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Cultural Conversations: Black Men's, Women's and People's Dialogue

Student Engagement

Multicultural Programming

Groups Served
Collegiate, Faculty, Graduate, Postdoctoral, Staff

Program Website
Visit the Program Website

Contact Information
Kimble, Michael
mkimble@gsu.edu

Address
55 Gilmer Street
Atlanta, GA 30303

Campus
Atlanta

Funding

State Funding

Overview

The Black Men's, Women's and People's Dialogue series are spaces supported by Black Student Achievement and the Counseling and Testing Center to create connections and explore community. This includes the intersection of identities between race, gender, sexuality, culture and economics.

Benefits

1. Awareness of group characteristics
2. Access to mentors, role models, safe spaces
3. Community building with academic peers, staff, faculty and community partners

Supplemental Materials

Not Applicable

Discipline Focus
Not discipline specific (University-Wide)

Diversity Group ( Social Identity)
Ability/Disability, Age, First Generation, Gender, Political Ideology, Race/Ethnicity, Religion, Sexual Orientation, Socioeconomic Status

Race/Ethnic Group
Black, Gender, Multi-racial

Program, Initiative, Policy or Sponsored Award Category

Priority 2: Multicultural Programming

Established
01/01/2015

Number Served

Notable Leaders, Stakeholders, or Speakers

Research Routines, Responsibilities and Activities

Cultural competency training (workshop, certificate, course), Celebrations of diverse groups (e.g. Black history, Asian American/ Pacific Islander Heritage, etc.), Community outreach (e.g., townhall, alumni engagement, meetings to gauge community perception or campus constituents, movements)

Additional Research Components, Roles and Responsibilities

This event celebrates Black students, faculty and staff, their heritage, as well as their intersecting identities by providing a consistent, safe space to exchange ideas and share experiences.

Self-efficacy Emphasis

Workshops, networking events with mentors, faculty, staff, various types of coaching

Acknowledgement/Affirmation of Identity, Strengths, Needs

This event celebrates Black students, faculty and staff, their heritage, as well as their intersecting identities by providing a consistent, safe space to exchange ideas and share experiences.

Examples of Inclusionary Practices and Activities

Specialized Pedagogical practices (e.g. multicultural teaching practices; usage of gender pronouns)), Specialized Curricula/Workshops (e.g. training for participants, directors and/or faculty on imposter syndrome, implicit bias, microaggressions), Structured Dialogues and Interactions (e.g. lab discussions, one-on-one sessions, virtual dialogues), Creation of a Safe space/ climate/environment

Participant Empowerment

Coaching, Institutional alliances, Knowledge transfer to the community (e.g., parents, peers, stakeholders)

Mentoring Components

Mentoring is not used in our program

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

Events that provide opportunities for participants to discuss their journey, perspective; informal evaluation methods to allow participants to provide feedback

Evaluation Methods

average attendance to events, course/curricula content changes, program survey(s)

Anticipated Participant Outcomes

attendance

Outcome Milestones

Key Performance Indicators

Program, Initiative, Policy or Sponsored Award Category

Priority 2: Multicultural Programming

Established
01/01/2015

Number Served

Notable Leaders, Stakeholders, or Speakers

Research Routines, Responsibilities and Activities

Cultural competency training (workshop, certificate, course), Celebrations of diverse groups (e.g. Black history, Asian American/ Pacific Islander Heritage, etc.), Community outreach (e.g., townhall, alumni engagement, meetings to gauge community perception or campus constituents, movements)

Additional Research Components, Roles and Responsibilities

This event celebrates Black students, faculty and staff, their heritage, as well as their intersecting identities by providing a consistent, safe space to exchange ideas and share experiences.

Please describe how your program addresses self-efficacy (one's beliefs in their own ability to execute behaviors necessary to perform) in its participants?

Workshops, networking events with mentors, faculty, staff, various types of coaching

How does your program acknowledge or affirm individuals’ different identities, strengths, or needs?

This event celebrates Black students, faculty and staff, their heritage, as well as their intersecting identities by providing a consistent, safe space to exchange ideas and share experiences.

Inclusionary practices/activities utilized in your program:

Specialized Pedagogical practices (e.g. multicultural teaching practices; usage of gender pronouns)), Specialized Curricula/Workshops (e.g. training for participants, directors and/or faculty on imposter syndrome, implicit bias, microaggressions), Structured Dialogues and Interactions (e.g. lab discussions, one-on-one sessions, virtual dialogues), Creation of a Safe space/ climate/environment

Participant Empowerment

Coaching, Institutional alliances, Knowledge transfer to the community (e.g., parents, peers, stakeholders)

Mentoring Components

Mentoring is not used in our program

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

Events that provide opportunities for participants to discuss their journey, perspective; informal evaluation methods to allow participants to provide feedback

Evaluation methods are used to substantiate the program’s outcomes:

average attendance to events, course/curricula content changes, program survey(s)

Anticipated participant outcomes for your program:

attendance