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Facilitate an Intergroup Dialogue Fall 2018!

Intergroup Dialogue Fall 2018 Facilitator Applications

Apply HERE to facilitate an Intergroup Dialogue Fall 2018

Intergroup Dialogue Facilitators work with CDI to create a unique 7-week dialogue group to discuss topics of identity. Create meaningful conversations and share your interests with a diverse group of students this fall. Apply to be a CDI Intergroup Dialogue Facilitator!

Applications are due by Sunday, April 8, 2018.

Scroll down for more details on this amazing opportunity to gain experience in facilitation.

Intergroup Dialogue

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Intergroup Dialogue is a seven-week program that provides a unique learning opportunity for AU students to engage on a range of identity topics including but not limited to: race, ethnicity, gender, class, sexuality, and faith. Housed in the Center for Diversity & Inclusion, dialogues are intergroup, gathering people from multiple backgrounds and identities for sustained, ongoing dialogue for two-hours each week.

Goals of Intergroup Dialogue

Engage across difference of perspective and identity

Foster intergroup community through a diversity of identities

Explore personal experience and societal issues

Provide tools for navigating difference on and off campus

Facilitate

Gain skills facilitating identity-based conversations. This is a paid position and we provide training.

Applications for Fall 2018 are open until April 8, 2018.

Faculty Involvement

Faculty can support Intergroup Dialogue by:

  • Promoting participant and facilitator applications to your students.
  • Offering course credit for your students' participation in Intergroup Dialogue.
  • Serving as an Intergroup Dialogue faculty advisor. Advisors meet with facilitators weekly (electronically and/or in-person) during the seven-week program to help them process and plan their sessions.

Email dialogue@american.edu to be added to the Intergroup Dialogue faculty supporter list to receive information about any of the above.

Past Dialogue Topics

Past Intergroup Dialgoue topics include:

  • Latinx Issues and Experiences
  • Politics: Post Election Impact and Climate
  • Gender, Race, and Mental Health
  • Religion: Bias and Inclusion