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Physical Address:
Administration Building
Room 201
Moscow, ID
83844-3157

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr.
MS 3157
Moscow, ID
83844-3157

Phone: 208-885-2468

Fax: 208-885-6558

Email: diversity@uidaho.edu

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Trainings

The Equity and Diversity Unit offers trainings and workshops which explore various diversity issues, strive to break down stereotypes and barriers to social justice and celebrate differences and commonalities among all people and cultures. These trainings teach our community how to respond appropriately when faced with discrimination or harassment, and seek to promote the university’s commitment to a more inclusive climate of mutual respect and understanding.

Trainings are offered through the Employee Development & Learning. Explore upcoming trainings on GoSignMeUp. Specific presentations can be requested from our individual offices. See below for more information.

Creating Inclusive Campus Environments

Contribute to student recruitment and retention by improving your cultural competence and learning strategies for effective intercultural communication. Designed for staff.

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Elevate your Evals: Improving Diverse Student Success

Contribute to student recruitment and retention by improving cultural competence and learning strategies for effective intercultural communication in and out of the classroom. Designed for faculty.

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Fright Night, Keep it Right: Don't Mess up When you Dress Up!

Thinking about dressing up this upcoming Halloween? Before you choose your costume, attend this workshop for a critical dialogue on cultural appropriation, cultural (in)sensitivity, and awareness.

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Know your Title IX: Creating a Safer Campus

Title IX is a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education programs and activities that receive federal funds. Receive a brief overview of Title IX obligations and relevant definitions as it applies to all U of I employees and students.

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Many Nations, One Family: Strengthening Connections With Indigenous Students

Develop an increased knowledge and understanding of the complex and rich backgrounds of the vast American Indian Nations, each having their own distinct culture.

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More Than Tequila and Tacos: Re-framing Cinco de Mayo

Learn how to avoid stereotypes created by the misconceptions about Mexican culture and Cinco de Mayo. This interactive workshop will help participants enhance their cultural competence.

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Respectful Communication: Transforming Debate to Dialogue

Learn how to engage in controversy with civility. Experience a shift in thinking with regard to how we relate to one another when we have views that do not necessarily align.

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Safe Zone Training

The Safe Zone program promotes the understanding and inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, asexual, and ally people on campuses nationwide.

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Stop the Hate

Develop and implement campus-wide strategies to reduce all hate crimes. Acquire social justice tools for recognizing, preventing, and combating acts of bias and hate on campus.

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Trainings Available Upon Request

This workshop examines the constantly-changing social standards of masculinity and how they affect men, along with how they are linked to power-based personal violence.



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This workshop takes an interactive approach to representation of gender in the media, including who creates it, what messages are being sent, and how those messages affect us. Learn the skills necessary to be a responsible consumer. 

Workshop description available soon.

The UI is committed to ensuring equality of access and opportunity for our entire Vandal family. We are a richer, stronger, and more vibrant institution because of the unique skills, qualities, backgrounds, and perspectives that each one of us contributes to our campus community. Discover our commitment to inclusive excellence, and join us in making our university the best possible place to work, study, learn, and grow!

This workshop will engage participants in discussing aspects of healthy relationships, including how to identify potential violence within romantic relationship, and direct and indirect approaches to intervention when concerns arise. The session will include discussion of forms of abuse commonly found within relationships on college campuses, and how to be a resource for individuals seeking support systems on campus. 

Migrant/seasonal farmworkers make tremendous contributions to our society. Many of our Idaho, Oregon, and Washington farmworkers and family members attend the University of Idaho. This presentation will provide insights on the migrant/seasonal farmworker community, the different academic, financial, and cultural needs that this community has, and how they contribute to a vibrant and diverse campus

The University of Idaho has a Memorandum of Understanding with then tribes in the Pacific Northwest. The UI recognizes and affirms that tribal governments are treated as distinct legal and political entities, with their own powers of self-governance and self-determination. This session will examine the history, definition, collaborative efforts, as well as explore the current work being complete in scholarship, outreach, and engagement with tribal communities. 

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Learn how our social and cultural identities interplay with levels of power, privilege, and oppression in a way that doesn’t lead to feelings of guilt or hopelessness. Identifying oppressive institutional, cultural, personal, and interpersonal systems and our role in challenging them is the first step toward becoming a good ally. 

Transgender 101

This training provides an introduction to transgender identities. Learn best tips and practices for creating an inclusive campus environment for transgender and gender non-conforming students, staff, and faculty.

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To request one of the trainings directly above email edu-training@uidaho.edu. Please view the Women’s Center and the LGBTQA Office for additional presentations.

Physical Address:
Administration Building
Room 201
Moscow, ID
83844-3157

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr.
MS 3157
Moscow, ID
83844-3157

Phone: 208-885-2468

Fax: 208-885-6558

Email: diversity@uidaho.edu

Directions