“The Courageous Conversations: Building an Inclusive College Community”

Tuesday, February 12 | 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET

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Human resources is a strategic partner in advancing diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives in higher education, and has a unique perspective on organizational culture and the barriers to cultural proficiency.  Given the rise in incivility on college campuses, HR professionals are uniquely positioned to promote civil discourse and proactively facilitate change.

During this webinar, the presenters will explore learning activities designed to elicit honest and effective dialogue, as well as tools and best practices for building a college community focused on inclusive excellence.

When you participate in this webinar, you will take away:

  • Ice breakers for small and large groups that you can use to create a space for dialogue and discover diversity.
  • A deeper understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion as it relates to higher education
  • How to identify and mitigate microaggressions
  • Tools for facilitating courageous conversations about diversity, developing cultural competency, and recognizing our own biases through critical self-reflection.
  • Best practices for promoting a culture that is welcoming for all.


  • Lisa Sanford
    Director of HR Operations

    Anne Arundel Community College

  • April Comithier-Anderson
    HR Consultant

    Anne Arundel Community College


The CUPA-HR national office will be closed July 4 in observance of Independence Day.