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Published September 15, 2020
The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the University of Wyoming is hosting a series of town-hall professional development programs this semester.
The first town hall, based on the 49-minute webinar, titled “Confronting Racism, with Robin DiAngelo,” is Tuesday, Sept. 29, from 1:30-3 p.m.
The webinar integrates DiAngelo’s book, titled “White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism.” The free webinar is available to all UW employees and students on UW’s Employee LearnCenter through LinkedIn Learning.
To register, go to https://uwyo.sjc1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_b3dqVkcN50tVlsh. People unable to log onto the webinar should still register to receive a link to the recording. Access to the town hall and the recording will be made available after the webinar.
UW panelists for the town hall are:
-- Fredrick Douglass Dixon, an assistant professor in the School of Culture, Gender and Social Justice, and director of the Black Studies Center.
-- Krishna Han, associate director of the Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs at the University of Michigan.
-- China Jude, a senior associate athletics director for administration for intercollegiate athletics.
-- Dominic F. Martinez, assistant vice chancellor in the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of Colorado Anschutz.
-- Emily Monago, chief diversity officer in the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
-- Reed Scull, an associate professor in the College of Education.
-- Kate Muir Welsh, an associate professor in the College of Education and director of the Social Justice Research Center.
Free copies of DiAngelo’s book are available to students on a first-come basis while supplies last.
For more information about the webinar, call the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at 766-6672 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.