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  1. The Contemporary Relevance of Historic Black Land Loss

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/events/contemporary-relevance-historic-black-land-loss

    At the close of the Civil War, Black Americans owned very little farmland but began acquiring it at a rapid pace, so that by 1910, Black farmers owned more than 16 million acres. This, however, would be the peak of Black farmland ownership in the United S ...

  2. Intuitive Eating and Health at Every Size: Moving Away from Harmful Diet Culture Toward Self-Compassion

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/events/intuitive-eating-and-health-every-size-moving-away-harmful-diet-culture-toward-self

    The diet industry in the United State is worth nearly $65 billion dollars and its success can be attributed to a 95% long-term failure rate.  Weight management programs feed on insecurities that are perpetuated by societal norms of beauty and health. Diet ...

  3. How COVID-19 Impacted Food Systems

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/events/how-covid-19-impacted-food-systems

    The COVID-19 pandemic exposed the fragility of our food supply system. While national-level responses to our food supply revealed a lot of weaknesses, the hyper-local response to feeding our communities demonstrated great strength in our mutual aid networ ...

  4. An Identity in Crisis: The Impact of a Single Decision

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/events/identity-crisis-impact-single-decision

    What happens when one decision changes every aspect of your life and makes you question your core identities? Courtney Johnson, Chief Program and Education Officer, from the Ohio State University Office of Institutional Equity, will discuss some of the ch ...

  5. 2023 CFAES Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Speaker Series

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/workshopsprograms/2023-dei-speaker-series

    Please save the dates so you can join us for all events! All sessions will take place on Zoom from 12:00 pm-1:15 pm EST on the third Thursdays in February, April, July, and September. Each session will involve a presentation followed by Q&A. See below ...

  6. The Language of Inclusion: Pronouns and Other Gendered Words

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/events/language-inclusion-pronouns-and-other-gendered-words-5

    Pronouns are tools for effective and efficient communication, and their intentional or unintentional misuse can cause confusion and harm. Using gender-affirming pronouns and avoiding unnecessary use of other gendered words is essential to creating spaces ...

  7. National Day of Racial Healing

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/workshopsprograms/national-day-racial-healing

    The National Day of Racial Healing is a time to contemplate our shared values and create the blueprint together for  #HowWeHeal  from the effects of racism. Launched on Jan. 17, 2017, it is an opportunity to bring ALL people together in their common human ...

  8. Inclusive and Equitable Hiring Practices

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/events/inclusive-and-equitable-hiring-practices-9

    This 90-minute program provides an overview of best practices for recruiting a diverse candidate pool and equitably evaluating them. Participants will examine the role that various forms of bias can play in screening applicants and identify ways that priv ...

  9. Upcoming Workshop: December 8th!

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/news/upcoming-workshop-december-8th

    Workshop: Inclusive and Equitable Hiring Practices Dec. 06, 2022, 1:00 - 2:30 pm This 90-minute program provides an overview of best practices for recruiting a diverse candidate pool and equitably evaluating them. Participants will examine the role that v ...

  10. Upcoming Webinar: December 6th!

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/news/upcoming-webinar-december-6th

    Bystander Intervention: Practicing Intervention Strategies Dec 06, 2022, 12:00- 1:30 pm Description: All too often we witness subtle comments or behaviors rooted in bias that cause harm to others, sometimes unintentionally and frequently directed toward p ...

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