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Participate in Intergroup Dialogue Fall 2018!

Participate in Intergroup Dialogue Fall 2018
Intergroup Dialogue for Fall 2018 will run October 1-November 15

Intergroup Dialogue starts again in the fall! Dates and application steps will be announced soon so stay tuned!

Topics for Fall 2018 semester include:

Campus Issues & Emotional Safety on Campus

Wakanda Forever – A dialogue for the Black American & Black African communities

Latinx Community Issues – A dialogue for the Latinx community



Intergroup Dialogue


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


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 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