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The Impact of Implicit Bias is a Course

The Impact of Implicit Bias

Ended Mar 28, 2019

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his series is open to ALL HILLEL PROFESSIONALS. You do not need to participate in all five sessions, though you are welcome and encouraged to. 

These sessions will not be recorded in order to create an environment in which people are comfortable asking questions and sharing their own experiences. Please be prepared to put your camera on, utilize a working microphone, and sit in a private place if that is your preference.

Session Description:

Implicit bias, the attitudes and belief we hold but many not be aware of, play a major role in our everyday actions. Each and every person holds implicit biases; some more harmful than others. When we take the time to examine our biases, we can begin to rewrite those attitudes and shift our behaviors. On campus, implicit bias can lead to acting on stereotypes, committing microaggressions, or other potentially exclusive behaviors. In this session, we’ll learn more about how to identify these biases and how to combat exclusive behavior.

Series Description:
This session is one of the sessions in our 5-part series Elevating Identity: Strategies for Engaging the "Every" focused on identity and inclusion in an effort to move towards our organizational goal of reaching and engaging “every Jewish student”. When we say “every”, we mean it, but often struggle with putting it into practice. The overall goal of this series is to better prepare each participant to engage all students through an increased understanding of our communities’ diversity, how our own identities impact our work, and how the narratives we are familiar with dictate our course of action on campus. 

This session is for:
All professionals

This session takes place:

  • Wednesday, March 27th 3:00 - 4:00pm EST / 12:00 - 1:00pm PST  

Facilitator:
Ari Levy is Assistant Director of Engagement Training at Hillel International, and also is an independent diversity and inclusion consultant. Prior to her work at Hillel, Ari served as the lead trainer for a statewide youth leadership and public health movement in Massachusetts. She also led a Boston-wide community dialogue program that brought together community members of different backgrounds to engage in conversation about their diverse identities as well as their common ground. Ari received her BA in Sociology and Community Health from Tufts University and earned her Master’s in Public Health, also from Tufts, with a focus on health disparities and communication. 

Participation in all Hillel U offerings should be agreed upon by the participant and their supervisor (unless the participant is a director)

Questions? Please contact HillelU@hillel.org




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