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Sep 4, 2019

Sep 4, 2019

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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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. This introductory workshop will allow participants to understand the importance of diversity...

Sep 10, 2019

Sep 10, 2019

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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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 environ...

Sep 11, 2019

Sep 11, 2019

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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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 critica...

Sep 12, 2019

Sep 12, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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The purpose of this meeting is to share information from our various areas/departments, touch base and get feedback about programming. It is also for the conviviality of seeing each other in person. The meeting will be held in 2390 UCC-Executive Board Room. That’s the 2nd floor of the Old Capitol Mall above Cookies n’ More. There are stairs and an escalator, but there is an elevator on the CVS end. Please let us know if any accommodations are needed. Email shamika-harris@uiowa.edu ...

Sep 17, 2019

Sep 17, 2019

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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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. This introductory workshop will allow participants to understand the importance of diversity...

Sep 18, 2019

Sep 18, 2019

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Using selected texts from seminal African American, Afro-Caribbean, and African intellectuals, this course will establish racism as pervasive throughout American society; then present several models of racism as a disease akin to autoimmune diseases, alcoholism, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), including etiology, symptomatology, and treatment plans. Using a modified form of the 12-Step program, participants will: diagnose the ways that racism is operative in their experience, indi...

Sep 26, 2019

Sep 26, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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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 completin...

Sep 26, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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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 completin...

Sep 27, 2019

Sep 27, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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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 & Inclusion session is a full-day workshop that invites participants to reflect on how identity has shaped thei...

Oct 1, 2019

Oct 1, 2019

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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The session focuses on increasing awareness around where we succeed and where we need to improve supporting individuals with disability. Participants will learn about the history of the Disability Rights Movement, and relevant law and policy. Additionally, we’ll discuss what our responsibilities are for accommodation, why it matters, and strategies we can immediately implement in our departments, organizations, and communities. The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity init...

Oct 3, 2019

Oct 3, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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The University of Iowa will host the 2019 Iowa Regents Institutions Disability Awareness Summit on October 3, 2019 at the University Capitol Centre in Iowa City. The Summit focuses on raising awareness of disability issues on Iowa Regents Institutions campuses, and elsewhere throughout the state. The event is hosted by the University of Iowa's Disability Planning and Action Committee, with support from the Office of the ADA Coordinator, Student Disability Services, Faculty/Staff Disability S...

Oct 7, 2019

Oct 7, 2019

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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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. This introductory workshop will allow participants to understand the importance of diversity...

Oct 9, 2019

Oct 9, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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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 s...

Oct 10, 2019

Oct 10, 2019

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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This session takes participants through an exploration of the research on belief and attitude change to examine how to be most effective in creating social and cultural change as civil rights advocates. Additionally, using theories from social and counseling psychology, we will look at how to have the “good fight” while being effective in taking care of those from who we want change and in taking care of ourselves at the same time! The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity ...

Oct 10, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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The purpose of this meeting is to share information from our various areas/departments, touch base and get feedback about programming. It is also for the conviviality of seeing each other in person. The meeting will be held in 2390 UCC-Executive Board Room. That’s the 2nd floor of the Old Capitol Mall above Cookies n’ More. There are stairs and an escalator, but there is an elevator on the CVS end. Please let us know if any accommodations are needed. Email shamika-harris@uiowa.edu ...

Oct 15, 2019

Oct 15, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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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 environ...

Oct 16, 2019

Oct 16, 2019

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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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 & Controversial Issues session is a four-hour process gives leaders skills to deal constructively with tough conflicts, enab...

Oct 17, 2019

Oct 17, 2019

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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The Latinx Youth Summit is part of the 21st Annual “Strengthening and Valuing Latinx Communities in Iowa” conference to be held in Iowa City, Iowa. The youth summit attracts 300 high school students from around the state. The Latinx Youth Summit is coordinated by the Center for Diversity & Enrichment and the University of Iowa School of Social Work in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Learn more and register at https://diversity.uiowa.edu/programs/latinx-youth-summit.

Oct 22, 2019

Oct 22, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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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 environ...

Oct 23, 2019

Oct 23, 2019

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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This course will discuss and engage with media representation of individuals and groups with a particular focus on identities (e.g., race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientations, religion), stereotypes, and biases in media messages. We will present some basic theories/concepts to help us understand media representation and effects to provide a foundation that allows us to explore these issues with nuance. The course will take media representations seriously without suggesting that these imag...

Nov 5, 2019

Nov 5, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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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 completin...

Nov 6, 2019

Nov 6, 2019

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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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. This introductory workshop will allow participants to understand the importance of diversity...

Nov 7, 2019

Nov 7, 2019

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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The session is a collaboration between the Office of the Provost, the Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and University Human Resources. Within the session, participants will begin making the shift from diversity to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). We will review tools, resources, and strategies for integrating DEI into unit plans. For units that do not have current DEI-related strategies to report, a FY19 action may include having a team of 2-3 individuals attend one of th...

