Establishment and support of educational programs that address diversity, social justice, racial injustice, and antiracism training through dialogues and community discussions, reading circles, symposiums, guest speakers and lecturers.
- Review documentation, assessment and evaluation information of how Thomas College promotes multiculturalism, cultural competency, and antiracist training throughout the campus community by delivering a variety of educational programs and services advocating for social justice and diversity
- Produce specific workshop designs, structured experiences, instrumentation, and resources to increase a person’s knowledge and understanding of some of the essential characteristics of persistent conflict between racial and ethnic groups.
- Describe the development of equity, diversity and social justice training for students, faculty, and staff that deepen their understanding of bias and racism and strengthen their commitment to creating inclusive spaces. Our community aims to move beyond simply accommodating people’s differences to instead creating spaces that are universally designed—accessible to everyone.
- Describe the design of sessions, workshops, projects and activities intended to expand the participants’ awareness of their own ideas and behavior, the effect these have on other people, and the way in which their own ideas and behavior can facilitate or block the achievement of individual or group objectives.
Facilitator: Jim Delorie
Task Force Members: Bernie Ouellette; Rick Saucier; Emma Hayden; Stephen Reid; Deshon Gaither; Flavia Oliveira; Diane Mutoni