Planning for Inclusive Communities

APA Virginia Chapter


Wednesday, July 19, 2017
9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. EDT

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Through an interactive presentation, participants will understand the barriers to inclusion and working across lines of difference. Participants will also better understand their own identities and the identities of others as well as an increased knowledge of unconscious bias in the workplace. Particular interest will be given to understanding best practices related to hiring a diverse workforce. Participants will leave with increased empathy, heightened awareness of the issues, and knowledge of specific de-biasing techniques; essential components to working successfully in increasingly diverse environments.

About the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities (VCIC):


Jessica Hawthorne

Invited Speaker

Jessica M. Hawthorne is Director of Programs at the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities, an organization that works with schools, business, and communities to achieve success through inclusion. In her role, she designs and facilitates educational programs on diversity and inclusion for middle schools, high schools, colleges, workplaces, and community ... Read More

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