Nov 13, 2019

Nov 13, 2019

12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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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 Building Effective Relationships Across Group Lines session is a four-hour workshop that encourages participants to explore how our i...

Nov 14, 2019

Nov 14, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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The purpose of this meeting is to share information from our various areas/departments, touch base and get feedback about programming. It is also for the conviviality of seeing each other in person. The meeting will be held in 2390 UCC-Executive Board Room. That’s the 2nd floor of the Old Capitol Mall above Cookies n’ More. There are stairs and an escalator, but there is an elevator on the CVS end. Please let us know if any accommodations are needed. Email shamika-harris@uiowa.edu ...

Nov 20, 2019

Nov 20, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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ACT for Social Justice incorporates principles from current evidence-based approaches (Acceptance & Commitment Therapy) to behavior change in the service of becoming a more effective social justice agent. This workshop will engage the audience in a reflective and experiential process of noticing how we carry implicit prejudice and how skillful management of our responses to these biases is essential to showing up as an ally for social justice. Participants will be tasked with engaging in cri...

Nov 22, 2019

Nov 22, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Equity in the academic experience is an essential component for campus efforts toward improving diversity, equity, and inclusion. Student experience literature has illustrated how issues of discrimination, oppression, and/or prejudice continue to permeate classroom environments, and the effects are pronounced for undergraduate students in the beginning stage of pursuing a college degree when they are taking foundational, or gateway, courses. This BUILD session seeks to work with session atte...

Dec 3, 2019

Dec 3, 2019

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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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. This introductory workshop will allow participants to understand the importance of diversity...

Dec 6, 2019

Dec 6, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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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 s...

Dec 9, 2019

Dec 9, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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This course will help the University of Iowa faulty and staff learn more about our Veteran students and how to connect with them. We will cover information about of Veteran students, their service background, the challenges they face transitioning to college, and what are the special needs some of our Veteran students may have. The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty and staff to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribu...

Dec 10, 2019

Dec 10, 2019

12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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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 & Controversial Issues session is a four-hour process gives leaders skills to deal constructively with tough conflicts, enab...

Dec 12, 2019

Dec 12, 2019

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Racial demographics are changing in homes, classrooms, and workplaces. The number of individuals with multiracial or multiethnic experiences is increasing, yet those experiences are not always part of the larger conversation. In this session, participants will address barriers when and strategies for supporting individuals with multiracial/multiethnic identities. Participants will be exposed to Multiracial and Multiethnic identity models and have an opportunity to hear personal narratives. ...

Jan 9, 2020

Jan 9, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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The purpose of this meeting is to share information from our various areas/departments, touch base and get feedback about programming. It is also for the conviviality of seeing each other in person. The meeting will be held in 2390 UCC-Executive Board Room. That’s the 2nd floor of the Old Capitol Mall above Cookies n’ More. There are stairs and an escalator, but there is an elevator on the CVS end. Please let us know if any accommodations are needed. Email shamika-harris@uiowa.edu ...

Jan 13, 2020

Jan 13, 2020

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Participants will learn about best practices in supporting DACA and undocumented students in higher education as well as brainstorm what steps they can take in their own personal and professional spheres of influence to push for equity for these groups. 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...

Jan 16, 2020

Jan 16, 2020

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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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. This introductory workshop will allow participants to understand the importance of diversity...

Jan 17, 2020

Jan 17, 2020

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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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. This introductory workshop will allow participants to understand the importance of diversity...

Jan 23, 2020

Jan 23, 2020

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Using selected texts from seminal African American, Afro-Caribbean, and African intellectuals, this course will establish racism as pervasive throughout American society; then present several models of racism as a disease akin to autoimmune diseases, alcoholism, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), including etiology, symptomatology, and treatment plans. Using a modified form of the 12-Step program, participants will: diagnose the ways that racism is operative in their experience, indi...

Jan 30, 2020

Jan 30, 2020

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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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 environ...

Jan 31, 2020

Jan 31, 2020

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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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 & Inclusion session is a full-day workshop that invites participants to reflect on how identity has shaped thei...

Feb 4, 2020

Feb 4, 2020

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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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. This introductory workshop will allow participants to understand the importance of diversity...

Feb 5, 2020

Feb 5, 2020

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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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 completin...

Feb 6, 2020

Feb 6, 2020

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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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. This introductory workshop will allow participants to understand the importance of diversity...

Feb 10, 2020

Feb 10, 2020

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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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 critica...

Feb 12, 2020

Feb 12, 2020

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Native Americans make up less than 0.5% of students in higher education, often times only referred to with an asterisk in the reporting of demographic information. This course will examine historical reasons for low enrollment by Native Americans in higher education. The unique complexities of Native American identity will be examined. Participants will identify barriers to inclusion for Native American students on college campuses, as well as learn strategies for ensuring the retention of N...

