Multicultural Self-Awareness Workshop - Online Version

Feb. 17, 18, 24, 25, 2021
1-4 p.m. EST

All MSU Extension employees regardless of funding source or appointment are expected to attend this "cornerstone" multicultural workshop that sets an organizational framework for recognizing, understanding and appreciating differences. 

During this multi-day virtual Multicultural Self-Awareness Workshop, participants will explore ways in which to view interactions with people different from themselves. The emphasis is on differences rather than similarities. The workshop focuses on the individual and helps explore belief systems about multiculturalism to identify feelings and values from a multicultural perspective. This intensive learning experience focuses on increasing awareness of several areas of prejudice, discrimination and oppression, including racism, sexism, classism, heterosexism and ableism. Participants are encouraged to reflect on how they have learned to think about human differences and on the widespread tendency to view differences within a monocultural view of "better than/less than" thinking. In addition, participants have opportunities to apply what they are learning to their work and begin to create a plan moving forward.

Due to the nature of the workshop, you are asked to participate fully in all of the virtual sessions without phone calls, meetings and other interruptions that diminish the learning experience for all. The cost to attend the workshop for MSU Extension employees is free. Non-MSU Extension staff and community partners are highly encouraged to attend at a cost of $50.
 
This workshop will be held online. Participants will receive a Zoom link prior to the workshop.
MSU Extension Employees

Registration for Multicultural Self-Awareness Workshop is open.

Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on February 15, 2021.


There are no openings available.

Non-MSU Extension Employees

Registration for Multicultural Self-Awareness Workshop is open.

Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on February 15, 2021.


There are no openings available.

Accommodations

Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

For any additional questions or information, feel free to contact Dionardo Pizaña at pizanad@msu.edu or 517-403-1027 or Anne Brooks at brooksa@msu.edu or 517-290-2855.