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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|LGBTQ+ Awareness Seminar||Thursday, November 11, 2021||1:00 pm – 2:30 pm||UH Student Center South - Bayou City Room|
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.
Please direct questions about signature workshops and custom workshops/trainings to Sydnee Garcia.