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DEI Discussions - Microagressions in the Workplace

Call 934-3048 ext. 1 to sign up! Online registration is not available for this program.

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION (DEI) DISCUSSIONS

Learn about diversity, equity, and inclusion through the voices of those working in Minnesota. We will showcase some of the learning modules from the 2020 Rural MN Equity Summit organized by Region 9, Greater Mankato Area Diversity Council, University of MN Extension, and Saint Peter Community & Family Education with funding from the Bush Foundation, Blandin Foundation, Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation, and other regional business sponsors.

Microaggressions in the Workplace, when good people behave badly

Often good intentions receive more attention than the negative impacts they may produce. In the same way, white superiority created the systems and structures we have in place, it also created the ability for the people who benefit to not see or overlook the effects on those who are marginalized or injured. When confronted with these truths, the reactions of many if not most white Americans falls under the category of white fragility. This webinar highlights the ways white fragility appears in the workplace and how it can be addressed for individual and organizational growth. Learning Outcomes: Gain an understanding of where white fragility comes from. Explore examples of how it appears in equity work and in the workplace. Examine strategies that address white fragility and create buy-in.

Presenter - Rebecca Slaby, Executive Director, AMAZworks

Facilitators – Julie Hawker and Tami Skinner

Tue., June 29, 6:30-8 p.m.

Call (507) 934-3048 x. 1 to register. Register by June 28, FREE. On the day of the presentation, we will email you the link to the Google Meet presentation.