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AdvanceRIT Bystander Awareness Education Workshop

The deadline to register for this event ended on Monday, October 31, 2016 at 5:00pm.

When

Thursday, November 3, 2016
9:30am - 11:30am

Where

SCD - Student Development Center (55),
1300/1310

Event Contact

Karen Pannoni

Presenters

Maureen Scully

Have you witnessed concerning behavior or circumstances but don’t know how to respond?  This workshop will address the many ways to respond to these situations using playback as an interactive approach and brings the practice of being an active bystander to a new level.

 Bystanders support diversity and inclusion
 Bystanders help interrupt the cycle of unconscious bias
 It’s hard to be an active bystander
 Practice makes a difference

In this workshop an interactive playback approach is used to encounter our reluctance to be active bystanders, reflect on a variety of bystander moves, and practice ways to make a difference.  We can create a culture of active bystanders and support diversity and inclusion. Playback is a form of improvisational presentation that reflects back the feelings, thoughts and stories of the people in a community.

The NEA-funded True Story Theater troupe has been doing workshops on active bystanders as diversity allies since 2004. See www.TrueStoryTheater.org for more information.

For questions, please contact Korine Sherry kasnbt@rit.edu

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1209115. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.


Light Refreshments will be provided.

Interpreting services will be provided.