Responding to Hate Speech Incidents with Confidence (Live Webcast)

Register for this webcast to learn how to respond to hate speech incidents in ways that serve students, leadership, faculty, and staff.

Date & Time:

Thursday, October 24, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Location:

The live webcast will be held through Academic Impressions Adobe Connect system. Login information will be sent to registered participants.

Learn how to take care of yourself, your students, and your colleagues in the midst of hate speech.

Hate speech incidents are a growing concern on college campuses and can come in many forms:

  • Controversial keynote speakers and event topics
  • Disruptive student demonstrations
  • Anonymous hate speech written on campus property

Register for this webcast to learn how to respond to hate speech incidents in ways that serve students, leadership, faculty, and staff. In these moments, you may feel torn between advocating for the students and acting on behalf of the institution. We’ll help resolve this conflict by sharing policies and procedures that create safe spaces for students while encouraging holistic institutional responses.

Who Should Attend

Entry- and mid-level student affairs professionals and faculty will learn how to respond to and communicate about hate speech incidents when they arise. DEI professionals and student affairs leadership, such as deans of students and VPs of student affairs, will also benefit by learning how they can better support their teams through these experiences.

Agenda

  1. Advocating for Students – Learn how you can better support your students before and after hate speech incidents.
  2. Encouraging Courageous Leadership – Learn how to communicate and collaborate with senior leadership in a way that will foster courageous leadership around freedom of speech.
  3. The Power of Self-Care – Learn simple tips for how to take care of yourself and your colleagues in the aftermath of a hate speech incident.
All programs offered by the University of St. Thomas shall be readily accessible to individuals with disabilities. For details, call (651) 962-6315.