National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI): Building Effective Relationships Across Group Lines

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 8:30am to 12:30pm
2520D University Capitol Centre
200 South Capitol Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
This event is BUILD approved.

This interactive workshop will encourage participants to explore how our identities shape our experiences and our interactions with others, as well as the dynamics that get in the way of effective relationship-building across difference. Through a model developed by the National Coalition Building Institute, we’ll explore strategies for prejudice reduction and welcoming diversity.

Note: This workshop may also be used for credit in the BUILD certificate in place of this half-day version. Individuals who have already completed the full-day workshop may email to obtain credit towards the certificate.

Sign-up is available for employees through Employee Self-Service/My Training. To locate certificate courses search for “NCBI” and a list of the courses will appear. If you are a student or community member and would like to attend, please email at least 1 week before the date of the training.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Chief Diversity Office in advance at 353-2388 or by email at