October 16, 2014 STAFF

Intergroup Dialogue invitation

Participate in the Intergroup Dialogue this fall! Intergroup dialogues are face-to-face meetings between members of at least two different social identity groups and should provide an opportunity for open and honest conversation about race, religion, ethnicity, social class, sexual orientation and/or gender depending on the composition of the group.

The Center for Student Diversity & Inclusion and the Dean of Students Office are organizing this dialogue with the expectation that these conversations will strengthen our commitment to fostering an inclusive and welcoming campus climate at JCU.

Facilitated by Danielle Carter (director of the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion) and Donna Byrnes (Associate Dean of Students), this dialogue series will be from 12-1:30 p.m. on the following eight Wednesdays: Oct. 22, Oct. 29, Nov. 5, Nov. 12, Nov. 19, Dec. 3, Dec. 10 and Dec. 17.

We are looking for 10-16 faculty and staff willing to explore issues of identity as they relate to one’s understanding of self, areas of difference with others, connections to others, and how to build alliances as well as engage in social action.

Please let Donna Byrnes (dbyrnes@jcu.edu) or Danielle Carter (dcarter@jcu.edu) know if you would like to participate in the dialogue by Friday, October 17.

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