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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.

Coming Together for Racial Understanding

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
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Professional Development is offering a one day workshop for ISU Extension and Outreach staff, faculty and council members, Coming Together for Racial Understanding, based on the national curriculum developed by the Cooperative Extension Service Rapid Response Team. In order to register and attend the workshop, you must already have participated in the Navigating Difference Cultural Competency Workshop series.   

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Inclusive Excellence

April 2, 2020

We were thrilled to have Dr. Kevin McDonald, the vice president for diversity, equity, and inclusion from the University of Virginia as the Keynote for our virtual Annual Conference this year. Dr. McDonald gave an inspirational message on Inclusive Excellence. Enjoy the video again that he shared with us: To Speak Up for Inclusion, we need to speak about inclusion.

Coming Together for Racial Understanding – Virtual training now available

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 9:00am to Tuesday, December 8, 2020 - 4:30pm
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Professional Development is offering a one day workshop for Extension and Outreach staff, faculty and council members, “Coming Together for Racial Understanding,” based on the national initiative developed by the Cooperative Extension Service Rapid Response Team. Now Coming Together for Racial Understanding is also being offered in an on-line, educational format.