These workshops are open to all students, faculty, staff and community members who would like to expand their knowledge in regard to awareness of diversity, inclusion and cultural differences. The workshops address issues of power, prejudice and discrimination as a way to engage participants in discussing and sharing their perceptions and experiences. These presentations focus on various aspects of diversity, inclusion, multiculturalism, intercultural competence and social justice. Listed are a few of the presentations offered through the office. Individualized collaborative presentations are available upon request.
EQUAL vs EQUITABLE: A SOCIAL JUSTICE SEMINAR
In this crash course on social justice, learn about privilege, power and institutional structures in society. Discover how oppression is created and perpetuated in today’s society and how you as an individual have the power to reduce it. This eye-opening experience may change how you perceive, walk through and interact with the world.
POWER, PRIVILEGE AND DISCRIMINATION: AN EXPLORATION OF SOCIOCULTURAL IDENTITIES
This presentation is an introduction into gaining knowledge about one’s sociocultural identities. Participants will be asked to explore aspects of their identities and how they have experienced power, privilege and discrimination in their lives due to these identities.
WELCOME TO THE COOKOUT: FROM MANAGING DIVERSITY TO LEVERAGING DIFFERENCE
This interactive presentation educates students on the concept of shifting from managing diversity to leveraging differences. Participants will walk away from this workshop being able to identify the benefits of leveraging differences and how to apply these concepts today and in the future.
CULTURAL AWARENESS, DIVERSITY, INCLUSION AND YOU: LIVING IN A MULTICULTURAL WORLD
A high-energy informative presentation loaded with activities and knowledge! Participants will leave this presentation with an understanding of the multifaceted nature of culture as well as how to maneuver in a multicultural world and how to be more inclusive in their daily lives.