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Class Matters: Tapping Working-Class Strengths at the UW-Extension & Colleges (#18910)

4/16/07 videoconference coordinated by the UWEX & UW Colleges Status of Women’s Committee and UW System Women’s Studies Consortium and Women and Science Program.  Features Betsy Leondar-Wright, a leading consultant and writer on the topic of building alliances across classes who speaks about ways to create a more inclusive workplace and suggests ways to better understand and serve our diverse clients. (2007) – DVD  (55:00)

Coming Together: Race in Wisconsin (#18683)

“A sourcebook of youth-driven ideas and activities on race diversity”, this kit uses Wisconsin Public Television broadcasts to spark interest and discussion among 4-H youth, ages 12-18 on the subjects of race and diversity.  Consists of three activity modules – “Understanding personal cultural identity”, “Identifying and dispelling stereotypes” and “Adapting to a new home (immigration). Each module contains a set of video clips to be watched as the basis for discussion and activity.  Modules can be implemented in any order and each will take approximately 45-60 minutes, with the option of continuing for a longer period of time. (2004) – DVD, SOURCEBOOK.

A Peacock in the Land of Penguins: a Tale of Diversity and Discovery (#18295)

A modern-day fable about empowerment, effective communication and team building skills within the context of diversity.  An excellent diversity education resource that can be used with a wide range of groups, including office teams, clubs, organziations, etc.  The accompanying Leader’s Guide provides two seminar designs, discussion questions, how-to’s, strategies, and background information. (1995) – VHS VIDEO (11:00), LEADER GUIDE.