Undoing Racism Workgroup

Online Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Undoing Racism is a community collective of students, staff, and faculty in the School of Social Work dedicated to fighting white supremacy at the individual, school, and structural levels. This workgroup was established in 2019 after students, staff, and faculty took part in the People's Institute for Survival and Beyond Undoing Racism© workshops. Since then, the Undoing

Mentoring Across Differences

Online Ann Arbor, MI, United States

This workshop will address challenges that emerge in mentoring relationships related to the players’ social identities and their intersection. Through a variety of interactive activities and case studies, participants will be able to explore from a distance the way bias plays out in mentoring relationships, dive into closer practice to recognize their own bias from

LSA DEI Workshop: Implicit Bias

Online Ann Arbor, MI, United States

This program has been modified to deliver in a remote setting and updated to include content directly related to the COVID-19 pandemic. For questions or requests for accommodation, please contact our Administrative Coordinator, Mikalia Dennis (mikaliad@umich.edu) as soon as possible. In this session, participants will learn to: - Examine your own background and identities and

Fluid Thinking: Water Justice in a Changing Climate

Matthaei Botanical Gardens 1800 N. Dixboro Rd., Ann Arbor, MI, United States

The study of water ethics and justice is inherently without boundaries; it moves among various connected disciplines, such as philosophy, law, history, engineering, and geography. This event brings together academic professionals, policy experts, other practitioners, and the general public to discuss this most pressing issue. The transdisciplinary nature of water justice requires study that intersects

Inclusive Leadership Roundtable

Online Ann Arbor, MI, United States

The theory behind inclusive leadership is vast. It has connections with emotional intelligence, communication, understanding team dynamics, mentoring, and more. The other nine workshops in this series focused on the theory and application. For this round table, we gathered a panel of faculty and staff who have experience using inclusive leadership in their fields. Join

Michigan Climate & Clean Energy Summit

Botanic Gardens at Historic Barns Park 1500 Red Dr, Traverse City, MI, United States

REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Reconnect and Re-energize for the Essential Climate Work Ahead If we’ve learned anything about climate policy by now, it’s that engagement by people who care is THE ONLY WAY to make progress toward a clean energy future.   Help move Michigan forward to fulfill the promise of our state’s “net zero by 2050” goal by joining

The local impact of safety nets on communities of color

Online Ann Arbor, MI, United States

The first event in this three-part COVID-19 reflections series will feature a panel discussion on the local impact of safety nets on communities of color during the COVID-19 pandemic. The discussion will be moderated by Mara Ostfeld, associate faculty director of U-M Poverty Solutions. Panelists include: - William Lopez; clinical assistant professor at U-M School

Lessons Learned: Michigan’s Coronavirus Task Force on Racial Disparities

Online Ann Arbor, MI, United States

The final event in the COVID-19 reflections series will feature Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, the vice president and chief health equity officer at CVS Health and former chief medical executive for the State of Michigan, in conversation with Celeste Watkins-Hayes, faculty director of the Center for Racial Justice. Together, they will reflect on the two-year anniversary

LSA DEI Workshop: The Microaggression Session

Online Ann Arbor, MI, United States

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