NEW for 2013

Clown: Accepting Differences

Course# TD1756

Note: This workshop is capped at 16 participants.

Categories: Diversity

Level: Advanced

Type: Single-Session Workshop

Total Workshop Time: 2 Hours

Make-Ups: No make-ups are scheduled for this workshop.

Pre-requisites: None

Target Audience: Individuals interested in taking a fresh and unique approach to understanding their own biases and how to overcome them.

Workshop Description: A thought-provoking and entertaining addition to diversity awareness training, this film follows the lives of three "Clown-Americans" and their families as they make poignant observations about life on the other side of stereotypes inspired by their clown heritage. This unique diversity video combines drama and comedy to explore the effects of bias and racism in America.

The viewer will discover:

  • How biases create stereotypes and barriers.
  • The need to unlearn the language of bias.
  • Negative outcomes of bias filtering out the truth.
  • Embracing and celebrating diversity.

Presented by:  Raymond Brown, Jr., Professional Development Specialist and Meganne Downey, Graduate Assistant, Training and Development

Session Information:
Thursday, November 7, 2013
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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