Thursdays, January 28, 2021 through March 4, 2021 starting at 1:00p.m.


Webinar links to be emailed prior to event. 


Marlin Bates
Chair, KACDEP Professional Development Committee



Essential Strategies for Building
Racial Justice and Inclusion

A Six-Week Webinar Series

The Kansas Association of Community Development Extension Professionals is once again proud to partner with the University of Kansas Center for Community Health and Development to bring you lessons from their Community Toolbox. Join us in a six-week webinar series that explores the lessons from their chapter on "Working Together for Racial Justice and Inclusion." Each webinar will cover one or more of the topics listed below.

This professional development opportunity is for any Extension Professional - regardless of your role within the Cooperative Extension System. Through this approachable format to strengthening your cultural competence, you'll gain exposure to new ways of viewing the world, strategies to employ in your Extension work and we'll engage your connection between the lessons and your work.

Topics Covered:

  •      Understanding Culture and Diversity in Building Communities
  •      Building Relationships with People from Different Cultures
  •      Healing from the Effects of Internalized Oppression
  •      Strategies and Activities for Reducing Racial Prejudice and Racism
  •      Learnging to be an Ally for People from Diverse Groups and Backgrounds
  •      Creating Opportunities for Members of Groups to Identify Their Similarities, Differences, and Assets
  •      Building Culturally Competent Organizations
  •      Multicultural Collaboration
  •      Transforming Conflicts in Diverse Communities
  •      Understanding Culture, Social Organization, and Leadership to Enhance Engagement
  •      Building Inclusive Communities

Registrants will have access to all six webinars. The links for the webinars will be emailed prior to the event.