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DEI Workshop: The Microaggression Session

February 2, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Jessica Garcia, DEI Manager

This program has been modified to deliver in a remote setting and updated to include content directly related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please direct any questions or accommodation requests to Mikalia Dennis (mikaliad@umich.edu) as soon as possible.

Microaggressions are verbal, behavioral, or environmental slights. They can be overt, subtle or unintentional, and lead to significant consequences.

In this session, participants will:
– Learn about “microaggressions” and other concepts relevant to this topic
– Obtain an understanding of the social and psychological impacts of microaggressions
– Engage in activities and dialogue to unveil microaggressions within the workplace
– Validate experiences with microaggressions
– Identify and discuss techniques to combat microaggressions, as a bystander or as a recipient

Audience:
This session is open to all LSA Staff. It is recommended that participants complete a course on Implicit Bias before taking this session.

 

Details

Date:
February 2, 2021
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Website:
https://myumi.ch/r8VpZ

Venue

Online
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234 United States + Google Map