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Inclusive and Equitable Hiring Practices
This 90-minute program provides an overview of best practices for recruiting a diverse candidate pool and equitably evaluating them. Participants will examine the role that various forms of bias can play in screening applicants and identify ways that priv ...
Practicing Bystander Intervention Strategies
All too often we witness subtle comments or behaviors rooted in bias that cause harm to others, sometimes unintentionally and frequently directed toward people from marginalized social identity groups. Have you ever witnessed a bias incident such as a mic ...
Difficult Conversations: Communicating Effectively Across Difference
Have you ever engaged in a conversation about an uncomfortable or sensitive topic with someone who is very different from you and didn't know how to approach it? Conversations between people with different views and lived experiences can go awry and ...
Implicit Associations, Insidious Assumptions: Unintended Manifestations of Bias in Everyday Life
This 90-minute workshop will provide an introduction to unconscious associations that can lead to an affinity toward or prejudice against some people (implicit bias). We will explore how our socialization process leads to the formation of conscious and un ...
2023 State of the College
Watch the address now Watch the State of the College Watch the State of the College address presented by Dean Cathann A. Kress. ...
Communicating to be Understood online workshop
How we communicate with each other, whether it is a co-worker or spouse, can make or break a relationship. In this workshop we will explore how people communicate differently and how you can use your strengths to build relationships with your team and inc ...
Master Gardener Volunteers Present 2023 Spring Make It Take It Event
The Champaign County Master Gardener Volunteers are hosting their 2023 Spring Make It Take It event! Held at the County Community Center auditorium on Saturday May 6, the theme for this event is all about Pollinators. Two planting sessions will be held ...
MGV Spring Make It Take It
The Master Gardener Volunteers are once again presenting a Make It Take It event to the community. The theme of the spring 2023 session is Pollinator Plants. Participants will make a Pollinator Flower container with the choice of sun or shade plants. T ...
Change Style Preference: Strengthening Your Capacity to Lead Self & Others online
What is your change style preference? Would you be an originator? A conserver? Or would you find yourself in the pragmatist category? Which category would my team members fall? Does it matter? Yes it does...knowing our tendencies and understanding their r ...