Apply for the CIC Mini Course

Interested in getting connected to Creating Inclusive Community? Apply to take the Spring 2018 mini course.

  • Engage in powerful dialogue in community in this Spring mini-course, “Understanding, Respecting, and Connecting: Examining Privi-lege and Taking Action.”
  • Experience the power and challenges of privilege in all its forms by attending a diversity conference off-campus.
  • Put your new knowledge to work on campus through a student-driven diversity and inclusion initiative.
  • Create change through student-led action projects.
  • Share your knowledge and experience via 2018 Stander Symposium
  • Coordinate a student-led conference in Fall 2019.

 The mini course is on Tuesdays from 5:05pm-6:20pm in Rike 206



2017 Creating Inclusive Community Conference

The 2017 Creating an Inclusive Community Conference: Let's Talk! will be held Saturday, October 21, on the 1st floor of the Jesse Philips Humanities Center. Portions of this conference are PATH eligible for students. Registration is not required, but is strongly recommended.  
Register for the CIC Conference Here 
CIC 2017 Conference Schedule

Registration and Breakfast
9:00am – 9:30 am 

Dialogue Workshop
9:30am – 10:00 am

  • Led by the Diversity Peer Educators (DPEs), students will receive a crash course in dialogue, providing an introduction to the rest of the conference.

Opening Remarks
10:00am – 10:20 am

  • President Dr. Spina will open the conference with a brief statement about the importance of inclusivity on campus.

First Keynote
10:30am – 11:45 am

  • Dr. Martha Hurley, Director of Criminal Justice Studies, will be presenting on the issue of private prisons as they affect the country and Ohio, specifically. She will begin by showing the short documentary "Prisons For Profit," produced the ACLU of Ohio, which "examines the first 18 months after Corrections Corporation of America purchased the Lake Erie Correctional Institution (LaECI) in 2011 from the state of Ohio" followed by a lecture. There will be time for audience Q&A following the lecture. This session is PATH eligible. 

12:00pm – 1:00 pm

  • Students will break up into smaller groups over lunch to engage in guided dialogue about the opening remarks and the morning keynote.

Second Keynote
1:00pm – 2:00 pm

  • Emily Anstaett and Sarah Ingles, both current ACLU Law clerks, will present on free speech and the rights of protestors. Along the way, they will look into who the current LGBTQ+ and racial justice movements intersect with these conversations. This session is PATH eligible. 

Third Keynote
2:15pm – 3:15 pm

Dr. Lawrence Burnley, Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion here at UD, will be giving a brief presentation on the effect of a non-inclusive curriculum on everyday conversation and interaction here on campus. Then, he will orchestrate dialogue on how to tackle these problems in and out of the classroom. This session is PATH eligible. 

Closing Remarks 
3:20pm – 3:30 pm