Diversity Resources Trainings

Upcoming Trainings

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Virtual Discussions

Monday, November 30, 2020 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Virtual

We will be hosting various virtual discussion opportunities each month that focus on a different topic and provide various medium options to engage. Available options include engaging with one of our listening, reading, or viewing groups. The topics include: ability, class/socioeconomic status, gender/gender expression, race, religion, and sexuality/sexual orientation. Participants will need to review the specific podcast episode, article, or video clip prior to attending. All podcasts,…

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Virtual Discussions

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 9:00am to 10:00am
Virtual

We will be hosting various virtual discussion opportunities each month that focus on a different topic and provide various medium options to engage. Available options include engaging with one of our listening, reading, or viewing groups. The topics include: ability, class/socioeconomic status, gender/gender expression, race, religion, and sexuality/sexual orientation. Participants will need to review the specific podcast episode, article, or video clip prior to attending. All podcasts,…

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Virtual Discussions

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Virtual

We will be hosting various virtual discussion opportunities each month that focus on a different topic and provide various medium options to engage. Available options include engaging with one of our listening, reading, or viewing groups. The topics include: ability, class/socioeconomic status, gender/gender expression, race, religion, and sexuality/sexual orientation. Participants will need to review the specific podcast episode, article, or video clip prior to attending. All podcasts,…

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LGBTQ Safe Zone: Trans Awareness

Thursday, December 3, 2020 10:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual

The LGBTQ Safe Zone Project is a campus-wide program that offers a visible message of inclusion, affirmation, and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people in the university community. Trans Awareness delves deeper into topics related to gender identity and expression. Participants will gain a better understanding of trans identity, campus resources, challenges individuals from these communities face on campus, and strategies for becoming an increasingly…

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BUILD: Exploring the Influence of Implicit Bias in Our Works and Lives

Monday, December 7, 2020 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Virtual

The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. This workshop will explore implicit bias, including an introduction to…

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BUILD: Putting It All Together - Strategies for Managing Difficult Conversations

Thursday, December 10, 2020 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual

The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. Participants will learn about different types of conversations and…

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Virtual Discussions

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Virtual

We will be hosting various virtual discussion opportunities each month that focus on a different topic and provide various medium options to engage. Available options include engaging with one of our listening, reading, or viewing groups. The topics include: ability, class/socioeconomic status, gender/gender expression, race, religion, and sexuality/sexual orientation. Participants will need to review the specific podcast episode, article, or video clip prior to attending. All podcasts,…

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Virtual Discussions

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Virtual

We will be hosting various virtual discussion opportunities each month that focus on a different topic and provide various medium options to engage. Available options include engaging with one of our listening, reading, or viewing groups. The topics include: ability, class/socioeconomic status, gender/gender expression, race, religion, and sexuality/sexual orientation. Participants will need to review the specific podcast episode, article, or video clip prior to attending. All podcasts,…

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Virtual Discussions

Thursday, December 17, 2020 11:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual

We will be hosting various virtual discussion opportunities each month that focus on a different topic and provide various medium options to engage. Available options include engaging with one of our listening, reading, or viewing groups. The topics include: ability, class/socioeconomic status, gender/gender expression, race, religion, and sexuality/sexual orientation. Participants will need to review the specific podcast episode, article, or video clip prior to attending. All podcasts,…

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Virtual Discussions

Friday, December 18, 2020 9:00am to 10:00am
Virtual

We will be hosting various virtual discussion opportunities each month that focus on a different topic and provide various medium options to engage. Available options include engaging with one of our listening, reading, or viewing groups. The topics include: ability, class/socioeconomic status, gender/gender expression, race, religion, and sexuality/sexual orientation. Participants will need to review the specific podcast episode, article, or video clip prior to attending. All podcasts,…

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BUILD: Beyond the Numbers - Foundations for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Monday, January 11, 2021 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual

The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. This introductory workshop will allow participants to understand the importance…

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NCBI: Leadership for Equity and Inclusion

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 9:00am to 3:00pm
Virtual

The National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) workshops and principles are being used on hundreds of campuses, K-12 schools, corporations, law enforcement programs, communities, domestic and international political organizations, and peace negotiations. At the University of Iowa, our team offers courses, free of charge, to the campus and community. The Leadership for Equity and Inclusion session is a full-day workshop that invites participants to reflect on how identity has shaped their…

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BUILD: Beyond the Numbers - Foundations for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 9:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual

The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. This introductory workshop will allow participants to understand the importance…

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BUILD: Fostering Your Cultural Intelligence (CQ) Framework

Friday, January 22, 2021 9:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual

