Early bird registration ends Friday at midnight for our new online training series, Organizational Planning for DEIA: A 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:
Aspirations and Assessment (September 17)
Navigating Initial Sensitivities and Hesitations (September 24)
Vocabulary and Its Use (October 1)
Identifying Organizational Areas of Inequity (October 8)
Gathering the Data (October 15)
Analysis or What The Data Demands (October 22)
Communicating Organizational Commitment (October 29)
Implementing Change (November 5)
Registration numbers will be limited to ensure the best possible experience for participants, so don’t delay — sign up now!
We look forward to hearing from you!
Thanks and best wishes
P.S. We’re also running a series of three workshop webinars on metadata and DEIA, open to everyone — see the events page for more information and to sign up!
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