The Identity & Inclusion Series is a set of interactive diversity and inclusion workshops on building a socially conscious community. Unless noted otherwise, each workshop is open to all students, faculty and staff; accessible to a variety of prior engagement levels; and facilitated with warmth by the members of the Multicultural Affairs team. Sign up for one or many! Note: You must register for each workshop separately. You can find a workshop's registration page by clicking its title from the menu below.
Accessibility needs can be specified on the registration form. You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upcoming Workshops (Click the workshop title to register)
Wednesday, February 9, 2:00–4:00 p.m.
|Through presentation, discussion and interactive dialogue exercises, this workshop offers an overview of unconscious bias; the neural processes that guide our snap judgments; and strategies for mitigating implicit assumptions. This workshop is appropriate for individuals and cohorts of all levels of experience.|
Friday, February 25, 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
|CU Safe Zone is a training session that provides foundational knowledge needed to support and act in solidarity with LGBTQ+ communities at Columbia University. This campus-wide program was designed to educate and visibly identify students, faculty and staff who support the LGBTQ+ community; provide an overview of LGBTQ+ communities and some of the issues these communities face; and share various LGBTQ resources available to folks on campus.|
Thursday, March 3, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
|This curriculum focuses on manifestations of ableism on campus and beyond, examines the social model of disability and asks participants to consider personal, interpersonal and institutional strategies for creating a more accessible, affirmational, pro-disabled and anti-ableist environment.|
Tuesday, March 29, 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
|This workshop explores antisemitism, an often misunderstood form of oppression, and how it manifests on campus and beyond. Through interactive exercises and group dialogue, this workshop will examine strategies for navigating contentious dialogue around antisemitism and discuss ways to act in solidarity with Jewish students and communities.|