University of Texas at AustinDivision of Diversity and Community Engagement

Feb. 6: An Unfinished Conversation – Diversity Training on Campus

January 22, 2013

Lee Mun Wah, an acclaimed diversity trainer and speaker will provide a series of workshops on campus on Wed., Feb. 6.

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  • 8:00 – 10:00 a.m.  Faculty & staff workshop: Unlearning Racism in Schools – Texas Union 3.304
  • 2:00-4:00 p.m.  Student workshop: How to Have a Dialogue Across Cultures – Texas Union 3.304
  • 6:30-9:30 p.m. Open to the public:  Film showing, “Last Chance for Eden”  Texas Union 3.202

Come add your voice to the discussion and learn how to build authentic community and promote harmony and inclusion. Discover the pathway to building bridges and embracing commonalities and differences. The conversation needs your voice and story!

Food will be provided at each event.

For more information or if you need accommodations for this event, please contact Olga Perez no later than five business days before the event, operez@austin.utexas.edu; 232-6490.

Lee Mun Wah is an internationally renowned Chinese American documentary filmmaker, author, poet, Asian folkteller, educator, community therapist and master diversity trainer. For more than 25 years he was a resource specialist and counselor in the San Francisco Unified School District. He is now executive director of Stirfry Seminars and Consulting. His first film, Stolen Ground, about the experience of Asian Americans, won honorable mention at the San Francisco International Film Festival, and his most famous film about racism, The Color of Fear, won the Gold Medal for Best Social Studies Documentary.

The workshops are sponsored by the Division of Housing and Food Service, University Residence Hall Association, Moore-Hill Residence hall Council, Division of Student Affairs, Office of the Dean of Students, Division of Diversity and Community Engagement, Diversity Education Initiatives, Students for Equity and Diversity, Gender and Sexuality Center and the Student Events Center.

 

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