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Diversity Institute

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Institutional Equity and Diversity
Ava Morton
Program Coordinator, Diversity Institute
AMorton@csmd.edu
301-539-4742
La Plata Campus, Room CC205

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Diversity Institute Events

Upcoming Events

See all Upcoming Diversity Institute events here.

Documentary Viewing and Discussion of "American Promise"

Date: Tuesday, February 25
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Location: La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry (BI Building), Room 113
RSVP by February 24, 2014 to amorton@csmd.edu

Join us for a viewing and discussion of the award winning documentary by Joe Brewster and Michele Stephenson Lee. David C. Miller, M.Ed. the Chief Visionary Officer and Co-Founder of the Urban Leadership Institute, L.L.C. will facilitate the discussion. Mr. Miller, has built a national reputation as a leader among people who focus on improving the lives of children, youth and families.

A documentary 14 years in the making, American Promise provides a rare look into the lives of two middle class Black families as they navigate the ups and downs of parents and educating their sons. Through the intimate experiences of these two families, the documentary reveals complicated truths about parenting, while challenging commonly held assumptions about educational access in the 21st century. Ultimately, it asks each of us: What is the American Promise?

Mark your calendar and share with your staff and members, all events are free and open to the public.

2014 Unity in the Community Forum

Date: Saturday April 12
Time: Registration at 8:30a.m. Forum from 9a.m. - 1p.m.
Location: North Point High School 2500 Davis Road, Waldorf, MD 20603
Contact: amorton@csmd.edu 301-539-4742 

Join Us in exploring our 2014 theme: "A Just Community...Our Youth, Our Future"Our Guest Speaker, Mr. Dana M. Jones, Chief Executive Officer (UPO)United Planning Organization will address topics our youth are facing, Bullying, Social Justice, Identity and Civility.

Don't miss The Thomas Stone High School Drama Department as they present vignettes from "The Bully Plays" Be a part of breakout sessions led by community members designed to help you better understand Charles County as a "Just Community" that is concerned for "Our Youth and Their Future".

  • Bullying/Cyberbulling
  • Social Justice
  • Defying Definitions

 

Past Events

Defying | Definitions Monday Sept. 28, 2013