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Critical Conversation: Addressing Implicit Bias at IUPUI

Wednesday, February 13, Noon to 1:15 p.m., University Library, UL1116

  • Learn about an IUPUI initiative to help faculty, staff, and students recognize and address implicit bias to enhance diversity and inclusion on campus.
  • Explore how implicit bias impacts institutions of higher education in regards to recruitment, work, student outcomes, and relationships.
  • Help inform perceptions about implicit bias and future actions to support a welcoming, inclusive community at IUPUI.*
  • Try out one or more of the online implicit association tests before attending! (It’s free!)

Co-Facilitated by: Dana Doan & Tiara Dungy, Ph.D. students, IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, and Mame Keita, Peace Learning Center.

Civil Discourse Symposium

The IUPUI Office of Intercultural Literacy, Capacity and Engagement and its partners are pleased to offer the IUPUI Civil Discourse Symposium and Diversity Speaker’s Series, featuring Kimberlé Crenshaw, and to support campus- and city-wide events related to the 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination and Robert Kennedy’s speech in Indianapolis.  Please see below and attached, and share with others.

Lecture Series

Diversity Speaker Series with Maria Teresa Kumar

Lauded as one the most influential American Latinos and as among the top Latinas in Government and Politics, Maria Teresa (Petersen) Kumar is the founding President & CEO of Voto Latino, a leading national civic engagement organization targeting acculturated American Latino youth. She is also an Emmy-nominated contributor with MSNBC and the host of's new show, Changing America.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Multicultural Center
UC 104

Open to Students Only

6:00 PM
Evening Lecture
Hine Hall Auditorium

Open to All

You don't want to miss the moderated Q & A session with Emmy-award-winning reporter. Rafael Sanchez in Maria Teresa Kumar's evening lecture. Seating is limited. Register on Eventbrite today!

Sponsored by: The Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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