Recurring Event Allies at Work

Allies at Work

LSA Building - Conference Room 2001 500 State St., Ann Arbor, MI

In this session, participants will learn: The role of allies in creating inclusive environments and creating change The best practices for being an ally How to apply these best practices in a work environment To identify unique obstacles towards being an ally in a remote working environment To challenge their own practices to be more

LSA Workshop: Create Accessible Digital Documents

Online Ann Arbor, MI

As we shift from print to digital documents in the workplace, it's important to ensure all readers and contributors can access the content. If document users include individuals who are color blind, use assistive technologies, or process information differently, will they be able to effectively engage with the content? This workshop will focus on how

Martin Luther King Jr. Colloquium

Weiser Hall - 10th Floor

jarrett hill is an award-winning journalist, writer, and an adjunct professor at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism. He currently serves as President of the National Association of Black Journalists’ of Los Angeles (NABJLA). As a leader at NABJLA, jarrett has advocated for journalists in commercial and public media as

Recurring Event Diversity 101

Diversity 101

LSA Building - Conference Room 2001 500 State St., Ann Arbor, MI

In order to have meaningful, productive conversations about diversity, equity, and inclusion, we must start with a common language. This session will provide an introduction to key terminology as well as the categories and labels we use to describe others and ourselves. We will also examine how our identities shape the way we enter the

Recurring Event Implicit Bias

Implicit Bias

Online Ann Arbor, MI

In this session, participants will learn to: Examine your own background and identities and how these identities shape our experiences and perspectives Discuss how the brain functions, and relate how unconscious bias is a natural function of the human mind Identify patterns of unconscious bias that influence decision-making processes Confront internal biases and practice conscious

Recurring Event The Microaggression Session

The Microaggression Session

LSA Building - Conference Room 2001 500 State St., Ann Arbor, MI

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