The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. To thrive and succeed in today’s diverse world, one needs to have a…

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LGBTQ Safe Zone: Phase I

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 9:00am to 11:00am
Virtual

The LGBTQ Safe Zone Project is a campus-wide program that offers a visible message of inclusion, affirmation, and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people in the university community. Phase I introduces basic LGBTQ terms and concepts, helps participants develop an appreciation for the experiences of the LGBTQ people, and brings an overall awareness of LGBTQ issues. Participants will be encouraged to think about how they can create a more inclusive environment…

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BUILD: Making the Paradigm Shift from Diversity to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Virtual

The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. The session is a collaboration between the Office of the Provost,…

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BUILD: Beyond the Numbers - Foundations for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Thursday, February 4, 2021 9:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual

The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. This introductory workshop will allow participants to understand the importance…

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BUILD: Exploring the Influence of Implicit Bias in Our Work and Lives

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 9:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual

The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. This workshop will explore implicit bias, including an introduction to…

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BUILD: Putting It All Together - Strategies for Managing Difficult Conversations

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 9:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual

The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. Participants will learn about different types of conversations and…

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LGBTQ Safe Zone: Phase II

Friday, February 12, 2021 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Virtual

The LGBTQ Safe Zone Project is a campus-wide program that offers a visible message of inclusion, affirmation, and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people in the university community. Phase II is a case study-based, application-focused session. Participants will gain the tools they need to not only provide resources, but to become an active participant in making our campus a more supportive, inclusive, and affirming place for LBGTQ people. After completing Phase…

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NCBI: Conflict and Controversial Issues

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 8:30am to 12:30pm
Virtual

The National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) workshops and principles are being used on hundreds of campuses, K-12 schools, corporations, law enforcement programs, communities, domestic and international political organizations, and peace negotiations. At the University of Iowa, our team offers courses, free of charge, to the campus and community. The Conflict and Controversial Issues session is a four-hour process gives leaders skills to deal constructively with tough conflicts, enabling…

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BUILD: Utilizing Collective Problem-Solving Methods to Address Local Challenges

Friday, February 19, 2021 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual

The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. This is an advanced session. Participants are expected to have a…

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Virtual Discussions

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 9:00am to 10:00am
Virtual

We will be hosting various virtual discussion opportunities each month that focus on a different topic and provide various medium options to engage. Available options include engaging with one of our listening, reading, or viewing groups. The topics include: ability, class/socioeconomic status, gender/gender expression, race, religion, and sexuality/sexual orientation. Participants will need to review the specific podcast episode, article, or video clip prior to attending. All podcasts,…

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BUILD: Beyond the Numbers - Foundations for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual

The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. This introductory workshop will allow participants to understand the importance…

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LGBTQ Safe Zone: Trans Awareness

Thursday, February 25, 2021 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual

The LGBTQ Safe Zone Project is a campus-wide program that offers a visible message of inclusion, affirmation, and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people in the university community. Trans Awareness delves deeper into topics related to gender identity and expression. Participants will gain a better understanding of trans identity, campus resources, challenges individuals from these communities face on campus, and strategies for becoming an increasingly…

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Virtual Discussions

Friday, February 26, 2021 10:00am to 11:00am
Virtual

We will be hosting various virtual discussion opportunities each month that focus on a different topic and provide various medium options to engage. Available options include engaging with one of our listening, reading, or viewing groups. The topics include: ability, class/socioeconomic status, gender/gender expression, race, religion, and sexuality/sexual orientation. Participants will need to review the specific podcast episode, article, or video clip prior to attending. All podcasts,…

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Virtual Discussions

Friday, February 26, 2021 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Virtual

We will be hosting various virtual discussion opportunities each month that focus on a different topic and provide various medium options to engage. Available options include engaging with one of our listening, reading, or viewing groups. The topics include: ability, class/socioeconomic status, gender/gender expression, race, religion, and sexuality/sexual orientation. Participants will need to review the specific podcast episode, article, or video clip prior to attending. All podcasts,…

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BUILD: Exploring the Influence of Implicit Bias in Our Work and Lives

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual

The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. This workshop will explore implicit bias, including an introduction to…

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BUILD: A Closer Look at Race in the U.S.

