"Reflection of oneself, perspective-taking and advocacy lie at the heart of IGD. These are not easy, but the rewards are tremendous. I strongly encourage anyone considering curriculum development related to IGD to do so."
Emily May, the co-founder and executive director of "Hollaback!", (found at http://www.ihollaback.org/ ) an international movement to stop street harassment of women and LGBTQ persons, will be on campus Wednesday, March 25th for two events.
Their organization recently completed a study on college campuses that found that 67% of students report experiencing harassment on campus.
Emily is a frequent speaker at conferences and at universities and has won many awards for her work . In 2010 the Women's Media Center selected her as one of thirty "Women Making History," and in 2011 she was selected as a Time Magazine "Game Changer".
The Office for Women is partnering with the Common Theme Project:" Find Your Voice and Hear My Voice: Creating Civil Conversation" to bring Emily May to campus as part of our Women's History Month celebration . Our other partners are the LGBT Faculty and Staff Council, Office of Student Involvement, Office for Equal Opportunity and Office for Intergroup Dialogue and Civil Community.
Emily will offer a workshop on prevention and bystander intervention at 10:00 a.m.in CE 307 on March 25th and then give a keynote address at 12: 00 p.m. in the Campus Center Theater. Registration is required for the workshop at http://ofw.iupui.edu
This structured, 4-day intergroup dialogue (IGD) process will provide selected participants the opportunity to explore issues related to race in a safe environment where all voices can be heard in a climate of civility and respect. This evidence-based, intensive model can help improve inter-office relations for faculty and staff alike. More>>