CDI Training and Education

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) offers a catalog of interactive and experiential trainings and workshops designed to increase participants’ knowledge, awareness, and understanding of the selected topic in efforts to strengthen Washington University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Our staff work with requestors to best tailor each offering to meet participant needs.

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Training Opportunities

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) will host open training sessions each month. Please note that the topics, dates, and times will vary but check back regularly to see what is available. While our training primarily focuses on student development, they are open to undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff, as well as community members.

spring 2022 Opportunities

Important notes:

  • Please click on the month to see affinity month programs and open workshops.
  • Most sessions will be held both in-person and virtually via Zoom: links to virtual sessions will be provided when you RSVP.

January

Inclusive Recruitment Workshop

January 25, 2022 at 5:30 p.m CST

An in-person attendance option is not offered for this session.

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February

BHM Kick-off

Black at WashU Affinity Panel

February 1, 2022 at 6 p.m.

This event will be held in Simon Hall, room 1.

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Cultural Criticism and Transformation Documentary Watch party

February 5, 2022 at 5:30 p.m.

This event will be held in the Danforth University Center, room 234 and has a limit of 50 people.

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Serving the People: The black panther party and mutual aid

February 10, 2022 at 4:30 p.m.

This event will be held in the Danforth University Center, room 234 and has a limit of 50 people.

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what is black love? panel discussion

February 15, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. CST

This event will be held in the Danforth University Center, room 234 and has a limit of 50 people.

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CDI Book Club meeting featuring The Broken Heart of America: St. Louis and the Violent history of the U.S.

February 16, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. CST

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A seat at the table with Career Services x TRIO x Deneb STARS x OSP

February 18, 2022 at 3:30 p.m. CST

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Black student-athlete Panel

February 22, 2022 at 7:30 p.m.

This event will be held in the Danforth University Center, room 234 and has a limit of 50 people.

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Owning Your Blackness forum

February 23, 2022 at 6 p.m.

This event will be held in the Danforth University Center, room 234 and has a limit of 30 people..

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mitigating implicit bias and microaggressions

February 24, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.

This event will be held in the Danforth University Center, room 234 and has a limit of 30 people.

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GAYme Night

February 25, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.

This event will be held in the Danforth University Center, room 234 and has a limit of 45 people.

A virtual attendance option is not offered for this event.

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BHM Closing Events

MLK Jr. Commemorative Peace Walk

February 28, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.

Meet up at Sumers Recreation Center. Walk begins at 4:30 p.m. and will end at Brookings Hall.

A virtual attendance option is not offered for this event.

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black owned food truck Night

February 28, 2022 at 5-7:00 p.m. CST

This event will be held in Ann and Andrew Tisch Park (Roundabout on Brookings Drive).

A virtual attendance option is not offered for this session.

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March

EmpowHer Black Women’s Week Panel with Queens

March 4, 2022 at 5:30-7:30 p.m.

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Conversations on Equitable Spaces and Universal Design on College Campuses with Vigor Lam

March 8, 2022 at 12 p.m.

This event will be held in Kemp Auditorium, Givens Hall, room 116.

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Equitable Spaces and Universal Design on College Campuses Listening Hour

March 8, 2022 at 4 p.m.

This event will be held in the Danforth University Center, room 276.

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SafeZones Training

March 8, 2022 at 5 p.m.

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WOW: Women Owned Wednesday (signature event)

March 9, 2022 at at 6-8 p.m.

This event will be held in the Danforth University Center, Tisch Commons.

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Book Club Meeting

March 23, 2022 at 6 p.m.

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Exploring Sensuality to Embrace the Erotic

March 24, 2022 at 5:30 p.m.

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DIY and Crafts Night

March 25, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.

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Access U Workshop

March 28, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

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TDOV: Disclosure and Discussion

March 31, 2022 at 6 p.m.

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April

Black Alumni career panel

April 8, 2022 at 5:30-7:30 p.m.

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Skate Night at Skate King with Black Senior Alliance

April 8 at 11 p.m.

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Book Club with Ekta

April 13 at 5 p.m.

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Asian American Architect: Rod Henmi

April 13, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.

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National ASL Day CODA Screening

April 15, 2022 at 3 p.m.

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Taste of Asia

April 15 at 5 p.m.

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Etiquette Dinner with Career Services

April 20, 2022 at 5:30-7 p.m.

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Strategizing Solidarity: An Activism Workshop

April 21, 2022 at 12:00 p.m.

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For any additional questions

Please contact the Center for Diversity and Inclusion.