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Understanding & Interrupting Implicit Bias 101

September 22, 2023 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

LUNCH & LEARN: Implicit Bias refers to the beliefs, thoughts, attitudes, and emotions that impact our behaviors, actions, and decisions in an unconscious manner. This workshop is designed to walk...

LGBTQ Foundations, Level 1: Terminology and Language

September 28, 2023 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The "Inclusive Terminology and Concepts'' session serves as a foundational exploration of language and identities within the LGBTQIA+ community. Participants will gain a comprehensive...

How Faculty and Staff can Foster Inclusive Spaces to Promote and Enhance Mental Health Specifically for Underrepresented Students

October 10, 2023 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This session will describe the benefits of viewing students from a holistic lens with an emphasis on mental health and wellbeing. Participants are invited to engage in dialogue regarding the intersection...

Interfaith Dimensions of Campus Inclusion

October 11, 2023 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Two trends have significantly increased America’s religious diversity in recent decades. The first is increased immigration by religious minorities such as Buddhists, Hindus, Muslims, and Sikhs....

Anti-Racism, White Consciousness (5-Part Series)

October 12, 2023 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This is a 5-session learning cohort for white identifying faculty and staff at GVSU who are interested in learning about and developing anti-racist practices in their daily lives. Because the learning...

Understanding the Americans with Disabilities Act as Part of Inclusion and Equity

October 18, 2023 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

In an inclusive environment, it is important to understand leading practices concerning communication and accommodation of individuals with disabilities. During this interactive session, participants...

Environmental Injustice and its Effects on the Communities of Grand Rapids

October 20, 2023 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The community of Grand Rapids is like no other local community. It holds important pieces of history for locals of all backgrounds. It also suffers from several forms of environmental injustice, such...

LGBTQ Foundations, Level II: Gender Identity and Expression

October 26, 2023 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

In the "Understanding Gender Identity and Expression" session, participants will embark on a comprehensive exploration of the intricate concepts surrounding gender diversity. Through guided...

Understanding & Interrupting Implicit Bias 201

October 27, 2023 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

LUNCH & LEARN: This intermediate-level training builds upon previous implicit bias and microaggressions workshops. During this training, a review of previously learned concepts will occur as participants...

Understanding the International Student Experience

November 7, 2023 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

This session is a 1.5 hour zoom workshop and breakout session. The presentation will focus on the international student experience at GVSU from the point of recruitment to graduation and beyond. You'll...

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