Thursday, March 4, 2021 9:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual

The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. In this session, participants will discuss and define race and the…

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LGBTQ Safe Zone: Phase I

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 9:00am to 11:00am
Virtual

The LGBTQ Safe Zone Project is a campus-wide program that offers a visible message of inclusion, affirmation, and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people in the university community. Phase I introduces basic LGBTQ terms and concepts, helps participants develop an appreciation for the experiences of the LGBTQ people, and brings an overall awareness of LGBTQ issues. Participants will be encouraged to think about how they can create a more inclusive environment…

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BUILD: For the Long Haul - Increasing Your Stamina While Doing Justice Work

Friday, March 12, 2021 9:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual

The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. This is an advanced session. Participants are expected to have a…

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LGBTQ Safe Zone: Phase II

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Virtual

The LGBTQ Safe Zone Project is a campus-wide program that offers a visible message of inclusion, affirmation, and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people in the university community. Phase II is a case study-based, application-focused session. Participants will gain the tools they need to not only provide resources, but to become an active participant in making our campus a more supportive, inclusive, and affirming place for LBGTQ people. After completing Phase…

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BUILD: Putting It All Together - Strategies for Managing Difficult Conversations

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual

The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. Participants will learn about different types of conversations and…

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NCBI: Building Effective Relationships Across Difference

Friday, March 26, 2021 8:30am to 12:30pm
Virtual

The National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) workshops and principles are being used on hundreds of campuses, K-12 schools, corporations, law enforcement programs, communities, domestic and international political organizations, and peace negotiations. At the University of Iowa, our team offers courses, free of charge, to the campus and community. Framed through key NCBI principles, the Building Effective Relationships Across Difference session is a four-hour workshop that encourages…

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Virtual Discussions

Monday, March 29, 2021 9:00am to 10:00am
Virtual

We will be hosting various virtual discussion opportunities each month that focus on a different topic and provide various medium options to engage. Available options include engaging with one of our listening, reading, or viewing groups. The topics include: ability, class/socioeconomic status, gender/gender expression, race, religion, and sexuality/sexual orientation. Participants will need to review the specific podcast episode, article, or video clip prior to attending. All podcasts,…

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BUILD: A Closer Look at Race in the U.S.

Monday, March 29, 2021 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual

The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. In this session, participants will discuss and define race and the…

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Virtual Discussions

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 11:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual

We will be hosting various virtual discussion opportunities each month that focus on a different topic and provide various medium options to engage. Available options include engaging with one of our listening, reading, or viewing groups. The topics include: ability, class/socioeconomic status, gender/gender expression, race, religion, and sexuality/sexual orientation. Participants will need to review the specific podcast episode, article, or video clip prior to attending. All podcasts,…

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BUILD: Engineering an Intersectionality Lens for Equity and Inclusive Excellence

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Virtual

The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. Our social identities (both privileged and oppressed) shape our…

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Virtual Discussions

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Virtual

We will be hosting various virtual discussion opportunities each month that focus on a different topic and provide various medium options to engage. Available options include engaging with one of our listening, reading, or viewing groups. The topics include: ability, class/socioeconomic status, gender/gender expression, race, religion, and sexuality/sexual orientation. Participants will need to review the specific podcast episode, article, or video clip prior to attending. All podcasts,…

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LGBTQ Safe Zone: Trans Awareness

Friday, April 9, 2021 9:00am to 11:00am
Virtual

The LGBTQ Safe Zone Project is a campus-wide program that offers a visible message of inclusion, affirmation, and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people in the university community. Trans Awareness delves deeper into topics related to gender identity and expression. Participants will gain a better understanding of trans identity, campus resources, challenges individuals from these communities face on campus, and strategies for becoming an increasingly…

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Virtual Discussions

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Virtual

We will be hosting various virtual discussion opportunities each month that focus on a different topic and provide various medium options to engage. Available options include engaging with one of our listening, reading, or viewing groups. The topics include: ability, class/socioeconomic status, gender/gender expression, race, religion, and sexuality/sexual orientation. Participants will need to review the specific podcast episode, article, or video clip prior to attending. All podcasts,…

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Virtual Discussions

Thursday, April 29, 2021 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Virtual

We will be hosting various virtual discussion opportunities each month that focus on a different topic and provide various medium options to engage. Available options include engaging with one of our listening, reading, or viewing groups. The topics include: ability, class/socioeconomic status, gender/gender expression, race, religion, and sexuality/sexual orientation. Participants will need to review the specific podcast episode, article, or video clip prior to attending. All podcasts,…

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Virtual Discussions

Friday, April 30, 2021 9:00am to 10:00am
Virtual

We will be hosting various virtual discussion opportunities each month that focus on a different topic and provide various medium options to engage. Available options include engaging with one of our listening, reading, or viewing groups. The topics include: ability, class/socioeconomic status, gender/gender expression, race, religion, and sexuality/sexual orientation. Participants will need to review the specific podcast episode, article, or video clip prior to attending. All podcasts,…