As part of our Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan, the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity will continue its weekly D&I professional development series with a new line-up of sessions beginning on March 20 and through April 17, 2019. Participants will learn concepts, skills and effective approaches to engaging thoughtfully in a diverse, equitable, and inclusive academic community.

Registration is required for each session and seating is limited so please register early. Sessions will be announced on Today@Brown and registration will open immediately following the announcement. Each week, a lunch menu will be specially designed and curated by a member of our dining staff. Each menu will reflect the cultural backgrounds and culinary talents of our dining staff colleagues.


Dates:             Every Wednesday from March 20 to April 17, 2019

Time:              Noon to 1:00 pm

Where:          Chancellors Dining Room in the Sharpe Refectory (The Ratty)

Contact:        Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity 401-863-2216, [email protected]






March 20

Underrepresented People of Color at Brown: Sense of Belonging and Obstacles


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Lynn Hernández, Director of University Inclusion Programs and Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences (Research)


April 3

Non-Violence Training at Brown, Part I: Principles of Non-Violence


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Jonathan Corey, Assistant Director of Student and Employee Accessibility Services


April 10

Non-Violence Training at Brown, Part II: Steps Towards Non-Violence


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Jonathan Corey, Assistant Director of Student and Employee Accessibility Services


April 17

Let's Talk about the Savior Complex


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Jesús J. Hernández, Ph.D., Program Manager of Faculty Engagement and Research at the Swearer Center

Betsy Shimberg, Assistant Dean of the College, Engaged Co-curriculum, Director of Student Development at the Swearer Center


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