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  • 2019 Diversity & Inclusion Workshop

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    Name: 2019 Diversity & Inclusion Workshop
    Date: November 21, 2019
    Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:

    Diversity and Inclusion Workshop


    The purpose of this workshop is to support Amherst Chamber of Commerce members’ capacity to work constructively with diversity, inclusion, and equity by developing knowledge, awareness, and skills to work within and across difference, creating and sustaining an organizational culture where everyone can thrive. Perfect opportunity for employees at all levels from front-line workers to upper-level management. 

     Workshop Outline

    Celebrating ALL Members of our community: An Exploration of Unconscious bias, Microaggressions, and Micro affirmations

    Topics covered:

    • Key Skills for Dialogue and Inclusive Excellence

    • Developing increased Social Identity Awareness of Self and Others
      • Explore the meaning of one’s own social identities and how those identities influence our experiences and interactions in our work 

    • Exploration and application of the following key concepts
      • Unconscious Bias
      • Microaggressions
      • Micro affirmations
    • Information on ways to decrease bias and Microaggressions, and amplify Micro affirmations in the workplace 
    Hadley Farms Meeting House
    41 Russell St., 
    Hadley, MA 01035
    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, November 21, 2019
    Contact Information:
    John Page
    $15 for Municipal Employees
    $25 for Members
    $45 for Non-Members
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