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Signature Workshop Descriptions

What does diversity even mean and why does it matter? This foundational workshop will explore the multiple dimensions of diversity and give participants the chance to explore how personal and cultural identities relate to their lived experiences. Everyone will leave with approaches to working effectively across difference.

Workshops Date Time Location
Diversity 101 Wednesday, October 6, 2021 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Virtual
Diversity 101 Thursday, November 18, 2021 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Student Center South - Skyline Room

The language we use is powerful and can influence our ability to connect with other people. This workshop will equip you with inclusive language practices, and will provide immediately applicable approaches for intentionally engaging in meaningful conversations.

Workshops Date Time Location
Inclusive Language Wednesday, September 22, 2021 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Student Center South - Skyline Room
Inclusive Language Tuesday, October 12, 2021 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Virtual

Have you ever offended someone but didn't know why? This interactive workshop provides participants with awareness and understanding of the ways words and actions can unconsciously and consciously communicate derogatory or hurtful messages to others.

Workshops Date Time Location
Intent vs. Impact Wednesday, October 1, 2021 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Student Center South - Skyline Room
Intent vs. Impact Tuesday, November 2, 2021 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Virtual

Participants will dig deeper into their experiences by exploring how identities and society are informed by experiences of power and privilege, and ways we can become better allies to alleviate barriers.

Workshops Date Time Location
Power and Privilege Monday, October 4, 2021 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Student Center South - Skyline Room

By providing relevant knowledge, skills and resources, this training is designed to help educators, staff, and students become allies for the undocumented student population in their lives.

Workshops Date Time Location
DreamZone Thursday, October 14, 2021 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Student Center South - Skyline Room

People often want to talk about Race and Racism, but many have no clue what they are and their origins in the United States. This workshop will provide historical context about race and racism in the United States and their impact on American institutions, and will explore the concept of being anti-racist.

Workshops Date Time Location
Race and Racism Tuesday, October 19, 2021 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Student Center South - Skyline Room
Race and Racism Monday, November 8, 2021 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Student Center South - Skyline Room

Diversity 201 is a continuation of our foundational workshop, Diversity 101. Through reflection of personal and cultural identites, participants will explore intersectionality and explain how those identities work together to shape our experiences.

Workshops Date Time Location
Diversity 201 Wednesday, October 27, 2021 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Virtual
Diversity 201 Tuesday, November 16, 2021 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Virtual

In collaboration with the UH LGBTQ Resource Center, this workshop was designed to educate UH students, faculty, and staff on terminology, pronouns, heteronormative privilege, and inclusive practices in support of the LGBTQIA community.


Workshops Date Time Location
LGBTQ+ Awareness Seminar Thursday, November 11, 2021 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm UH Student Center South - Bayou City Room

Signature Workshop Registration

Request a Custom Workshop/Training

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion offers diversity training and seminars throughout the year. Please click on the link below to request a training or select from our already constructed training and workshops. Please note: We request you submit your request at least three weeks in advance of the training date to provide us enough time to create a quality training that meets your needs.

Custom Workshop/Training Request

Please direct questions about signature workshops and custom workshops/trainings to Sydnee Garcia.