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Coming Together for Racial Understanding

January 25, 2019

Civil dialogue involves creating a safe place for participants to assemble to discuss a challenging issue.  The process of dialogue typically involves some level of facilitation, agreement to a set of guidelines, and has a central focus on increasing understanding among participants on the topic.  Civil dialogue will always seek to foster listening and understanding.  This particular framework focuses the dialogue efforts on race relations. Read more about Coming Together for Racial Understanding

Micro-Inequity Behaviors - Are They Harming Our Organization?

March 4, 2019

Micro-inequities fall between the cracks of what is considered traditional discrimination because they don’t fit neatly into a legal framework.  They are subtle forms of discrimination-where a person is singled out, overlooked, ignored, or discounted due to their membership in a particular group.  Read more about Micro-Inequity Behaviors - Are They Harming Our Organization?

Navigating Difference Workshop in October

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 8:00am to Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 4:30pm
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The Navigating Difference series is designed to help ISU Extension and Outreach professionals expand their skills in working with diverse audiences. The curriculum consists of five modules developed by Washington State University Extension staff specifically for extension professionals.

Understanding Implicit Racial Bias: Rewiring Our Perceptions and Intentions (UIRB)

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Professional Development will be sponsoring a 1-day learning exchange for Extension and Outreach staff and faculty, Understanding Implicit Racial Bias: Rewiring Our Perceptions and Intentions (UIRB), developed by the Iowa Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Adult, Children and Family Services Division.