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Identity & Inclusion Series

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!

Accessibility needs can be specified on the registration form. You can also email diversityed@columbia.edu.

Upcoming Workshops 

Workshopdescription
Antiracism

IN-PERSON WORKSHOP

Monday, September 20, 2:305:00 p.m.

Through personal reflection, interactive exercises and group dialogue, this workshop explores racial oppression and its systemic maintenance and asks participants to consider strategies and frameworks for shifting from a “not-racist” mode to an “anti-racist” one.
Unconscious Bias

IN-PERSON WORKSHOP

Wednesday, September 29, 4:006:00 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.
Understanding Antisemitism

ZOOM WORKSHOP

Tuesday, October 12, 2:004:00 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.
Disability Justice

IN-PERSON WORKSHOP

Wednesday, October 20, 11:001:00 p.m.

This curriculum focuses on manifestations of ablelism 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.
CU Safe Zone

IN-PERSON WORKSHOP

Friday, October 22, 1:004:00 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.
Antiracism

ZOOM WORKSHOP

Tuesday, November 9, 10:3012:30 p.m.

Through personal reflection, interactive exercises and group dialogue, this workshop explores racial oppression and its systemic maintenance, and asks participants to consider strategies and frameworks for shifting from a “not-racist” mode to an “anti-racist” one.
CU Safe Zone

IN-PERSON WORKSHOP

Wednesday, November 17, 1:004:00 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.
Unconscious Bias

ZOOM WORKSHOP

Tuesday, November 30, 11:001:00 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.
Supporting First-Generation and/or Low Income (FLI) Students

IN-PERSON WORKSHOP

Tuesday, December 7, 2:004:00 p.m.

This workshop explores ways to create affirming environments for First-Generation and/or Low-Income (FLI) students; participants will learn about common challenges and barriers that can impact the student experience and review strategies for creating supportive classroom and administrative spaces that utilize a strengths-based approach.

Multicultural Affairs

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505 Alfred Lerner Hall
2920 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

Call: 212-854-0720

Fax: 212-854-6972

Office Hours
Monday–Friday
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

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