Cal Poly Strategic Diversity Leadership Institute

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California Polytechnic State University

1 Grand Avenue

San Luis Obispo, CA 93407

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Cal Poly Strategic Diversity Leadership Institute

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Many of you gave us feedback on your Cal Poly experience through the CPX survey and listening sessions in Spring 2019. Now hear the results for yourself and learn how you can help move data into action to shape long-term institutional change.

The Cal Poly Strategic Diversity Leadership Institute is a two-day event sponsored by the Office of University Diversity and Inclusion and developed in partnership with Dr. Damon A. Williams and the Center for Strategic Diversity Leadership and Social Innovation.

Please register for sessions today. Capacity is limited.

For accommodations, please contact the Disability Resource Center by phone, 805-756-1395, or visit www.drc.calpoly.edu.

Day One - Thursday, October 17

Keynote

Embracing the Journey Toward Inclusive Excellence: Unpacking the CPX Survey, Presented by Dr. Damon A. Williams

11:10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Cal Poly Recreation Center, Multi-Activity Center

ASL interpreters will be present; this session will be live-streamed.

Day Two - Friday, October 18

Plenary Sessions

  • The Cheetah and the Wolf: Activating Change at Cal Poly. Presented by Dr. Damon A. Williams; 10:30 a.m. – noon, Cal Poly Recreation Center, Multi-Activity Center
  • Panel Discussion: Creating an Everyday Culture of Inclusion. Strategies for Improving the Campus Climate at Cal Poly* Facilitated by Dr. Damon A. Williams; 1:10 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., Cal Poly Recreation Center, Multi-Activity Center

Morning Breakout Sessions (8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.)

  • Infusing Diversity and Inclusion Priorities into your Policies, Systems, and Approaches (Cal Poly Recreation Center, Multi-Activity Center)
  • Strengthening Access to Basic Needs at Cal Poly: Lessons from the Field (172H-146)
  • Activating your Leadership for the Greater Good* (Julian A. McPhee University Union, Room 220)

Afternoon Breakout Sessions (3:10 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.)

  • Understanding the Invisible Responsibilities of Faculty and Staff from Diverse Communities (Math & Science (No. 38), Room 121)
  • Closing the Graduation Gap (Warren J. Baker Center (No. 180), Room 114)
  • Strategies for Actively Demonstrating White Ally-ship* (Julian A. McPhee University Union, Room 220)
  • Leveraging the CPX Data for Institutional Research & Advancement (42-205E)

*Sessions are in partnership with the Student Leadership Institute.

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