Models for Unity:
A Regional Conference on Prejudice Reduction

Models for Unity, Cleveland Stateís 11th annual regional conference on prejudice reduction, will take place Wednesday, Jan. 29, from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Joseph E. Cole Center for Continuing Education, 3100 Chester Ave. This year¹s theme is "Models for Unity in Turbulent Times."

Registration fee is $75 with a special price of $20 for full-time students. Continuing Education Units are an additional $25. Scholarships are available. To register or for information, call 216-687-9394.

The keynote speaker will be Joan Southgate, creator of In Their Path, an educational program honoring slave families and conductor families of the Underground Railroad. Last spring, Southgate walked 423 miles across Ohio, visiting historical sites and giving presentations.

Workshops, with guest presenters, will focus on a number of topics, including: Economic Impacts of a Diverse Community; Agencies as Clearinghouses for Awareness and Services; Broadway - Diversity in Progress; Appreciative Inquiry; Physiology of Prejudice; and more.

Models for Unity is sponsored by CSUís Office of Minority Affairs and Community Relations and Division of Continuing Education, the Multicultural Group, Cleveland Metroparks, Richard T. Herman & Associates LLC, the Catholic Commission on Community Action, Girl Scouts of Lake Erie, Euclid Community Concerns, the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity at Case Western Reserve University, the City of Cleveland Community Relations Board, and United Church of Christ Justice & Witness Ministries.

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