DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION DISCUSSIONS & TOWNHALLS
This workshop is a brief introduction to Dialogue techniques including:
- Planning process prior to discussions
- Communication guidelines
- Role of the Facilitator (v. Mediator)
- Discussion of Potential Topics relevant to your Department
This workshop will be particularly helpful for departmental Diversity Officers and Chairs of DEI Committees. Participants will be encouraged to offer Lunches with Conversation and Dinners with Dialogue, within their departments with current topics such as: What is an Inclusive Environment and how do we Create it; What is Culture; What is Diversity; to more difficult discussions such as Why is America Awoke right now and Will it Last; and What is Free Speech v. Hate Speech?