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2nd Informational Meeting about the eXtension Diversity and Inclusion Issue Corps

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 2:00 pm EST

We are offering a second opportunity to attend and ask questions!The eXtension Diversity and Inclusion Issue Corps will bring together people from around the country to work on innovative solutions to improve diversity and inclusion in local communities. Thirty-five project...

Immigrants and Cooperative Extension: Opportunity and Challenge

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Ricardo Diaz

There is no question that Extension agents seek to serve all residents of their respective states and yet progress in serving recently arrived immigrants is scantly documented. Perhaps it is not being done well enough? Before discussing the how or seeking best practices, this...

Informational Meeting about the eXtension Diversity and Inclusion Issue Corps

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by LuAnn Phillips, Terry Meisenbach

The eXtension Diversity and Inclusion Issue Corps will bring together people from around the country to work on innovative solutions to improve diversity and inclusion in local communities. Thirty-five project proposals will be chosen to participate, and the call is open until...

The Sepia Rainbow: The Fascinating Story of Human Skin

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 2:30 pm EDT

This Diversity Webinar will feature Dr. Nina Jablonski, Even Pugh University Professor of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts, Penn State University. Dr. Nina Jablonski has spent two decades exploring the evolution of human skin and skin color. Her curiosity has carried her...

Creating Inclusive Extension Spaces and Programming

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT

Welcome to the ESP (Epsilon Sigma Phi) Public Issues Committee's “Diversity Awareness Webinar Series” Please join us for a series of FREE webinars covering diversity issues related to our Extension programming. Presenter: Katherine E. Soule, Ph.D.Youth, Families, &...

Working with Extension Agents on LGBTQ Issues

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT

Welcome to the ESP (Epsilon Sigma Phi) Public Issues Committee's “Diversity Awareness Webinar Series” Please join us for a series of FREE webinars covering diversity issues related to our Extension programming. Presenter: Katie Conrad, M.S.Ph.D. Candidate, Department of...

Health and well-being among rural LGBT persons - a new North Central Development Committee

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT

Welcome to the ESP (Epsilon Sigma Phi) Public Issues Committee's “Diversity Awareness Webinar Series”Please join us for a series of FREE webinars covering diversity issues related to our Extension programming.Presenter: Jenifer K. McGuire, PhD, MPHAssociate Professor,...

Improving Extension Accessibility

Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Paul Jones

Improving Extension AccessibilityAccording to USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture, the hallmarks of the Extension are openness, accessibility, and service. As our country celebrates Disability Awareness Month in March, it is important for Extension to reflect on...

Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) Webinar

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Pamala Morris

Developing intercultural competence is a core capability in the 21st Century and involves cultural self-awareness, understanding the experiences of people from diverse communities, and the capability to adapt one’s mindset and behavior to bridge across difference. This webinar...

Strategies for Effectively Communicating through an Interpreter

Monday, November 23, 2015 at 3:00 pm EST

This is part 2 of 2 of our series on Interpretation Services.Scheduling an interpreter for a meeting or appointment is a critical first step, but it is not enough. Participants in this webinar will learn key strategies for building relationships with individuals who speak...

Moving Beyond Translation: Integrating Language Access into Program Planning

Monday, October 26, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Teresa Curtis, Diana Hammer

The webinar will describe the University of Wisconsin - Extension, Cooperative Extension's two year effort to develop proactive processes and a responsive structure that supports programming with people who are Limited English Proficient. Insights will be shared by...

Volunteering in under-resourced communities: Challenges for urban Master Gardeners

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Sarah Eichberger

Master Gardeners are experts in gardening and food production. However, how prepared are they to work in urban areas where healthy food access is limited? This webinar will focus on the results of a study that investigated the challenges of the engagement process associated...

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: Working with LGBTQ Clients

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 10:00 am EDT

This webinar will provide a detailed overview of sexual orientation and gender identity - offering ways to think about these two identities as separate from one another. We will discuss the ways in which society assumes we are born one way, identify one way, and are attracted...

How to Facilitate Difficult Conversations

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 4:30 pm EST - Presented by Noor Azizan-Gardner, George Okantey, Dionardo Pizaña, Julie Middleton

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Accessibility Strategies for Educational Online Video

Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 2:00 pm EST

Offered by the Online Learning ConsortiumFor many campuses, online video has become an essential part of teaching and learning. While online video has opened up the classroom to many more students, educational institutions have had to face legal, functional, and ethical...