May 1, 2019

DWDI Keynote: The Art of Change While Infusing Equity into A System That Was Designed to Be Equal
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Morgan 109
Description: 26th Annual Dealing with Difference Institute 2019: Confronting Bias for Equity and Peace

Keynote: The Art of Change While Infusing Equity into A System That Was Designed to Be Equal

Bill de la Cruz, Equity Leader and Workshop Facilitator

Implicit and explicit biases are impacting our relationships with self and others every minute of every day. Billís keynote will introduce historical context, bias concepts and what it means to normalize bias as well as present the origination point is the place of healing and understanding.

Refreshments and light hors-d'oeuvres reception to follow as we open the institute.

Bill de la Cruz is an inspiring leader who has been guiding individuals and groups through the process of personal transformation as a mediator and workshop leader for 30 years. He developed his programs and workshops to help individuals and groups build self-awareness, enhance relationships and to help foster positive, sustainable personal growth. Bill has been on his own personal growth journey for more than 40 years which inspired him to develop specific practices designed to help create positive, lasting change. http://delacruzsolutions.com/

Sponsored by WIUís Expanding Cultural Diversity Project (ECDP)
Contact Information:
 Jim La Prad
 Phone: 3092981436
 Email: JG-LaPrad@wiu.edu
Source: Expanding Cultural Diversity Cadre

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