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BOOM: Building on our Momentum is a learning conference featuring a series of events centered on the experience of conversation and community engagement. Sessions are designed by members of the community for the entire community and will meet participants where they are in their learning and comfort in engaging in sessions on diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Our diversity shines brightest when we bring our full selves together as one community. BOOM is a moment where we can come together as one community to think deeply and collectively about how we engage with each other.

Understand difference. Ask hard questions. Plan to act.

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Monday, March 27 • 10:00am - 11:45am
Transconnections:The Rainbow Connection: Exploring Gender Diversity Across Identities (Faculty edition)

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Faculty-Only Session

This workshop will offer education, personal insight, and practical tools for engaging respectfully with the unique nuances of trans/gender diverse people. It will incorporate ways to understand and address experiences, concerns, and feedback from students.

Participants will be asked to assess their own biases through engaging in experiential exercises, opening the door to tools that may minimize the impact these biases have on trans/gender diverse people. ​​Materials will also touch upon intersectionality and  the effects of the current political landscape regarding equal rights for gender identity and sexuality.

Facilitated by Oblio Stroyman, Collaborations Group.

Monday March 27, 2017 10:00am - 11:45am
Kendade 203 Kendade Hall

Attendees (17)