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Resources 

The following resources are available to LMU students, staff, and faculty.  For more information about any of these resources, or to schedule one of the following workshops for your class or organization, please email cathy.eldahan@LMUnet.edu. 

Workshops  

  • Allies Project - Following the national Safe Zone curriculum, Allies Project prepares participants, through a two-hour workshop, to be supportive, trustworthy, and sensitive to the needs and concerns of those who are LGBTQI+.  
  • Cultural Competency 101 - This 30 minute workshop covers basic terms and addresses the cultural competency continuum. 
  • Anti-Discrimination & Harrassment - This workshop takes a look at the self and is aimed at removing judgment when looking at other cultures. Why do we do what we do? Our culture is a powerful and an important component of who we are, and understanding the development of ourselves can help us better understand the development of others.
  • Cultural Competence in Healthcare - Goals and objectives of this one-hour workshop are to:
    • Increase awareness of cultural competence in health care
    • Identify factors that influence culturally distinct behaviors
    • influence students to begin appyling a cultural competence mindset to their future health care professions
  • Customized Workshops - We are happy to customize workshops to your specific needs.  Please let us know how we can help you address topics of cultural competency and/or social justice. 

Videos 

  • "A Time for Justice" - Depicts the battle for civil rights as told by its foot soldiers.  They rode where they weren't supposed to ride; walked where they weren't supposed to walk; sat where they weren't supposed to sit.  And they stood their ground until they won their freedom. 
  • "Bullied" - This is the story of Jamie Nabozy. His ordeal began in 6th grade and only got worse in high school.  But Jamie decided to take a stand - against the bullying he endured and the bullying that he knew other students endured. He went to court and fought for the right to be safe at school, even if you are gay.  His inspiring story offers hope for the millions of gay and lesbian students who still don't feel safe at school. 
  • "Malala" - Tells the remarkable true story of teenager Malala Yousafzai, who was attacked by Taliban gunmen in Pakistan for advocating for girls' education. 
  • "Selma: The Bridge to the Ballot" - The story of a courageous group of Alabama students and teachers who, along with other activists, fought a nonviolent battle to win voting rights for African Americans in the South. 
  • "Viva La Causa" - Tells the story of how the powerless stood up to the powerful and gained their victory, not by violence and weapons, but by their strong will. 

 

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