[Libs-Or] Diversity Pre-Conference

Bacina, Susan susan.bacina at oregonstate.edu
Fri Feb 18 14:51:34 PST 2011


Please welcome back Dr. Anne Schauber for a pre-conference.  Dr. Schauber presented an insightful and well received OLA session in 2004, "Working with differences to build inclusive communities".  She is a long time diversity educator, having served for many years as State Diversity Leader for OSU Extension Service.  She is currently an emerita professor at Oregon State University and works with Caracolores, LLC -- http://www.caracolores.com/  -- (the website will explain it far better than I could in a few introductory words).


Oregon Library Association's Support Staff Division proudly sponsors
A Pre-Conference Workshop

"Stepping Stones to Inclusive Communities: Communicating Effectively in a Multicultural Workplace"

Presenter : Dr. Anne Schauber, author and educator.

This workshop will provide you with new ways to understand cultural differences you encounter with co-workers and clientele and provide you with ways to communicate respectfully and effectively across these differences.

Date: April 6, 2011

Time: 9:00 AM-4:00 PM or half day 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Price: Full day $85.00 or half day $65.00

The morning session will help librarians and library staff strengthen their cultural awareness and competency, and afternoon session will deal with cross-cultural recruitment, hiring, mentoring and retention.

http://www.olaweb.org

Please consider signing up for this preconference.  Dr. Schauber is amazing!  You won't be disappointed.  You will come away from it with valuable insights, motivation and tools to help with fostering a healthier multicultural library community.







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