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Community Building: Engaging in Difficult Conversations

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Virtual Event

Join the Employee Assembly and key leaders from across campus on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 for Community Building: Engaging in Difficult Conversations.

Staff want to find continued ways to support the diverse population and engage in community building. How do we engage in difficult conversations with those around us, in a respectful and productive manner, especially when we share differing and perhaps emotionally charged perspectives?

Panelists include:

  • Mary Opperman, Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Angela C. Winfield, J.D., Associate Vice President for Inclusion and Workforce Diversity
  • Reginald H. White, Senior Human Resources Director, Research Division and Employee-Elected Trustee
  • Dr. Nelson Tebbe, Ph.D., J.D., Jane M.G. Foster Professor of Law
  • Dr. Adi Grabiner Keinan, Ph.D., Executive Director for Undergraduate Diversity Education and Director, Intergroup Dialogue Project

Submit your questions and feedback for the panelists in advance (deadline for submission is 5:00 PM, Sunday, February 21, 2021): Community Building: Engaging in Difficult Conversations

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Please click the link below to join the webinar:

Webinar ID: 943 4627 2068
Passcode: 1747

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US: +16465189805,,94346272068# or +16468769923,,94346272068# 

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If you need accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the Office of the Assemblies at (607) 255-3715 or as soon as possible.

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