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2014 Dealing with Difference Institute  

Tuesday, May 13 

1:00 – 1:15 p.m.            Program Overview & Welcome: Gloria Delany-Barmann/Tammy La Prad/Janice Welsch, Co-coordinators,
                                         ECDP/DWDI, Western Illinois University (WIU)

1:15 –4:15 p.m               Presenter:  Dr. Heather Hackman, Founder and President, Hackman Consulting Group Social Justice
                                          Education: An Indispensable Element in 21st-Century Education

2:30 – 2:45                     Refreshment Break (time flexible)

4:25 – 5:00 p.m.             Screening and discussion of short film

6:15 – 7:15 p.m.             Dinner: Earl  Bracey, WIU Vice President of Student Services, & Colleagues (Alumni House)

7:15 – 8:30 p.m.             Reading: Poetry and short narratives: “Aha” Moments in Social Justice Education
                                          
Moderators: Tammy La Prad and Ashley Schantz

Wednesday, May 14 

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.             Light Breakfast Buffet

8:30 – 9:45 a.m.             Presenters:  Dr. David Stovall, UIC, Educational Policy & African American Studies, and Mr. Shaka Rawls,
                                          Educational Consultant, IMPACTing Change Making Social Justice Education Tangible

9:45 – 10:00 a.m.            Refreshment Break

10:00 – 11:15 a.m           Panel: Dr. Tracy Davis, Dr. Heather Hackman, Dr. Rachel Wagner 

                                       Institutional Responsibility and Social Justice         

11:30 – 12:15 p.m.          Lunch:  University Union Grand Ballroom

12:30 – 1:45 p.m.           Presenters: Dr. Tracy Davis, Director of WIU’s College Student Personnel Program, and Dr. Rachel Wagner,
                                           Associate Director of Residence Life, Iowa State University         

                                       Choosing Love and Abundance: Personal Transformations to Advance Social Justice    

1:45 – 2:00 p.m.             Refreshment Break

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.             Break-out Sessions & Reports on discussions: Defined by earlier sessions and participant suggestions

3:00:– 3:30 p.m.             Summary/Conclusion/Call to Action/Commitment/ Evaluations