The Multicultural Resource Center has a team of trained staff who facilitate interactive training sessions to foster and develop diversity and multicultural competency through awareness, knowledge, and skills.
The MRC offers workshops/trainings every semester. Due to COVID-19, each workshop will be offered via zoom. Please see below for the June 2021 workshop schedule. The schedule for July & August is forthcoming.
- Power, Privilege & Oppression: Intro Level | Tuesday, June 15th @ 12:00pm-1:30pm EST via Zoom. Register here.
- Beyond the Binary | Wednesday, June 23rd @ 12:00pm-1:30pm EST via Zoom. Register here.
Learn more about the training sessions that we offer by browsing the sections outlined below.
Workshops & Trainings
In this 1.5 hour training, we guide participants through personal reflections to unpack their understanding of gender and the larger representations of the gender binary. We also provide tips to actively practice gender inclusion.
Power, Privilege and Oppression (Intro Level) is a 1.5 hour training. We provide participants with critical frameworks and tools to make spaces more equitable and inclusive. We challenge participants to reflect and unpack the ways in which their identities reinforce inequities in their roles on campus and beyond.
In this 1.5-hour training, we provide participants with critical frameworks and tools to understand how bias, power, privilege, and oppression inform their allyship at Oberlin. This training also gives participants effective strategies to be active allies and practice creating an inclusive environment.
What are your salient identities and how do they intersect with anti-Black racism? In this 45-minute workshop, we delve into identity, anti-Black racism and share strategies to challenge it.
In this 1.5 hour training, we will go through some of the laws and history of immigration policies, challenge participants' understanding on immigration and undocumented students, and help participants gain tools to become an educator activist. (This workshop is for Faculty & Staff only. A student version is offered by Obies for Undocumented Inclusion).