Gateway Virtual Workshops on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Gateway Technical College will hold a series of dynamic workshops, “Communicating Respectfully in a Diverse World,” providing attendees ways to have hard, meaningful and respectful dialogue about diversity, equity and inclusion.

  • Ouch, that Stereotype Hurts – Attendees will learn how to build confidence and skills to speak up and interrupt disrespectful comments. This workshop will be offered on the following three dates: Wed., June 16, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Mon., July 12, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; or Fri., Aug. 3, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • A Holistic Approach to Managing Self in the Midst of Societal Uncertainties – Wed., June 30, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. This program will offer ways to discover the impact of societal uncertainties caused by incidents of racial tension and unrest.
  • Civil Dialogue: Facilitating Structured Conversations – Tues., July 27, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. This workshop will focus on how to handle structured conversations about sensitive topics through models and skill building. This model will prepare facilitators for holding meaningful conversations betwen those with opposing viewpoints.

All workshops are free, open to community members and will be held virtually via Zoom. To register, visit

Source: Offices of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Community and Government Relations at Gateway Technical College.

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