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A webinar series titled “Equity Explored” will examine barriers to and successes in advancing equity with multiple events is set to begin on February 27 and run through May 1. Open to all UH students, faculty and staff, the webinar topics include:

  • Know More, Do More: Recognizing and Responding to Stalking—February 27, 2 p.m
  • Māhū and Decolonizing the Idea of Gender—March 6, 10 a.m
  • Managing Microaggressions—March 27, 10 a.m
  • Who Run the World? Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, and Female Economic Power—May 1, 3 p.m.

In addition, the UH Commission on the Status of Women will host a week-long series of webinars starting on April 4, Wāhine Mana: Empowering the Women of UH. The topics of female empowerment include: obstacles faced, lessons learned and successes won.

“We each come to UH with our own experiences, perspectives and identities, and we are committed to fostering a community where those differences are respected and celebrated as we learn and grow together,” said UH President David Lassner in a February 20 email to the 10-campus system on the webinar series. “Consistent with this commitment, the spring webinar series will share critical skills to help attendees identify inequity and create inclusive spaces.”

To learn more about the series, register for webinars and for information on in-person events on UH campuses, visit the Equity Explore webinar series website. The webinar series explores difficult subjects. If you or someone you know needs support, help is available, including confidential help.

The series is offered in collaboration with the Office of the Vice President for Community Colleges System Office of Compliance, UH EEO/AA and Title IX Offices, PAU Violence, Queerify, the Office of Equity Assurance, and the UH Commission on the Status of Women.

UH is committed to maintaining and promoting safe and respectful campus environments free from discrimination, harassment, and violence and offers a wide array of resources, including confidential advocates and mental health counselors, for those impacted by intimate partner violence, stalking, or sexual violence. UH EEO/AA Offices address issues relating to discrimination or harassment based on race, religion, disability, and other protected characteristics.

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