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Heart of the Farm – Why Women’s Unique Family and Farm Business Roles Matter

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 12:00 pm EST

Women bring different perspectives, values and priorities to the table. This webinar will focus on what aspects of rural life are important to women, how they learn, and how that influences decision-making with regard to production, marketing and land management practices. ...

Diversity & Inclusion Among Advisory Membership

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Eduardo Gonzalez Jr, Eric Kaufman, Kimberly Fleming

Looking to increase your success in attracting and retaining diverse volunteers for your Advisory Councils or Boards of Directors in Cooperative Extension? From creating an inclusive environment to understanding volunteer motivations and barriers, we’ll explore...

Structural Racism and Food Inequity

Monday, November 17, 2014 at 3:00 pm EST

This webinar will discuss the past, current and future work at NC A&T State University as a part of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) to address food systems inequities. The discussion will cover our history of youth work and community engagement in...

Equipping Volunteers to Understand Differences

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Frank Cox

As many youth serving programs start a new program year, there is often a scheduled kick-off meeting with volunteers to discuss upcoming events and activities. These meetings are also a great opportunity to incorporate training for volunteers. Activities that discuss...

Using Technology to Reach Diverse Audiences

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Terrence Wolfork, Yolanda Surrency, Anne Adrian

Utilizing Technology to Reach Diverse Audiences Cooperative Extension is at a crossroads in delivering educational and information resources to an expanding and diverse audience. Digital technology is at a point where it is having a major impact on reaching new audiences, ...

Digital Commerce: Electronic Buying and Selling of Goods

Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Yolanda Surrency, Terrence Wolfork

Shopping online has become a convenient way to purchase items without the hassle of dealing with crowds and to be able to compare prices. Buyers and Sellers need to understand that a large share of financial transactions are transmitted electronically. Legitimate and legal...

White Power, Privilege, and Supremacy: Roadblocks to equitable (extension) education

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT

Friends, Joseph Maiorano will be facilitating a Community Dialogue, “White Power, Privilege, and Supremacy: Roadblocks to equitable (extension) education” (see description below) on Aug 13 from 11-12 pm EST. If you have time, please join me for discussion and chat. He will...

Diversity Webinar: A Post-Racial United States?

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Joseph Maiorano

Many believe that the election of an African American (more precisely bi-racial) to the highest office in the US, indicates the US has entered an era in which race is no longer a determinant in shaping the life fortunes and experiences of people of color (Donnor &...

Building Trust with Latino Audiences

Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Andrew Behnke

Want to gain trust and find new ways to engage Latino audiences? This interactive discussion will help novices as well as experienced participants learn skills to improve the ways they work with Latino Audiences. Participants will gain tools, resources, and new ideas to help...

Webinar: Learning Styles and Online Learning Using Prezi

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Kim Hand

Registration: Please sign up below if you are interested in attending our webinar. Your email address will not be shared, it will be used only by us to send links to the webinar, updates and provide you with additional resources relating to the topic....

Beyond the Numbers: Considersations for working with Latino/Hispanic Populations

Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Dionardo Pizaña

The Census data continues to provide us with information regarding the demographics of our nation’s Latino/Hispanic population. This demographic data, however, is only one part of the information that needs to be considered when developing and implementing programming and...

Beyond the Numbers: Considerations for working with Latino/Hispanic Populations

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Dionardo Pizaña

The Census data continues to provide us with information regarding the demographics of our nation’s Latino/Hispanic population. This demographic data, however, is only one part of the information that needs to be considered when developing and implementing programming and...

Making IT communications accessible to ensure equal participation and success

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT

A broad conversation on types of disabilities with particular focus on how we ensure the accessibility of our communications through our websites, online documents, and multimedia. We’ll also focus on the positive impact that accessible communication practices provide for...

Historical Trauma and Cultural Healing

Monday, October 25, 2010 at 10:00 am EDT

Genocide. Massacres. Slavery. Forced Relocation. Destruction of cultural practices. These experiences, shared by entire communities of people, can result in cumulative emotional and psychological wounding carried across generations, a concept that researchers and practitioners...

Diversity Issues in the Digital Age

Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at 2:00 pm EST

Diversity Issues in the Digital Age, presented by Dr. Kayt Sunwood, University of Alaska, Fairbanks. Inclusion matters in the rapidly diversifying digital world in which we live and work. Explore the challenges and opportunities that gender, age, cultural, ethnic, and a...