Talking diversity

How “Good Intent” Undermines Diversity and Inclusion

Focusing on intent allows people to avoid accountability for real harm caused, whether intentional or not.

Talking Drupal #217 - Diversity and Inclusion Group

In episode #217 we talk with the Diversity and Inclusion Group leadership.

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Talking diversity

Practical diversity: taking inclusion from theory to practice | Dawn Bennett-Alexander | TEDxUGA

We strive to embrace diversity and inclusion in our schools and workplaces, but we often fail to understand what this looks like practically. Dr. Dawn Bennett-Alexander believes that with a little effort, we can move diversity and inclusion from theory to practice. ​

Implicit Bias -- how it effects us and how we push through | Melanie Funchess | TEDxFlourCity

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Everyone makes assumptions about people they don’t know. Melanie will teach us to recognize these assumptions and work toward a common understanding.

Talking to White Kids About Race & Racism

This site includes a downloadable PDF and many helpful links, as well as audio episodes.

Creating a Diversity Scholarship Program for Your Conference

This article highlights all the many things that help contribute to having a more diverse event. The step by step process is a good reminder of why we need to think about those various things.

Project Implicit - Implicit Association Tests

Much of the conversation around diversity presupposes that people are not always consistent in what they believe. While a person may work to consciously believe in racial equality--for example, due to their upbringing, friendships, experiences, or any number of factors--they may unconsciously carry around negative associations and stereotypes about a particular group.

But how can we recognize what our own biases are?

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