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Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

NCBI Train the Trainer: April 14-16, 2016

Advanced Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Training:

The Office of the Provost proudly announces a unique advanced training opportunity in working against racism and other forms of oppression coming to our campus this April. The University of Northern Iowa will host international leaders in social justice education for a special three-day workshop offered by the UNI chapter of the National Coalition Building Institute – UNI-NCBI. Our campus community will have a unique opportunity to gain advanced skills in cultural competence, social justice advocacy, diversity appreciation and inclusive practices, including learning how to challenge oppression.

NCBI’s internationally acclaimed Campus Program and Constituency Directors Robert Dungey and Joyce Shabazz will share with us their expert skills and inspiring wisdom in a highly engaging and interactive format. We are very fortunate to be able to present this empowering experience, offered at only a very limited number of select campuses throughout the nation.

 MARK YOUR CALENDARS: April 14-16, 2016

  • Thursday, April 14, 9:00 – 5:00
  • Friday, April 15, 9:00 – 5:00
  • Saturday, April 16, 8:30 – 1:00

Must be able to attend all three days of the workshop. Lunch and snacks provided. Free of charge. Seating is limited. If you wish to be considered for priority registration, we invite you to let us know if you identify as representing a historically under-represented population.

This advanced training has a prerequisite. 

To be eligible for this special Train-the-Trainer workshop you must have completed UNI-NCBI’s introductory “Leadership for Diversity Inclusion” workshop, in which participants learn to:

  • identify and appreciate our own diverse identities,
  • see how systemic mistreatment impacts all of us,
  • develop strategies for effectively challenging discrimination.

Upon completion of the Train-the Trainer session you will be invited to join our UNI-NCBI team, where you will have further opportunities to develop your own multicultural learning and social justice skills in a supportive environment, and work to implement solutions.

UNI-NCBI’s one-day “Leadership for Diversity Inclusion” workshop will be offered on:

  • Wednesday, March 2, 9:00 – 4:00 in the CME

Lunch Provided. Must be able to attend full day. Free of charge. All are welcome.

Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/ncbi-diversity-workshops-2015-2016-registration-16885929269

To apply for Train-the-Trainer attendance contact: Stephanie.saak@uni.edu

Questions? Contact Harry Brod, Director, UNI-NCBI, harry.brod@uni.edu.

For disability accommodation or special dietary needs please call 273-3210.