NEO-RLS: How To Be An Effective Anti-Racist
This session, scheduled on Dec. 8 from 10am-12pm Eastern, will introduce the topic of anti-racism and discuss some strategies to effectively engage in anti-racism. Topics will include:
- Racial Identity Development
- History and Impact of Segregation
- Hierarchy, Power, and Passivism
- Anti-Racist Resources
- Anti-Racism In Action
It will be presented by Caitlin Hawkins of theDiversity Center of Northeast Ohio. As a community social worker, Caitlin is passionate about creative, authentic engagement in workplaces and communities. Her educational and professional experiences in community development and higher education led her to the understanding that relationships matter, and that relationships with people who are different from ourselves provide opportunities for immense growth and collaboration, as long as we know how to harness those connections. At The Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio, she works alongside businesses and organizations through every step of the consulting process and engages staff in customized workshops around the topics of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Caitlin works with the express intention of facilitating the growth of inclusive and equitable workplaces.
For more information, please go to http://mms.neo-rls.org/Calendar/moreinfo.php?eventid=60067.
iSchool students qualify for a free Gold membership in the Northeast Ohio Regional Library System. To sign up, go to https://www.neo-rls.org/mlis_student_membership.php.