Diversity Education Workshops and Seminars

The mission of The Center for Race, Ethnicity & Diversity Education (The CREDE) is to advance the conversation on student diversity education campus-wide to develop intercultural competence. The CREDE prides itself on leading difficult dialogues through teaching, learning, outreach, and activism, and aims to develop a safe, respectful, and inclusive environment that welcomes diverse experiences and perspectives.

Workshops and Seminars

The CREDE offers a series of in-depth facilitated workshops designed to examine the many different perspectives that exist in our community and to increase communication about difficult issues to interact more effectively. Each facilitated discussion will engage participants in a dialogue that focuses on identity, power, privilege, oppression, and/or inequality. Recognizing that some of these discussions can be overwhelming, trained facilitators on The CREDE's staff lead these workshops to promote a healthy climate for meaningful conversations.

 

The following workshops are perfect for student leaders, organization meetings, or classes:

Diversity 101: Understanding social identities and common terms around the language of diversity.
I bELONg: Recognizing how assumptions and stereotypes affect perceptions and interactions.
Writings on the Wall: Addressing societal stereotypes in a safe space.
Web of Oppression: Recognizing the systematic nature of oppression and privilege in modern society
Wearing your "P-Shirt": Exploring how privilege is experienced with some social identities.
Microaggressions: Exploring the meaning and impact of microaggressions
aRE you an Ally?: Understanding and identifying steps for Race and Ethnicity Allyship.
Speak Up, Speak Out: Identifying strategies to address racial bias in personal networks

To request a Diversity Education workshop, please fill out this online form.

DEEP Impact

Deep Impact is an interactive media resource designed to engage participants in a conversation-starter for diversity and multicultural topics. This multimedia video presentation includes seven vignettes designed to promote awareness and appreciation of diversity while addressing personal biases to prevent discrimination and disrespectful behavior. Topics include race, gender, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, class, and anti-semitism. DEEP Impact’s objective is to create an environment of trust, respect, and inclusion and move the conversation from tolerance to advocacy.

The Center for Race, Ethnicity & Diversity Education Staff would like to thank the Guilford Green Foundation for funding Deep Impact.

To request a Deep Impact session, please fill out this online form.

Benefits of our workshops and seminars include:

  • Learning information and skills to engage in diversity education conversations.
  • Addressing biased perspectives and comments effectively.
  • Developing techniques for managing diverse perspectives and languages.
  • Understanding the benefits of diversity education.
  • Developing a diverse perspective on class, race, gender, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, and anti-semitism.
  • Learning effective strategies for understanding complex issues surrounding diversity.        


For more information about Diversity Education Workshop and Seminars offered by The CREDE, or if would like to consult about a presentation for your group or class, please feel free to contact Carla Fullwood (cfullwood@elon.edu)