Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Belonging, & Accessibility

Webinar Series

The DEIBA committee has a bimonthly educational series to keep Capital District Kiwanis Family members from Kiwanis, CKI, Key Club, and Aktion Club up-to-date on the subject of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. The series is held via Zoom. We welcome your participation!

Upcoming Webinar

September 19 | 7:00 PM

Speaker: Robbie Chulick, Assistant Dean of Students – The University of Virginia’s College at Wise

Presentation Title: Understanding The Impact of Bias and Microaggressions on Groups and Organizations

Presentation Abstract: Relationship building is key to success with any group or organization in today’s society. It is imperative for your club to foster an inclusive and welcoming climate for all. However, have you ever thought about why someone may not join a club, organization, or team? In this training, you will learn to understand how bias and microaggressions can affect the relationship a group can have with each other and the communities they serve. Strategies will be presented on how to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for all, regardless of age, race, sex, gender, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status. Tactics will also be presented on how to intervene and address any acts of bias or microaggressions that may arise within our Kiwanis family.

Past Webinars

June 2023Implicit Bias 101: What Is It?What is Implicit Bias? How do I know If I have it? Does this mean I have prejudiced views? Learn how understanding your bias can make you a better ally to your friends and neighbors of color.View Presentation
February 2023Creating a Sense of Belonging in Your ClubDo you have trouble attracting new members to your club? When you do find individuals to join your service efforts, does it feel as if they do not stay for long? Baffled as to why this might be? Join members of the Capital District Kiwanis Family for this interactive online workshop designed to help you assess the culture and normative behaviors of your club to determine action steps you might take to increase a sense of belonging for your current and future club members. Watch Here
November 2022Why DEI?What are diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) anyway? Why are they relevant to our service work in the Kiwanis family? Join the Capital District Kiwanis Family Committee on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion as we explore common DEI challenges and how they might appear in our clubs, divisions, and regions. Guest presenters AJ and Adrienne Young will help us to learn more about the many facets of inclusion and discover some helpful resources to implement in our service work.
Presented by: AJ and Adrienne Young, founders, LIFEworks Project 
Watch Here