Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Who, What, When, Where and How

Speaker/Facilitator for the Day:

Phyllis Breland, Director of Opportunity Programs and Interim Director of Days-Massolo Center
The Days-Massolo Center promotes community inclusion, facilitates intercultural dialogue, builds collaborations and establishes partnerships that help make Hamilton a welcoming environment for faculty, staff and students.

7:30am - 9:00am   Coffee & Registration

9:00am   Welcome, Introductions, and Purpose
- Not to give you a magic bullet; interactive, for a better understanding
- Help you find honest ways to support others; definitions that you can live with
- Have some honest exchanges/discussion
- Put your most burning fears on the table
- Give you some tools for community building, collaboration, program development, marketing
- Learn the difference between “empathy” and “sympathy”
- Define your role; what can you bear the responsibility of?

Note: We will have a 15-minute break in the morning, an hour for lunch (~12:00pm - 1:00pm) and end at 3:00pm

What do you want to get out of this session?

Food for Thought

Here comes the hard part: Honesty is key

Each activity will be followed by a debrief/discussion

          Activity #1: Common Stereotypes (whole group in a circle)

          Activity#2: Are they just words? (working in pairs)

          Activity #3: What Do You See?

          Activity #4: Looking Through Someone Else’s Eyes (working in pairs)

          Activity #5: Brainstorming Activity - What Can I do? (small groups)

Next Steps: Repositioning

Some Definitions to Live By

Inclusion means…

3:00pm   End