AMP it Up: Awareness, Movement, and Practice Nov 13th, 14th, 15th CU Boulder UMC Nov 13th 8:45am - Nov 15th 6:45pm
AMP it UP! The 2012 Diversity and Inclusion Summit wants you to AMP it up in moving the needle on diversity. Action, Movement, and Practice are elements of this year’s summit. Sessions are designed to provide tools in promoting Action, Moving beyond talking, and creating intentional Practices around inclusion.
New for the 2012 summit:
Keynote Peggy McIntosh will share her new research “Using Privilege as a Catalyst for Change.” Dr. McIntosh is best known for her article "White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack”
Plenary: “Class, Race and Immigration in Higher Education” by CU Professors Melissa Hart and Ming Chen which references the Fisher v. University of Texascase currently being considered by the Supreme Court
A track designed specifically for faculty which focuses on pedagogical best practices for inclusive classrooms.
New workshops addressing the needs of international students, environmental issues and social justice
An experiential wheelchair program for public places and open spaces session
A networking and professional development event for GLBT students
The Summit offers over 35 sessions on the best practices around matters of diversity, inclusion, equity, and social justice. Through the Summit, we aim to collectively increase awareness, move towards greater respect and inclusion, and practice diversity, large and small.
For more info and to download the complete schedule of events CLICK HERE