Honoring Our Common Differences: Leadership for Inclusivity

Inclusivity is the practice of radical hospitality - where people of diverse social and cultural groups experience uncompromising respect and dignity. Inclusive leaders value and actively encourage multiple perspectives, creating a positive, collaborative environment in which people feel safe to be themselves and engage in their best work. Gain insights into unconscious bias and inclusivity on individual and organization levels.

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What: Honoring Our Common Differences: Leadership for Inclusivity

When: Th, Apr 21, 8:30-4:30am

Where: Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St, Madison, WI

Cost: $150

Continuing education credit: 7 hours (0.7 CEUs)

Instructor: Kathy Germann

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For additional information, contact Barry Orton: 608-262-2394

Inclusivity welcomes all people (LGBT, gender, race, ethnicity, class, age, disability, etc) to experience respect in an atmosphere of non-judgement and genuine acceptance.

It is essential to examine our own practices in the context of an organization and society where the “isms” are deeply rooted. We are the instruments of change – the more we are aware of and understand our own filters, assumptions, power, and privilege, the greater chance we can use our energy and wisdom to facilitate positive social change and leave a legacy different than the one we inherited.

Gain insights into:

  • How your life experiences and assumptions affect your understanding of and actions toward inclusivity
  • How oppression operates on individual and institutional levels and how you may unintentionally exclude people
  • Your privileges and how to use them with integrity to enhance inclusivity
  • Differences between nondiscriminatory and inclusive behaviors at the personal and institutional level

Enrollment is limited to 25 to create a safe forum for self-reflection and dialogue.