DEI – Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Disrupting Microaggressions LD Workshop
Valuing and engaging all members of a group, team, organization, or community through equitable, inclusive, and respectful behavior builds trust. Microaggressions can erode trust and a sense of belonging. Disrupting Microaggressions a virtual instructor-led workshop, helps leaders identify microaggressions and actions they can take to disrupt related behavior; recognize how culturally dominant practices create inequities or barriers to accessibility across various groups; discuss how their values and biases impact communication, working relationships, and the communities they serve; and use reflective practices to reduce their distancing and othering behaviors.
Performance Objectives: Upon completion of this course you should be able to:
- Recognize that forms of oppression and inequities such as racism, sexism, classism, etc. are real experiences that need to be addressed.
- Discuss how your values and biases impact communication, working relationships, and the communities you serve.
- Describe how the dominant culture perpetuates distancing and othering.
- Identify ways to disrupt your own microaggressive behavior
Intended Audience: Leaders and managers, and appointing authorities