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2014 Dealing with Difference Institute

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
(Western Illinois University Multicultural Center, Murray Street / Dr. C. T. Vivian Way)

1:00 - 1:15 p.m.

Program Overview & Welcome: Gloria Delany-Barmann/Tammy La Prad/Janice Welsch, Co-coordinators, ECDP/DWDI, Western Illinois University (WIU)

Welcome

1:15 - 4:15 p.m.

Presenter:  Dr. Heather Hackman, Founder and President, Hackman Consulting Group

Social Justice Education: An Indispensable Element in 21st-Century Education

2:30 - 2:45 p.m.

Refreshment Break (time flexible)

4:25 - 5:00 p.m.

Screening and discussion of short film

6:15 - 7:15 p.m.

Dinner: WIU Vice President of Student Services, & Colleagues (Alumni House)

7:15 - 8:30 p.m.

Moderators: Tammy La Prad and Ashley Schantz

Social Justice Engagement: “Aha” Moments

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
(Multicultural Center)

8:00 - 8:30 a.m.

Light Breakfast Buffet

8:30 - 9:45 a.m.

Presenters:  Dr. David Stovall, UIC, Educational Policy & African American Studies, and Mr. Shaka Rawls, Educational Consultant, IMPACTing Change

Making Social Justice Education Tangible

9:45 - 10:00 a.m.

Refreshment Break

10:00- 11:15 a.m.

Panel: Dr. Tracy Davis, Dr. Heather Hackman, Dr. Rachel Wagner

Institutional Responsibility and Social Justice

11:30 - 12:15 p.m.

Lunch (University Union Grand Ballroom)

12:30 - 1:45 p.m.

Presenters: Dr. Tracy Davis, Director of WIU’s College Student Personnel Program, and Dr. Rachel Wagner, Associate Director of Residence Life, Iowa State University

Choosing Love and Abundance: Personal Transformations to Advance Social Justice

1:45 - 2:15 p.m.

Refreshment Break

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Break-out Sessions & Reports on discussions: Defined by earlier sessions and participant suggestions

3:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Evaluations / Closing Comments