The Microaggression Session

This program has been modified to deliver in a remote setting and updated to include content directly related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please direct any questions or accommodation requests to Mikalia Dennis (mikaliad@umich.edu) as soon as possible.


Microaggressions are verbal, behavioral, or environmental slights. They can be overt, subtle or unintentional, and lead to significant consequences.

In this session, participants will:

  • Learn about "microaggressions" and other concepts relevant to this topic
  • Obtain an understanding of the social and psychological impacts of microaggressions
  • Engage in activities and dialogue to unveil microaggressions within the workplace
  • Validate experiences with microaggressions
  • Identify and discuss techniques to combat microaggressions, as a bystander or as a recipient

Audience:

This session is open to all LSA Staff. It is recommended that participants complete a course on Implicit Bias before taking this session.


Upcoming LSA DEI events sponsored by the DEI Office are listed here.





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