Beyond Sight: Cultural Awareness Seminar

This 90 minute long awareness workshop consists of various diversity, equity, and inclusion activities that will offer participants an opportunity to...

3/8 9am
Virtual Event
Intersectional Approaches Roundtable: Learning from the Class of 2024

Samuel Teets will moderate a roundtable presentation facilitated by the class of 2024 on research conducted in his WRIT 150 section, thematically oriented on...

3/8 9am
Virtual Event
Developing an Effective Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Committee

Many organizations both public and private are developing EDI Committees to promote, advocate, and create opportunities for greater equity, diversity and...

3/8 10am
Virtual Event
This is the Work: Unlearning Deficit Practices to Move Beyond Performance Allyship

True social justice work begins with self. This presentation guides school administrators to examine our own complicity in continuing oppressive practices...

3/8 10am
Virtual Event
International Day of Women with School of Architecture

The event consists of two parts: (1) PetchaKucha -- a series of short presentations by Women architects and landscape architects doing work in spatial design...

3/8 12pm
Virtual Event
Introducing Identity, Power, and Privilege into Classroom Discussions

This workshop will provide an opportunity for faculty to engage in self-reflection on personal social identity as it relates to classroom dynamics. Lead...

3/8 12pm
Virtual Event
Iovine & Young Academy: Creating Equitable Ideation Practices in Multidisciplinary Settings

Discovering intended and unintended consequences of power dynamics and how they impact the ideation process. This workshop will showcase case studies of...

3/8 12pm
Virtual Event
NDSC Criminal Justice Data Initiative Findings

To better understand conceptions of public safety and support the growing public interest in criminal justice reform, the USC Price Center partnered with...

3/8 12pm
Virtual Event
Active Inclusion Teaching

This evidence-based how-to workshop provides specific teaching strategies to translate the theory of inclusion into active practices to address the default...

3/8 2pm
Virtual Event
Telling the Whole Story: A Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Wikipedia’s content and contributors remain unrepresentative of the world’s diversity. Drop in throughout this event to contribute information to articles...

3/8 2pm
Virtual Event
Setting Personal S.M.A.R.T. Goals for Social Justice

A panel of 3 people with different backgrounds, professional experiences, and interests discuss how they formed Specific, Measurable, Attainable, and Timely...

3/8 4pm
Virtual Event
Intergroup Dialog Workshop with Anna M. Yeakley, PhD

Introduced at the University of Michigan almost 30 years ago, Intergroup Dialogues (IGD) bring together participants of different social identities (e.g.,...

3/8 5pm
Virtual Event
Social Justice Unlocked: Activating Your Allyship

Join the USC Young Alumni Council as we cover the story and inception of Justice in June, how to activate your allyship via specific foundational tools, and...

3/8 5pm
Virtual Event
Creating a Welcoming Classroom Environment for LGBTQ+ Students

Do you have questions on how to create a welcoming classroom environment for LGBTQ+ students? This workshop will review techniques and resources that make...

3/9 9am
Virtual Event
Digital Inclusion

This session aims to illustrate how increased digitization and the resulting gaps in digital access have ultimately exacerbated existing racial disparities....

3/9 9am
Virtual Event
Student Civil Rights at USC: Learn About Resources and Resolution Options from USC's Office for Equity, Equal Opportunity, and Civil Rights (EEO-TIX)

What's new in student civil rights at USC, with a focus on key aspects of the new office and Policy on Prohibited Discrimination, Harassment, and...

3/9 10am
Virtual Event
Teaching Racial Literacy: Accountability, Healing, and Unity

First, engage in first 2 steps of the four-step progression of Multi-Stage Racial Literacy Development—Racial Literacy and Racial Realism—within the...

3/9 10am
Virtual Event
Actions Speak Louder than Words: A Division’s Journey Towards Anti-Racism, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Learn about our experience developing a set of objectives to guide the Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy in becoming more equitable, diverse,...

3/9 11am
Virtual Event
Recruiting, Supporting, and Retaining Diverse Researchers: SC CTSI’s Responsive Approach Using the Racial Equity Tool, PRISM

This workshop introduces participants to using the online platform PRISM as a tool to help them racially diversify the higher education workforce and...

3/9 11am
Virtual Event
The Topping Fund: Student Supported Equity in Action

We will provide an overview of the resources, services and outcomes, provided by the Topping Scholarship program, which is funded by students to increase...

3/9 11am
Virtual Event
Infuse Audiovisual Testimony from Survivors of Genocide to Explore DEI Topics in Any Discipline

This session will help classroom instructors learn about USC Shoah Foundation’s audiovisual testimony of genocide survivors, learn how to use testimony in...

3/9 1pm
Virtual Event
Teaching Accessibility

Teach Access is a collaboration among education, industry, and disability advocacy organizations to address the critical need to enhance students’...

3/9 1pm
Virtual Event
The Importance of Narrative: Brit Bennett in Discussion on The Vanishing Half

We have made contact and arrangements with bestselling author Brit Bennett, whose latest book, The Vanishing Half, integrates themes of gender, race, and...

3/9 1pm
Virtual Event
Creating Representational Syllabi for Inclusive Learning

In this discussion, participants will: identify potential representational problems with many syllabi as currently constructed; discuss challenges with...

3/9 2pm
Virtual Event
Crucial Conversations Framework: Creating Safe Spaces for Productive Dialogue

We avoid talking about sensitive topics such as race because we are unsure how our colleagues and classmates will respond. The Crucial Conversations...

