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LGBTQ Safe Zone: Phase I

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 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. 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 and...
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BUILD: Beyond the Numbers

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual
The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, postdocs, 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...
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Local Libraries LIT: Jennine Capó Crucet

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Virtual
Local Libraries LIT (Listen, Initiate, Talk) will feature author Jennine Capó Crucet on January 26, 2022 at 7:00 PM. This is the fifth free virtual event in the series, which is offered by public libraries in Johnson County as well as the University of Iowa Libraries and Kirkwood Community College Libraries (Iowa City Campus) with support from the Community Foundation of Johnson County and The Tuesday Agency. As the daughter of Cuban immigrants, Jennine Capó Crucet was the first person in her...
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BUILD: Putting It All Together - Strategies for Managing Difficult Conversations

Thursday, January 27, 2022 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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BUILD: Land Acknowledgement – Recognizing and Respecting Indigenous Peoples

Monday, January 31, 2022 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual
The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty and staff 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 Native American Council (NAC) will present on the importance of land acknowledgments. Land...

ASC/BUILD: The Culture Behind Sexual Assault, Replacing Rape Culture with Consent Culture

Tuesday, February 1, 2022 9:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual
This workshop is part of the Advocating for Safer Communities (ASC) certification program for people wanting to learn more and/or serve as allies and ambassadors for RVAP. The Culture Behind Sexual Assault interrogates the way that our society is set up to both subtly and overtly support sexual violence and offers participants a framework to challenge rape culture in their own lives. The session discusses the repercussions of not challenging rape culture, gives participants tools for critically...
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BUILD: Inclusive Practices for an Online World

Wednesday, February 2, 2022 9:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual
The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty and staff 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.Even if you're not an IT professional, technology is an integral part of getting work done: we all...
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LGBTQ Safe Zone: Phase II

Thursday, February 3, 2022 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: Making the Paradigm Shift

Wednesday, February 9, 2022 9:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual
The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty and staff 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, Chief Diversity Office, and...
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Hawks of Color

Friday, February 11, 2022 11:30am to 1:00pm
Virtual
The Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, the Diversity Councils, and the Graduate College are pleased to announce the Hawks of Color event schedule for Spring 2022. Be sure to register here in advance below to save your spot. Hawks of Color is a place of welcome and community building while celebrating excellence! Formerly Faculty and Staff of Color, Hawks of Color is a re-envisioned community space to support and promote conversations among historically underrepresented, global...
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