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Equity, Diversity, and Social Justice Initiatives: Workshops

A guide to the Spring 2018 library discussion on the book "So You Want To Talk About Race" hosted by the UWB/CC Campus library

Training #6: Review--Interrupting Microaggressions

Learning Outcomes:

1. Staff will understand the concept of microaggressions in order to identify and articulate their understanding of microaggressions in the workplace. 

2. Participants will increase their comfort level with interrupting acts of oppression.

3. Participants will develop/learn strategies and tools that will equip them to interrupt oppressive situations.

4. Staff will explore the intersection of power, culture, and identity in order to better identify the everyday power dynamics that shape our service delivery and experience of the workplace.

Training #5: Privilege

Learning Outcomes:

1. Learn more about the lives of their colleagues while continuing to explore their personal histories and values;

2. Learn about what does and does not constitute privilege in order to understand how privilege operates in their personal lives, the lives of their fellow staff and library users, and within the larger structures of society

ACRL Diversity Standards Addressed:

Standard 1. Cultural awareness of self and others

Standard 2. Cross-cultural knowledge and skills

Standard 3. Organizational and professional values

Standard 8. Organizational dynamics

Training #4: Interrupting

Learning Outcomes:

1. Participants will increase their comfort level with interrupting acts of oppression.

2. Participants will develop/learn strategies and tools that will equip them to interrupt oppressive situations.

 ACRL Diversity Standards Addressed:

Standard 1. Cultural awareness of self and others

Standard 2. Cross-cultural knowledge and skills

How To Tell Someone They Sound Racist

Training #3: Microaggressions

Learning Outcomes:

1. Staff will understand the concept of microaggressions in order to identify and articulate their understanding of microaggressions in the workplace. 

2.  Staff will explore behaviors and environmental factors that can make patrons/staff with marginalized identities uncomfortable in a library setting.

ACRL Diversity Standards Addressed:

Standard 2. Cross-cultural knowledge and skills

Standard 3. Organizational and professional values

Standard 5. Service delivery

Getting Called Out: How to Apologize

Training #2: Intersectionality

Learning Outcomes:

1. Staff will explore the intersection of power, culture, and identity in order to better identify the everyday power dynamics that shape our service delivery and experience of the workplace.

2. Staff will reflect on their own identities and cultures in order to better understand how these may impact interactions with each other and our user community.

ACRL Diversity Standards Addressed:

Standard 1. Cultural awareness of self and others

Standard 2. Cross-cultural knowledge and skills

Standard 8. Organizational dynamics

Training #1: Cultural Awareness

Learning Outcomes:

1. Staff should gain a fuller picture of the demographics of the Campus Library user community.

2. Staff will think more in-depth about their own cultural heritage in order to better understand how their own cultures and biases may affect interactions with library patrons and each other.

ACRL Diversity Standards Addressed:

Standard 1. Cultural awareness of self and others

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