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Resources

Diversity and Inclusive Excellence resources from AAC&U

Exploring Best Practices to Create Socially Just, Inclusive Campus Communities presented by Vernon Wall and Kathy Obear at AAC&U. Includes an overview of the Multicultural Organization Development (MCOD) Model

Guidelines for Holiday Decorating from the Office of Equity and Inclusion

Multicultural Calendar from DiversityCentral.com

Multicultural Resource Guide: Your resource guide to multicultural communities and services at Oregon State University and beyond.

Resources on Global Perspectives guide from OSU Libraries

Veteran - Military Culture Awareness Training video from MU "First Tuesday" meeting June 4, 2013. Presenter: Gus Bedwell, Veteran Resources Coordinator. For more information about the art exhibit mentioned in the video, check out the Memorial Union blog.

 

Development Opportunities Off Campus

ACPA Institute on Social Justice (biannual) Learn or refine ways from experts to address the challenges of infusing social justice into your everyday activities and conversations. This group of insightful and experienced speakers will share their wisdom and expertise. You will learn about cutting edge and innovative campus programs and will be provided resources to help you implement or reshape programs back on your home campus. More importantly, learn from one another. This institute gets to the heart of issues, and offers tools to assist leveraging social justice education on campuses. By educating ourselves - and our students - we can create a just global society where every person is valued.

NASPA Multicultural Institute (biannual) provides an interactive forum combining thought-provoking keynote speakers, challenging educational sessions, and opportunities for resource and idea sharing between multicultural educators across the academy including academic affairs. Institute participants will engage in a multitude of topics related to multiculturalism, intercultural competency, cross-culturalism and social justice by focusing on race and ethnicity; sexual orientation; sex, gender, and gender identity; ability, nationality; religion and spirituality; and socioeconomic class.

National Conference on Race in Ethnicity in American Higher Education is designed to provide a significant forum for discussion, critical dialogue, and exchange of information as institutions search for effective strategies to enhance access, social development, education, positive communication, and cross-cultural understanding in culturally diverse settings.

Social Justice Training Institute provides a forum for the professional and personal development of social justice educators and practitioners to enhance and refine their skills and competencies to create greater inclusion for all members of the campus community. SJTI provides diversity trainers and practitioners with an intensive laboratory experience where they can focus on their own learning and development to increase their multicultural competencies as social justice educators.

White Privilege Conference examines challenging concepts of privilege and oppression and offers solutions and team building strategies to work toward a more equitable world. It is not designed to attack, degrade or beat up on white folks. It is not a conference designed to rally white supremacist groups. WPC is a conference designed to examine issues of privilege beyond skin color. WPC is open to everyone and invites diverse perspectives to provide a comprehensive look at issues of privilege including: race, gender, sexuality, class, disability, etc. — the ways we all experience some form of privilege, and how we’re all affected by that privilege.

Contact Info

Inclusive Community Initiative Becky Evans, Cultural Programs Coordinator Rebecca.Evans@oregonstate.edu Memorial Union 103 Phone: 541.737.0760
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