Cancelled: Cross-Cultural Conversations ~ A Series of Dialogues for More Equitable Communities

  • Tuesday, June 21, 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • 2 evening sessions on Zoom
  • 34

Registration

New dates to be announced soon

*In order to accommodate an evening session, this event will be presented in two 2-hour sessions. Tues 6/21 & Thurs 6/23 from 6-8 pm

The Cross-Cultural Conversations Council invites community members to attend this important training to learn about, uncover, and address systemic racism, biases and barriers for our community members.

Through self-assessment and facilitated activities, participants gain increased understanding of their personal background and perspective on the implications of how their experience affects how they think and react to others from different backgrounds.

Organizations discover the value of practicing a more open and inclusive mindset into day-to-day operations

*Session Agendas for Tuesday -  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm and Thursday -  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

"Cross-Cultural Conversations, Striving toward Improved Sensitivity in Communication and Clearer Understanding of the Effects of Privilege and Unconscious Bias and Steps to Overcoming Barriers

·         Define cultural awareness, sensitivity, and competence
·         Identify issues of equality vs. equity
·         Recognize the influence of “isms” in our communication
·         Recognize privilege and bias
·         Identify ways to bridge barriers
·         Where do you stand on the continuum of awareness?
·         Addressing micro-aggression's
·         Recognizing unconscious bias
·         Using tools to enhance communication and understanding

Having a better understanding of ourselves, our colleagues, and our clientele will lead to more cohesion and greater effectiveness in our interactions. With improved communication and understanding, staff will be better equipped to adjust expectations and connect in a more productive manner with others.


Additional information-

  • You will need video and audio in order to benefit from and  participate fully with the other attendees.
  • Please be camera ready, we will ask you to share your cameras during the presentation and to join our break-out room sessions.
  • Please plan to arrive 10 minutes early as these sessions will need to start on-time to get in the full content.  
  • Due to the group-work required at these sessions each workshop requires a minimum of 12 participants. Please commit to this time once registered for full benefit of this learning. *These sessions are not recorded and shared.

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Cost waived: Thanks to our generous partner who has made this workshop available at no-cost: 

No event is free. There are always a great deal of resources, time, money and energy invested. Please be aware "No shows" may impact being able to offer future events at no-cost.


If you need assistance with a cancellation or a change in your registration, or if you are interested in bringing this important work to your organization,  please email Tracey@NonprofNetwork.org or call our office at 517-796-4750 x2


Facilitated By— 

Janan Muhammad
Facilitator

Janan is currently a junior majoring in Human Capital and Society at Michigan State University and is hoping to earn her master’s degree in human resources. She has a passion for diversity and inclusion as well as advocacy. When she isn’t at school, she works at Lansing Board of Water & Light as an HR Co-op, learning and working with people throughout the human resources department. In her free time, Janan enjoys reading and spending time with her friends and family.


Marie Bonkowski
Facilitator

Marie Bonkowski is recently retired from her position as the Director of Student Affairs at Baker College of Jackson. She was a member of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council of the Baker College System and the majority of her 20 plus years at Baker was in the position of Dean of Health Sciences. Read more HERE.




~ CROSS-CULTURAL CONVERSATIONS CANCELLATION AND REFUND FOR PAID EVENTS POLICY ~

CCC is committed to delivering high quality, professional development opportunities. This refund and cancellation policy accommodates the minimum time required to prepare for workshops and training's -including the cost of materials, content development, food and refreshments if applicable, and room accommodations.

As a nonprofit, we keep the fees for programs as low as possible. Absorbing the cost of late cancellations would ultimately increase the price of Cross-Cultural Conversations programs.

Credit Policy

A registrant who provides notice more than 48 hours before the start of the session will automatically receive a check refund or credit to be used exclusively for a CCC workshop.  No cash refunds will be given.  

No credits will be issued with less than a 48 hour notice. 

Right to Cancel

CCC reserves the right to cancel any workshop. If a cancellation occurs, registrants will receive a full refund or a credit towards another CCC workshop.


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