Campus Coalition Builders - Workshop and Event Descriptions
Building community through diversity, leadership & service.
The Campus Coalition Builders are available to facilitate conversations or can work with you to design a workshop or session to fit the needs adn time restraints of a small staff or large group of people. The workshops and classes listed below are those offered. Check the link above for current dates.
Lunch & Learn Forums
You are invited to attend a lunch and learn forum held from noon-1:30pm throughout the school year. Dates and topics are listed under the link to "Calendar of Events" in the nav bar. No pre-registration is required and lunches are welcome.
Building Community through Diversity: an Introduction to the NCBI Model
This 2-hour presentation is specifically designed to introduce participants to the theory and philosophy behind the National Coalition Building Institute community building model. Interactive exercises and plenty of time for questions and answers will be built into the day. Everyone is welcome!
Building Skills to Effectively Interrupt Offensive Comments
PRE-REQUISITE: "Welcoming Diversity: Valuing the Differences Among Us" workshop. This interactive skill building session that will focus on approaching interactions in a way that empowers you to help resist freezing in the moment and practicing skills to address prejudicial remarks, and slurs, using real life scenarios.
Welcoming Diversity: Valuing the Differences Among Us
This day-long workshop uses the award winning National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) community building model. OSU's team of NCBI trained facilitators lead participants through a series of interactive exercises and conversations to assist them in identifying and understanding the impact of oppression and oppressive behaviors on themselves and others. Participants will be introduced to skills that can empower them to become more effective leaders and allies for others.
Workshop goals include: identifying misinformation we have learned about others; identifying and express pride in groups we belong to; learning how other groups experience mistreatment; learning the personal impact of incidents of discrimination; and learning how to interrupt prejudicial remarks.
Not currently offered:
Understanding Diversity & the Dimensions of Culture
This 3-credit course offers individuals the opportunity to explore their own identity and learn about others while participating in honest, reflective dialogue regarding issues of diversity and social justice.
Class meetings will be used to foster open dialogue within the group. Reading, small and large group exercises, and activities will be used to provide the basis for creative thinking and thoughtful discussion.
- Social identity development.
- Understanding the impact of oppression on individuals and group interactions.
- Skill building – active listening and interrupting oppressive remarks.