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Workshops & Training

Workshops are primarily 2-hour interactive virtual sessions designed to heighten the campus’ cultural competence, as outlined in AU’s Inclusive Excellence Plan. Further, each workshop aims to develop participants’ critical consciousness through meaningful self-reflection, exploration of how power operates, and actionable anti-oppressive tools. 

If you are looking for conversations over a multiple week time period, please see which sessions we are offering in our Intergroup Dialogue Program.

For faculty training and consultation, please visit The Center for Teaching, Research, & Learning.

Fall 2021

Our Role in Dismantling White Supremacy: A Workshop for White Students

An introductory workshop for white students to reflect on their work on campus, understanding of white supremacy culture, and create plans to center racial justice work in their communities. 


Facilitator Training

An intermediate workshop for student leaders to strengthen their facilitation skills and gain tools for navigating difficult conversations.


Request a Workshop

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion welcomes opportunities to work with your classes, organizations, and departments. CDI will prioritize workshop requests that:

  • Align with CDI’s mission and AU’s Inclusive Excellence Plan 
  • Reach campus-wide communities with high impact  
  • Serve populations with less involvement in CDI 
  • Supplement the requesting organization’s ongoing diversity, equity, and inclusion work 

Workshop Request Requirements

Workshops require a minimum of 10 participants. To submit a workshop request, please follow the guidelines below:

  • Submit a workshop request for one of the following workshops 3 weeks in advance 
    • Let’s Talk About Race 
    • Mapping Your Identities 
    • Understanding LGBTQIA+ Issues 
    • Our Role in Dismantling White Supremacy: A Workshop for White Students 
    • Facilitator Training 
  • Submit a workshop request for a customized workshop 4 weeks in advance 

For additional questions or concerns, please contact Michelle Strange