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Join us for November’s Lunch and Learn
November 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
November 8 – Microaggressions and Microaffirmations: Opportunities for Inclusion
For those seeking to create a more diverse and inclusive workplace, “microaggressions” have become a point of focus. Microaggressions are subtle, sometimes well-intended, yet insensitive comments that are rooted in stereotypes and implicit biases. As a concept, microaggressions challenge us to take a hard look at how we treat others, determine if our intentions align with our impact, and do the work to change our behaviors. Microaggressions also have a flip side: “microaffirmations” are the small acts which occur wherever people wish to help others to succeed.
In this training, participants will:
- learn what microaggression are
- discuss how to recognize microaggressions and how to draw attention to them in a non-confrontational way to create access and reduce stereotypes
- review examples of microaffirmations and how to support a diverse workforce
Vibrant Pittsburgh’s monthly Lunch and Learn brings together Vibrant Pittsburgh members from across sectors and industries in an informal, interactive, and participatory atmosphere to collaborate and deepen knowledge. Breakout rooms are used sometimes; there is no requirement to appear on camera.
Members interested in registering, please email Matthew: firstname.lastname@example.org
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