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Reflect, Rehearse, Reset: Engaging in Difficult Conversations on Race

September 28, 2016

When

September 28 , 2016, noon to 2 p.m.

Who

Jon Catherwood-Ginn and Shawanda Williams
Catherwood-Ginn is with partnerships and engagement at the Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech. Williams is a mediator and trainer.

Where

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, M 210
2 Riverside Circle, Roanoke, VA 24016

In this workshop, participants learn a series of techniques, rooted in mediation and applied theatre. Through these techniques, the class will practice navigating difficult conversations around race in order to foster reflexivity and build skills to:

  • Understand and foster empathy.
  • Gain experience with reflexive conversations.
  • Develop skills for navigating difficult moments.