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Signature Event | Own Your Privilege: ‘West Michigan Nice’ Is Not An Inclusion Strategy

  • GVSU DeVos Campus - Loosemore Auditorium 401 Fulton Street West Grand Rapids, MI, 49504 United States (map)

Own Your Privilege: ‘West Michigan Nice’ Is Not An Inclusion Strategy

Our culture as a country is more polarized than ever. At the same time, words like inclusion, diversity, and equity are gaining traction as buzz words. Too often, these phrases are nothing more than lip service. As communicators we are responsible for starting and maintaining key conversations within our community. This event is designed for communication leaders, to grow with tools and perspective, to truly support equity in our community and step away from “West Michigan Nice.”

Over the course of the evening you will:

  • Hear real-life stories from your neighbors and colleagues about life in West Michigan

  • Get the opportunity to learn about equity work gaining traction in our community

  • Unpack your own privilege and think through what you can do to promote equity in our community

Host: Inclusive Performance Strategies

Doors open for registration/networking: 5 pm
Program start: 5:45 pm

FEES: $35.00 per professional / $15.00 per student

A portion of ticket sales will go toward forming a WMPRSA diversity, inclusion, & equity fund for exceptional student experiences.

Please RSVP by October 31.