Feb 13, 2020

Feb 13, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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The purpose of this meeting is to share information from our various areas/departments, touch base and get feedback about programming. It is also for the conviviality of seeing each other in person. The meeting will be held in 2390 UCC-Executive Board Room. That’s the 2nd floor of the Old Capitol Mall above Cookies n’ More. There are stairs and an escalator, but there is an elevator on the CVS end. Please let us know if any accommodations are needed. Email shamika-harris@uiowa.edu ...

Feb 20, 2020

Feb 20, 2020

12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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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 & Controversial Issues session is a four-hour process gives leaders skills to deal constructively with tough conflicts, enab...

Feb 25, 2020

Feb 25, 2020

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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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 s...

Feb 28, 2020

Feb 28, 2020

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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This course will discuss and engage with media representation of individuals and groups with a particular focus on identities (e.g., race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientations, religion), stereotypes, and biases in media messages. We will present some basic theories/concepts to help us understand media representation and effects to provide a foundation that allows us to explore these issues with nuance. The course will take media representations seriously without suggesting that these imag...

Mar 2, 2020

Mar 2, 2020

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Racial demographics are changing in homes, classrooms, and workplaces. The number of individuals with multiracial or multiethnic experiences is increasing, yet those experiences are not always part of the larger conversation. In this session, participants will address barriers when and strategies for supporting individuals with multiracial/multiethnic identities. Participants will be exposed to Multiracial and Multiethnic identity models and have an opportunity to hear personal narratives. ...

Mar 4, 2020

Mar 4, 2020

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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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 environ...

Mar 5, 2020

Mar 5, 2020

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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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 environ...

Mar 6, 2020

Mar 6, 2020

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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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. This introductory workshop will allow participants to understand the importance of diversity...

Mar 9, 2020

Mar 9, 2020

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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ACT for Social Justice incorporates principles from current evidence-based approaches (Acceptance & Commitment Therapy) to behavior change in the service of becoming a more effective social justice agent. This workshop will engage the audience in a reflective and experiential process of noticing how we carry implicit prejudice and how skillful management of our responses to these biases is essential to showing up as an ally for social justice. Participants will be tasked with engaging in cri...

Mar 10, 2020

Mar 10, 2020

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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The session focuses on increasing awareness around where we succeed and where we need to improve supporting individuals with disability. Participants will learn about the history of the Disability Rights Movement, and relevant law and policy. Additionally, we’ll discuss what our responsibilities are for accommodation, why it matters, and strategies we can immediately implement in our departments, organizations, and communities. The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity init...

Mar 11, 2020

Mar 11, 2020

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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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 Building Effective Relationships Across Group Lines session is a four-hour workshop that encourages participants to explore how our i...

Mar 12, 2020

Mar 12, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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The purpose of this meeting is to share information from our various areas/departments, touch base and get feedback about programming. It is also for the conviviality of seeing each other in person. The meeting will be held in 2390 UCC-Executive Board Room. That’s the 2nd floor of the Old Capitol Mall above Cookies n’ More. There are stairs and an escalator, but there is an elevator on the CVS end. Please let us know if any accommodations are needed. Email shamika-harris@uiowa.edu ...

Mar 27, 2020

Mar 27, 2020

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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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 completin...

Apr 6, 2020

Apr 6, 2020

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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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 s...

Apr 8, 2020

Apr 8, 2020

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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This course will help the University of Iowa faulty and staff learn more about our Veteran students and how to connect with them. We will cover information about of Veteran students, their service background, the challenges they face transitioning to college, and what are the special needs some of our Veteran students may have. The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty and staff to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribu...

Apr 9, 2020

Apr 9, 2020

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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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. This introductory workshop will allow participants to understand the importance of diversity...

Apr 9, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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The purpose of this meeting is to share information from our various areas/departments, touch base and get feedback about programming. It is also for the conviviality of seeing each other in person. The meeting will be held in 2390 UCC-Executive Board Room. That’s the 2nd floor of the Old Capitol Mall above Cookies n’ More. There are stairs and an escalator, but there is an elevator on the CVS end. Please let us know if any accommodations are needed. Email shamika-harris@uiowa.edu ...

Apr 14, 2020

Apr 14, 2020

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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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 & Controversial Issues session is a four-hour process gives leaders skills to deal constructively with tough conflicts, enab...

Apr 16, 2020

Apr 16, 2020

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Equity in the academic experience is an essential component for campus efforts toward improving diversity, equity, and inclusion. Student experience literature has illustrated how issues of discrimination, oppression, and/or prejudice continue to permeate classroom environments, and the effects are pronounced for undergraduate students in the beginning stage of pursuing a college degree when they are taking foundational, or gateway, courses. This BUILD session seeks to work with session atte...