Lead with strength, knowing you are prepared to respond to incidents of hate with deliberate and unequivocal confidence. While publicly condemning bigotry incidents is a crucial first step, civic leaders must go beyond rhetorical response. They must enact inclusive policies and initiatives to build a community’s resilience in the face of hate. Integrate into your leadership toolkit the best practices for addressing bias incidents and prepare to not only put out fires but deescalate the hatred that stoked the flames.
Skills: Analytical Thinking, Civil Dialogue, Community Engagement, Diversity & Inclusion, Empathy, Media Literacy, Resiliency
Time: Non-Credit 3 hours
Level: College, Graduate, Professional Development