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Counseling Center Workshop: Reducing Prejudice

Have you ever felt uncomfortable after a statement that focused on your gender, race, economic status, or sexual orientation?

Although people believe things like sexism and racism no longer exist in the United States, “isms” take the form of more subtle, unintentional messages that we receive based on our membership to a specific group. Prejudice and discrimination are far too common; people experience these forms of oppression daily. This workshop will provide a safe environment for students to talk about their concerns and experiences related to prejudice/discrimination and ways to reduce forms of oppression.

When

  • Wednesday, April 9, 2014
  • 5:00–6:00 p.m.

Where

  • Suites on Maple East, Room G-60, Center for Health and Well-Being (across from Folger; go in the main entrance and turn left—or ask at the front desk!)

Presented by

  • Annie Poet, MA and Joelle Bazaz, MA

Attendance slips for extra credit (if needed for various classes) are available.

This workshop is offered through the Counseling Center. See a list of all upcoming workshops.

  • The Counseling Center
  • Suites on Maple East, G31
    901 Maple Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2621
  • Fax: 724-357-7728
  • Client Services Summer 2015
  • Student counseling services are not provided during the summer. For assistance during business hours, contact the Center for Health and Well-Being at 724-357-1358 or visit the Center's main desk in Suites on Maple East. In case of an emergency, contact University Police at 724-357-2141 or call 911 or go to Indiana Regional Medical Center's Emergency Department.
  • For 24-hour assistance, call the local mobile crisis hotline at 1-877-333-2470.