The Diversity and Inclusion Office offers a wide variety of diversity, inclusion, and social justice workshops that are available to Trinity University students, faculty, and staff. These workshops are available by request for students, faculty and staff. Great for classes and student staff training, and student organizations. Additional and/or customized topics are available by request. If you are interested in more training opportunities, please ask us about the University’s partnership with SafeColleges.
In this training, participants will explore concepts of identity, privilege, and oppression; deepen their understanding of their own privilege; gain strategies to leverage their privilege as allies to a variety of communities. Join us and learn more about your own power to create positive change on our campus, in the community, and in the world!
An Intro to Diversity and Inclusion
In this training, participants will gain fundamental knowledge pertaining to diversity and inclusion. Key terms and concepts will be covered in relation to understanding race, gender, sexual orientation, etc.
This training will introduce participants to microaggressions and understand ways to combat subtle or overt microaggressions whether they be physical, emotional or psychological. Participants will understand how microaggressions are embedded systemically in society and how to recognize signs as well as the difficulties they may face in addressing and eliminating them.
Social Justice Ally Training: An Introduction
The purpose of this foundational Social Justice Ally Training is to educate members of the Trinity University Faculty and Staff community about their own social identities, the identities of others, and issues related to social justice in order to develop allies who will promote an equitable and inclusive environment and serve as social change agents in our campus community.
Social Justice Ally Training 2.0: Putting Allyship Into Action
The purpose of this Social Justice Ally Training (Pt. 2) is to equip participants with the tools to further deepen their practice of allyship and gain additional skills to transform their work. Participants will work through case studies that will build their skills as social change agents in their classrooms, departments, and programs.
PRAXIS- A Social Justice Learning Community for Faculty and Staff
PRAXIS is a social justice learning community for faculty and staff that aims to increase the knowledge and awareness of one’s identity and its relation to issues of social justice, diversity, equity and inclusion and how it might inform their professional practices in higher education. This year-long, cohort-based, program creates a space for faculty and staff to explore these issues on a deeper level and build relationships.