – 4.0
Diversity, equity and inclusion leaders provide a series of four one-hour group training sessions on the fundamentals of diversity education for departments, programs and other business units. Each session is designed to provide a greater understanding of:
- What diversity means and how to define it
- What aspects of diversity affect us (i.e., biases and prejudices)
- How biases and prejudices manifest in our day-to-day thoughts and actions
- How to recognize and mitigate biases and prejudices when we do encounter them
Facilitators use a standard format in each session that consists of psycho-educational presentations in the form of data from research presented in PowerPoint, and interactive, hands-on and experiential exercises to illuminate the concepts being presented.