Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Training

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The EVERFI Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion online training course (sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs & the Health Advancement and Prevention Strategies office) covers identity & selfhood, imposter syndrome, identity transitions, power & privilege, oppression bias & unconscious bias, respect and allyship, and self care.

In this online diversity and inclusion training, participants will:

  • Learn about key concepts related to identity, bias, power, privilege and oppression
  • Understand the benefits of being part of a diverse community
  • Develop skills related to ally behavior, self-care, and creating inclusive spaces

This training is self-paced, and takes about one hour to complete.  We offer this online training to all members of the Lehigh University community (students, staff, faculty, and alumni). In order to register yourself and/or your department, unit, office, club, and/or organization for this training please download this Excel Registration Document and complete the information for everyone you would like registered for this training. Once done, please email the form back to OMA at inmca@lehigh.edu and we will be in touch!

Upon successful completion of the EVERFI Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion training the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) will provide three follow up sessions:

Antiracism 101:  The Foundations of Antiracism (1 hour)

This workshop will explore the basic concepts and principles of Antiracism.  Workshop participants will engage in meaningful conversations about the construction of race and racism and what it means to become antiracist.

Antiracism 102:  The Antiracist Action Plan (1 hour)

This workshop will allow participants to develop concrete strategies for confronting racism and white supremacy.  Workshop participants will engage in the development of an Antiracist action plan that will allow participants to create commitments for change in all aspects of their daily lives.

I Am NOT A Minority! (specifically designed for students, staff, faculty, and alumni who identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or Person of Color) (1 hour)

This workshop will confront the labels and terminology that have been assigned to BIPOC people and explore how they can reinforce white supremacy and systemic oppression & control. During this workshop we encourage BIPOC individuals & communities to utilize their agency & subjectivity by naming themselves

Antiracism 201: What is Critical Race Theory (CRT)? (1.5 hours)

This workshop explores the origins of Critical Race Theory (CRT) and its critique of incremental change. Participants will learn how to directly address the misinformation about CRT.

Antiracism 202: Racism in Healthcare (1 hour or extended session is 2 hours)

While COVID-19 did not create the inequities of our current healthcare system, it definitely exposed them more clearly. From forced sterilizations to the Tuskegee Experiment, this workshop explores some of the abuse and oppression taht BIPOC have endured in the name of medicine.