Annual Conference Challenge
Ideas for becoming involved:
Read and reflect on the book "Privilege, Power and Difference" by Alan Johnson
Review and examine the broad definitions of diversity.
Learn about your own culture and how it influences your perspective.
Learn about a culture other than your own by:Examine the cultural diversity within your community.
- Watching a film
- Attending another culture's event
- Participating in an online conference or workshop
- Personal interaction with someone of another culture, etc.
- Target a new audience with an Extension educational program or event.
Attend a workshop to learn new skills in communicating with an audience of a culture different from you own.
Attend a local, state, national, or international diversity conference.
Provide an internship or work experience for student from a different culture.
Engage in a conversation with someone on the Kansas Change Agent Catalyst team to learn of their work and potential of involvement.
Recruit an assistant, office professional, educator, etc that is from a culture different than your own.
Be an ally to someone with less privilege than you.
Expand your PDC with someone from an underrepresented group.
Other experience of your choosing.