Fostering Diversity and Inclusion in the UMass Lowell Community

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Bystander Awareness TrainingActive Bystanders play a key role in valuing diversity and creating an inclusive workplace. As an Active Bystander, you can make the difference by speaking up, making room for silenced voices and minimalizing difficult situations. This program will provide you with the skills to empower you to take this challenging but important role.WAN-305;12/10/2015 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Develop Your Cultural Competence Lunch & LearnJoin your colleagues in reading articles which present research and perspectives on issues relating to understanding diversity and inclusion, developing cultural competence, and increasing personal awareness. Articles have been selected, and dialogues about these articles will be facilitated by members of HR/EOO and the Office of Multicultural Affairs. You will receive the designated article upon registration. *Bring Your Own Bagged Lunch.WAN-305;11/5/2015 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Knowledge, Skills & Awareness: Develop Your Cultural CompetenceDeveloping cultural competence means that we move toward a deeper understanding and acceptance of ourselves and others. This session will provide participants with the opportunity to explore personal values and experiences, how these personal experiences impact behavior and relationships with others, and the ways in which University policies and practices contribute to creating an inclusive and positive work environment. Continental Breakfast & Lunch will be provided.UCC-490;11/17/2015 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM


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