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Workshops and Trainings 2017-2018

Unpacking Oppression Workshop and Understanding Diversity and Social Justice

Tuesday, November 21  9am - 12 noon

This presentation will be led by Mikael Villalobos, Ed.D., who serves as associate chief diversity officer in UC Davis’s Office of Campus Community Relations. Participants will explore the cultural barriers that perpetuate oppression at the institutional level. The course provides an opportunity to increase awareness regarding power and privilege with the goal of fostering a more inclusive and equitable campus environment. Participants will also learn skills to become allies for social equity.
Contact dacker@ucmerced.edu if interested

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The Art of Inclusive Communication Workshop

Tuesday, Nov. 28  12 noon - 3pm (staff and faculty)   4pm - 7pm (graduate and undergraduates)

This pilot program is presented by the National Conflict Resolution Center. Students, staff and faculty will learn communication skills, how to acknowledge their differences and how to find common ground with one another.

Contact lcurl@ucmerced.edu (students)  or dacker@ucmerced.edu (staff and faculty)

 

Diversity Awareness Workshop

Thursday, January 4 and Friday, January 5, 2018

8:30 am - 5pm.  Must attend both days.
 
Sponsored by the Office of Campus Climate, University Ombuds, Social Justice Initiatives and
Human Resources, this workshop uses a variety of experiential exercises to help participants identify
and appreciate individual and collective differences and strengths, as well as explore their own
knowledge, attitudes and experiences.
 
Fill out webform application if interested by December 1, 2017.