January 11, 2008


Two major events on racism and race relations coming up at St. Thomas
sponsored by the Minnesota College Personnel Association.
Download fliers for full details.

Workshop Overview
Making Whiteness Visible is a powerful documentary that focuses on the experiences of white people committed to challenging racism in the U.S.

Filmmaker Dr. Shakti Buter will facilitate "Heart to Heart Conversations" following the film.

Workshop Schedule
1:00 p.m. Check-In
1:15 p.m. View Film
3:00 p.m. Heart to Heart Conversations 4:00 p.m. Closing Remarks

For registration details and poster: Download file and Download file

Also, in February Dr. Joy DeGruy-Leary will be speaking at St. Thomas on the topic of Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome, for event details and poster: Download file

Contact Information
If you have questions please contact:
Denise Dieffenbach ~ University of St. Thomas ~


Are you a graduate student in search of grant funding? Learn how to locate internal and external funding sources, to search funding databases, and to set up alerts for new funding opportunities.

The Libraries, in collaboration with the Office of the Vice-President for Research, will present a workshop, “Grant Funding for Graduate Students,� on January 15, 2008 (2-3:15p, 310 Walter Library).

To register, visit http://www.lib.umn.edu/registration/#eventidXX242.


Dear CEHD Colleagues,

We would like to offer you the opportunity to attend the Expanding the Circle (ETC) Two-day Training at a reduced cost. If you have ever thought about attending our ETC training session in the past, now is your opportunity. We have several spots remaining for the upcoming two-day training is January 17-18, 2008.

The cost is normally $350 per participant, but because you are CEHD faculty and staff, we like to offer the training to you for only $100. This cost will include one copy of the “Expanding the Circle, Respecting the Past, Preparing for the Future� transition curriculum, one copy of the video “Finding Our Voice,� continental breakfast, and lunch for both days of the workshop.

The Expanding the Circle training sessions are a unique and valuable resource that provide participants with insight and strategies on how to implement the Expanding the Circle curriculum in their school, organization, or community. Workshop presenters are curriculum co-authors Jean E. Ness and Dennis Olson. The workshops are held in the beautiful McNamara Alumni Center located on the University of Minnesota campus in Minneapolis. Two training sessions will be offered during the 2007-2008 school year. The available training dates are January 17-18 and April 24-25, 2008.

If you would like to register for the upcoming training session, please contact Dennis at etcnews@umn.edu Phone: 612-626-0335 or visit our website at http://ici.umn.edu/etc

Thank you for your interest!


Jean E. Ness and Dennis W. Olson, Jr.
Dennis W. Olson, Jr. (Fond du Lac Ojibwe)
University of Minnesota
Institute on Community Integration
6 Pattee Hall, 150 Pillsbury Dr. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
e-mail: olso1336@umn.edu
phone: 612-626-0335
fax: 612-624-9344

***Visit us on the Web***

Posted by lind0449 at January 11, 2008 3:29 PM