Learning and Development

Advancing Equity using an Intercultural Approach 


The City of Dubuque Intercultural Competency Training Team is offering this four-day workshop on developing strategies and skill for advancing equity and inclusion goals.
The workshop will be held on the following Fridays:  February 10, February 24, March 10, March 24, 2017.  Participants are encouraged to attend each of the four sessions, which will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the NICC Town Clock Center, 680 Main Street, in Dubuque. 

Those interested in participating in these training sessions must complete an application.  All applications will  be reviewed by the facilitators and up to 25applicants will be selected to participate.  Cost of participation is $75, which includes meals and training materials. Click here for the application.  Contact Carol at 563-589-4190 or humanrgt@cityofdubuque.org with any questions or concerns.  The deadline for registration is Monday, January 30, 2017.  
                                                                              
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The Human Rights Department offers learning and development opportunities for individual skill building both within the City organization and out in the community.  Programs are designed to raise awareness, foster improved understanding, and provide tools that can be used to build skills to navigate differences.

Community members and staff from various departments have been trained as intercultural facilitators.  In addition to providing 10.5 hours of intercultural foundations courses for new City staff as part of staff orientation each year, these individuals also conduct the following workshops for the general public at various times throughout the year.

  • Foundational workshops are offered in a 5 hour format and a ten hour format
  • Application workshops are offered in a 4-day format

 

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Awareness of Basic Civil Rights Law


We also offer informational sessions on the basics of civil rights law.  You can learn quite a bit about the basics by browsing our resources or calling to speak with us.  

If you would prefer to attend an informational session about basic civil rights law with a group of interested individuals, please contact us at 563.589.4190 or submit an online form and provide your contact information and the area of the law you are most interested in (housing, employment, education, credit, or public accommodations).  Once we have a minimum of fifteen interested people, we will plan and host a session.

Sign up for Human Rights News under "Notify Me" to receive notification when future workshops are scheduled. If you would prefer to attend an informational session about basic civil rights law with a group of interested individuals, please contact us at 563.589.4190 or submit an online form and provide