The Language of Inclusion: Pronouns and Other Gendered Words
Pronouns are tools for effective and efficient communication, and their intentional or unintentional misuse can cause confusion and harm. Using gender-affirming language such as pronouns and avoiding unnecessary use of other gendered words is essential to ...
Practicing Bystander Intervention Strategies
All too often we witness subtle comments or behaviors rooted in bias that cause harm to others, sometimes unintentionally and frequently directed toward people from marginalized social identity groups. Have you ever witnessed a bias incident such as a mic ...
Introduction to Microaggressions: Small Actions that Have a Big Impact
Microaggressions are common, often subtle expressions of bias, many times initiated unintentionally and unconsciously that can have serious impacts on recipients including shortening life expectancy. In this 90-minute workshop, participants will learn abo ...
Inclusive and Equitable Hiring Practices
This 90-minute workshop 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 evaluating candidates and identify factors that ...
Wits Workout: Feed Your Brain
Family Consumer Sciences Educator, Jenny Lobb, and Josh Edwards are partner to offer you Wits Workout. It is an engaging, interactive, and educational brain-health program. Together as a class, we will work through exercises and activities designed to st ...
Control Your Blood Pressure
Join Jenny Lobb, Family & Consumer Sciences Educator, for an informative session on controlling your blood pressure. Keeping blood pressure numbers in a normal range is important for your health—and for the health of those you care about. Part of the ...
Summer Planting In Your Garden
Summertime in the vegetable garden means tomatoes, peppers, green beans and much more. Now is the time to get those summer vegetables in the ground. Come learn with Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator, Tim McDermott, what vegetables we can plant ...
Fall Planting In Your Garden
Did you know that Fall is a great season for growing, harvesting, and enjoying fresh tomatoes? Come learn from Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator, Tim McDermott, what you can plant right now as well as how to protect your fall veggies from the col ...
Get Active, Understanding and Utilizing Activity Guidelines
Join Family and Consumer Sciences Educator, Jenny Lobb, to establish a physical activity plan for yourself that complies with the American Heart Association’s physical activity recommendations. Part of the EmPowered to Serve series. WHEN: Tuesday, July 1 ...
Salt & Cardiovascular Risk
Review the link between salt intake and cardiovascular risk and break off the love affair with salt and embrace a healthier relationship. Part of the EmPowered to Serve series. WHEN: Tuesday, August 1, 2023, 1PM- 2:30PM WHERE: Mount Carmel Healthy Livin ...