3/9 2pm
Virtual Event
A Day in My Shoes

A panel discussion featuring a diverse group of individuals from Finance Division representing various races and racial groups. The panelists will...

3/9 3pm
Virtual Event
An Educational System Designed to Do Exactly What it is Doing

This session will explore the history of racism in education and how white supremacy culture is ingrained and perpetuated by us all. We will critically...

3/9 3pm
Virtual Event
Negotiating Intersectional Identities in a Christian Student Organization

This session addresses how a religious student organization expresses intentions of building a diverse and inclusive community yet is unaware and unequipped...

3/9 3pm
Virtual Event
Using AI to Facilitate DEI Efforts in the Classroom and Work

Participants will learn how AI can be used to explore key topics central to DEI efforts. Participants will interact with Holocaust survivors through USC...

3/9 3pm
Virtual Event
Diversity in the Workplace: How Industry Leaders Have Successfully Implemented DEI Programs

Representatives from various industries will discuss their companies' diversity, equity, and inclusion ("DEI") programs. Our panelists will go over the...

3/9 4pm
Virtual Event
Navigating Academia for BIPOC Scholars: Surviving and Thriving in Graduate School and Future Academic Careers

A panel of Cinematic Arts faculty, students, and staff will foreground the structures and hierarchies that make up academia, specifically in arts-based...

3/9 4pm
Virtual Event
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

The history of the United States includes genocide, slavery and centuries of oppression for Black, Indigenous, People of Color groups (BIPOC). This workshop...

3/9 5pm
Virtual Event
Understanding Implicit Bias with Bryant Marks (1)

Research has revealed that many Americans show a positive implicit bias toward White Americans vs. African Americans, young vs. old and thin vs. obese....

3/9 5pm
Virtual Event
Workplace Incivility: Combating and Coping

The session will begin with a presentation about the problem of workplace incivility as explored by researchers. The audience will be invited to share their...

3/10 8am
Virtual Event
Learning Through Lived Experiences

This session will focus on sharing lived experiences to advance racial equity. Presenters will share Viterbi's efforts to lift, celebrate, and learn from...

3/10 10am
Virtual Event
Photo of Professor Ibram X. Kendi

In partnership with the Office of the Provost and PRYSM from the Gould School of Law, the Culture Journey is excited to welcome Professor Ibram X. Kendi to...

3/10 11am
Virtual Event
Finding Identity in Whiteness

Growing up with immigrant parents in a white community felt like I was nudged between two distinct cultures that did not accept the full me. In this...

3/10 11am
Virtual Event
Iovine & Young Academy: Inclusive Practices and Activism: United in Diversity

In order to develop equitable practices around design, we must examine who is included in the process and what role they are empowered in. This workshop will...

3/10 12pm
Virtual Event
Supporting Student Engagement of Undocumented Students in Higher Education through an Education Equity and Occupational Science Lens

This session will focus on how to be supportive of student engagement of undocumented students through an education equity and occupational science lens. The...

3/10 12pm
Virtual Event
Cultural Competence and Inclusion in Sampling and Instrument Development

In this session we will discuss the ways researchers can and should attend to casting their nets widely to include members of historically marginalized...

3/10 12:30pm
Virtual Event
Graduate Diversity Recruitment: Strategies for Recruiting Diverse Talent in the STEM Disciplines

A discussion on the racial/ethnic inequities within STEM education, and the disparities this causes students pursing graduate STEM degrees. We will examine...

3/10 2pm
Virtual Event
Implementing Multicultural Competencies in Student Affairs at the Viterbi School of Engineering

As the student population at Viterbi becomes more diverse, a team of advisors set out to implement training sessions and strategies to strengthen...

3/10 2pm
Virtual Event
Utilizing the ORCA Stance to Explore Cultural Humility

This session will explore a unique relational understanding of a communication model known as ORCA (Openness, Respect, Curiosity, and Accountability) that is...

3/10 2pm
Virtual Event
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – Building a Dynamic Military Culture

It’s widely known that diverse and inclusive environments directly contribute to higher productivity, creativity, and innovation. As future leaders, how do...

3/10 3pm
Virtual Event
Journeys in Medicine: Alumni from Keck Pre-Health Pipeline Programs Share their Stories

Alumni from Keck's pre-health pipeline programs will share stories about their personal journey to careers in medicine. Speakers will include alumni from USC...

3/10 4pm
Virtual Event
The Violence of Sentimentalist History: Reckoning with White Supremacy at USC

This session discusses the violence of historical narratives that overlook USC’s ties to white supremacy and proposes ways students and faculty can more...

3/10 4pm
Virtual Event
Intergenerational Discussion: Cancel Culture and Academic Freedom

Cancel culture — the phenomenon of promoting the “canceling” of people, brands and even shows and movies due to what some consider to be offensive or...

3/10 6pm
Virtual Event
From Fiction to Non-Fiction: Embracing Diversity in Our Work and Building Community

This session will provide an outline for engaging your school community through book clubs focused on all aspects of DEI. The session will provide examples...

3/11 9am
Virtual Event
Increasing Equity for Cognitive Diversity (Neurodiversity/Autism) in Interview and Hiring Practices

This session will introduce what neurodiversity is and practical ways to increase equitable hiring and workplace practices for individuals who are...

3/11 9am
Virtual Event
Iovine and Young Academy: Equitable Futures; Unintended Consequences of Conventional Design Methods

Uncovering the unintended consequences of conventional design methods, and how human-centered design can lead to more equitable futures. In addition,...

3/11 9am
Virtual Event