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**Apologies for cross posting**

Early bird registration ends Friday at midnight for our new online training
series, Organizational Planning for DEIA: A 100 Level Course
<http://www.niso.org/events/2021/09/organizational-planning-deia-100-level-course>,
and there’s just over one week to go before the first class! So, if your
small- to medium-size organization needs help planning a DEIA program or
initiative, we encourage you to sign up now. This eight-week course, with
weekly classes at 11.30am-1.00pm ET (Canada/US) from September 17 to
November 5, will help organize your thinking by addressing questions such
as: What needs to be considered? What will help lower the barriers to
inclusion? Who needs to be involved? How will you measure progress? And
more …

Course moderator Dr. Antonia Olivas is the Engagement and Inclusion
Librarian at California State University - San Marcos (the traditional
territory and homelands of the Luiseño/Payómkawichum people). She will be
joined by guest lecturers including Dr. Kawanna Bright, East Carolina
University; Nikhat J. Ghouse, American University; Twanna Hodge, University
of Florida; Lauren Magnuson, California State University - San Marcos; Alanna
Aiko Moore, Subject Specialist, Sociology, Ethnic Studies, and Gender
Studies, University of California - San Diego; and Mark A. Puente, Purdue
University Libraries.

The course will cover:


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   Aspirations and Assessment (September 17)
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   Navigating Initial Sensitivities and Hesitations (September 24)
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   Vocabulary and Its Use (October 1)
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   Identifying Organizational Areas of Inequity (October 8)
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   Gathering the Data (October 15)
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   Analysis or What The Data Demands (October 22)
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   Communicating Organizational Commitment (October 29)
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   Implementing Change (November 5)


Registration numbers will be limited to ensure the best possible experience
for participants, so don’t delay — sign up now
<https://www.eventbrite.com/e/organizational-planning-for-deia-a-100-level-course-tickets-166956755149>
!

We look forward to hearing from you!

Thanks and best wishes
The NISO Team

P.S. We’re also running a series of three workshop webinars on metadata and
DEIA, open to everyone — see the events page
<https://www.niso.org/events/2021/10/niso-deia-workshops> for more
information and to sign up!


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