Mar 05

ONLINE Racial Equity, Implicit Bias and Diversity Training

Friday, March 5 –

Event Time: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

University of Maine - Hutchinson Center
80 Belmont Ave.,, Belfast

Winter Session March 5, 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. Eastern Time This virtual professional development program is designed to deepen your awareness around racial equity, implicit bias and diversity and spark reflection around how you and your team/organization/business/school/church/etc. can take meaningful action to create a more equitable world. This training includes in-depth organizational analysis, solution-based discussions and resources for change. This dynamic program will be offered synchronously via Zoom—you’ll need access to a stable internet connection. Participation is encouraged (though not required). This is NOT a pre-recorded program. INSTRUCTORS David Patrick (Co-Founder of Racial Equity & Justice) As an advocate for communities of color, David supports families, individuals, and students through his work as a co-founder of Racial Equity & Justice and Associate Director of The Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine. Desiree Vargas (Co-Founder of Racial Equity & Justice) As an Indigenous woman of color and an anthropology scholar, Desiree navigates advocating for Black, Brown, and Indigenous people uniquely with a focus on redistribution of resources and cultural preservation. PROGRAM FEE $95 Need-based scholarships are available for people who live or work in Knox or Waldo County who plan to use the skills gained in the course to benefit their community. Current UMaine students are eligible for a 20% discount. Use code STUDENT20 at checkout. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS 0.4 CEUs/4 contact hours Certificate of completion For more information or to request an accommodation contact Michelle Patten, Conference and Professional Development Coordinator,; 207.338.8002.

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About University of Maine - Hutchinson Center

80 Belmont Ave.,
Belfast, ME 04915

Using on-site resources and distance learning technology, The University of Maine Hutchinson Center provides undergraduate, graduate, and non-credit programs for personal and professional development. The Hutchinson Center also offers conference services and meeting spaces to private businesses and community organizations, and shares local artists work throughout the calendar year.

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