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Maryland Equity and Inclusion
Leadership Program

The Maryland Equity and Inclusion Leadership Program is offered jointly by the Schaefer Center for Public Policy at The University of Baltimore and the Maryland Commission on Civil RightsThe 8-week program combines asynchronous and live online instruction. It is comprehensive, academically grounded, and job-relevant. Participants interact online and in peer groups. They complete a project focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The Maryland Equity and Inclusion Leadership Program aspires to develop, engage, and support current and emerging leaders from private, public, and nonprofit sectors who are interested and committed to helping their organizations become more diverse, equitable, and inclusive at various levels. It is ideal for experienced and developing professionals, from public, nonprofit, and private organizations who want to design, lead, and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives in their organizations.

Who May Apply?

The Maryland Equity and Inclusion Leadership Program is open to executive, mid-level, and emerging leaders who wish to acquire the requisite knowledge, attitudes, and skills to develop and support DEI in their organizations. The cost per person for the Maryland Equity and Inclusion Leadership Program (MEILP) is $2,500, which includes all training sessions and program materials and textbooks. To learn more, contact us at meilp.ubalt.edu.

Maryland Equity and Inclusion Leadership
Program Topics

Cohorts 2&3

Orientation

Week 1: Race & Racism

Week 2: Diverse Generations

Week 3: Religion & Spirituality

Week 4: Group Discrimination

Week 5: Disability & Reasonable Accommodation

Week 6: Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity

Week 7: Economic Disadvantage

Week 8: Creating a Diverse & Inclusive Organizational Culture

Group Presentations & Graduation

Maryland Equity and Inclusion Leadership Program Schedule

Cohort 2

Maryland Equity & Inclusion Leadership Program
Cohort 2

Orientation
January 6, 2023

Week 1: Race & Racism
January 13, 2023

Week 2: Diverse Generations
January 20, 2023

Week 3: Religion & Spirituality
January 27, 2023

Week 4: Group Discrimination
February 3, 2023

Week 5: Disability & Reasonable Accommodation
February 10, 2023

Week 6: Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity
February 17, 2023

Week 7: Economic Disadvantage
February 24, 2023

Week 8: Creating a Diverse & Inclusive Organizational Culture
March 3, 2023

Group Presentations & Graduation
March 10, 2023

Maryland Equity and Inclusion Leadership Program Schedule

Cohort 3

Maryland Equity & Inclusion Leadership Program
Cohort 3

Orientation
March 27, 2023

Week 1: Race & Racism
April 7, 2023

Week 2: Diverse Generations
April 14, 2023

Week 3: Religion & Spirituality
April 21, 2023

Week 4: Group Discrimination
April 28, 2023

Week 5: Disability & Reasonable Accommodation
May 5, 2023

Week 6: Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity
May 12, 2023

Week 7: Economic Disadvantage
May 19, 2023

Week 8: Creating a Diverse & Inclusive Organizational Culture
May 26, 2023

Group Presentations & Graduation
June 2, 2023