DAPS Presents: Toolbox for the Unexpected: Facilitating Social Justice Dialogues (Part I)


Thursday, February 11, 2016
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


February 4DAPS Presents: Toolbox for the Unexpected: Facilitating Social Justice Dialogues (Part I) Heimbold 2086:30-8:00 pm
This workshop is designed to assist both new and current facilitators in honing their ability to resolve conflict, develop skills to assess tone and potential challenges, and create a personal protocol for when discourse go sideways. In addition, we will explore power dynamics and privilege and how they apply to both the facilitator and participants within the context of mediated dialogue. Sponsored by the DAPS Committee. DAPS is the event planning and funding arm of the Office of Diversity & Campus Engagement. For more information, please contact daps@sarahlawrence.edu . Light dinner served.This is the 1st of 3 workshops sponsored by the DAPS Committee to help the SLC community gain more “ tools” for your social justice toolboxes. The workshops are focused on facilitating difficult dialogues and conflict resolution. Facilitated by Olivia Worden (MFA 2015). Olivia Worden holds an MFA in Writing from Sarah Lawrence College. She has taught Creative Writing and Diversity/Inclusion Training at Roger Williams University, Sarah Lawrence College, Andrus and the Westchester County Correctional Facility. She is a current faculty member at Pace University and the Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in CutBank Literary Magazine, Post Road, Dark Phrases, The Sarah Lawrence Literary Review.

Event Location and Ticket Information

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Heimbold Visual Arts Center 208
1 Mead Way
Bronxville, New York 10708
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Thursday, February 11, 2016
Times: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Ticket pricing:
Free event

Presenter Phone: 9172420699

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