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The Maryland Equity & Inclusion Leadership Program |Program Schedule

Program Schedule

Orientation: August 26, 2021 (9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

Weekly Sessions
Each week has two mandatory sessions:
1. An asynchronous session to be completed on your own via The University of Baltimore learning management platform Monday-Thursday.
2. A synchronous (live) Zoom session on Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Week 1: Program Overview
September 6-10, 2021

Week 2: Equal Opportunity & Discrimination in Maryland; Legal Protections & EEO Challenges
September 13-17, 2021

Week 3: Understanding Race & Racism in the United States & Maryland
September 20-24, 2021

Week 4: Understanding Race and Racism in the Workplace; Understanding Equity;
The Importance of Mediation in Race Disputes; Policy Analysis, and Writing 
September 27-October 1, 2021

Week 5: Understanding the Implications and Interplay Between Ethnicity and Culture
October 4-8, 2021

Week 6: Paradigm Shift: Workplace without Boundaries; Addressing and Transcending “isms”
October 11-15, 2021

 Week 7: Understanding Religion and Spirituality in the Workplace; Identifying Faith-based Biases and Discrimination; Building Awareness
October 18-22, 2021

Week 8: Binary and non-binary Identifications; Gender-based Discrimination in the Workplace;
Title IX Resources and Trainings
October 25-29, 2021

Week 9: Disability and Discrimination in the Workplace; Prioritizing Accommodations;
Overview of Best Practices
November 1-5, 2021

Week 10: Paradigm Shift: Implementing Best Practices in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion    November 8-12, 2021

Week 11: Final Project Assistance
November 15-19, 2021

Week 12: Thanksgiving Week – No Class
November 22-26

Week 13: Final Project Assistance
November 29-December 3, 2021

Week 14: Project Presentations & Award Ceremony
December 6-10, 2021

Contacts

Eleftherios (Lefteris) Michael, Ph.D,  Co-Director
Maryland Equity & Inclusion Leadership Program
Director of Diversity and International Services

Adjunct Professor, School of Public and International Affairs 
The University of Baltimore

1420 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (410)-837-4758
Email: emichael@ubalt.edu

Kara Hunt, Ph.D. , Co-Director
Maryland Equity & Inclusion Leadership Program

Director of Education & Outreach 
Maryland Commission on Civil Rights

6 St. Paul Street, Suite 900
Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone: (410)-767-7656
Email: kara.hunt1@maryland.gov

Diane Geiman, Training Manager

Schaefer Center for Public Policy
The University of Baltimore

1420 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (410)-837-5312
Email: dgeiman@ubalt.edu