Difficult Conversations: Communicating Effectively Across Difference
Have you ever engaged in a conversation about an uncomfortable or sensitive topic with someone who is very different from you and didn't know how to approach it? Conversations between people with different views and lived experiences can go awry and ...
Implicit Associations, Insidious Assumptions: Unintended Manifestations of Bias in Everyday Life
This 90-minute workshop will provide an introduction to unconscious associations that can lead to an affinity toward or prejudice against some people (implicit bias). We will explore how our socialization process leads to the formation of conscious and un ...
The Language of Inclusion: Pronouns and Other Gendered Words
Pronouns are tools for effective and efficient communication, and their intentional or unintentional misuse can cause confusion and harm. Using gender-affirming pronouns and avoiding unnecessary use of other gendered words is essential to creating spaces ...
Introduction to Microaggressions: Small Actions that Have a Big Impact
Microaggressions are common, often subtle expressions of bias, many times initiated unintentionally and unconsciously that can have serious impacts on recipients including shortening life expectancy. In this 90-minute workshop, participants will learn abo ...
Inclusive and Equitable Hiring Practices
This 90-minute program provides an overview of best practices for recruiting a diverse candidate pool and equitably evaluating them. Participants will examine the role that various forms of bias can play in screening applicants and identify ways that priv ...
Master Gardener Volunteers Present 2023 Spring Make It Take It Event
The Champaign County Master Gardener Volunteers are hosting their 2023 Spring Make It Take It event! Held at the County Community Center auditorium on Saturday May 6, the theme for this event is all about Pollinators. Two planting sessions will be held ...
MGV Spring Make It Take It
The Master Gardener Volunteers are once again presenting a Make It Take It event to the community. The theme of the spring 2023 session is Pollinator Plants. Participants will make a Pollinator Flower container with the choice of sun or shade plants. T ...
Pork Council Banquet
All 2022 swine exhibitors/families and buyers, all Hall of Fame members, Pork Barn volunteers/friends, are invited to this annual event. Please RSVP at the office by 3/16/23. ...
Scramble Pig Pickup
4-H Youth Board