The Bias Education and Response Team invites you to explore opportunities to create an inclusive environment at Dickinson by exploring our Resources page. Here you will find links to an FAQ regarding the history and function of BERT, a BERT Community Statement, information related to our “Word” of the Month, and general resources for reflecting on a variety of issues including allyship, language and more!
- Bias RESPONSE FAQ:
- 2016-17 Bias EDUCATION programs and events
- 2017-18 Bias EDUCATION programs and events:
- September 12, 2017: BERT presentation for the Enrollment and Student Life Committee (ESLC)
- September 25-29, 2017: Campus Inclusion Week co-sponsorship: BERT kicked off Campus Inclusion Week (September 25-29) on Britton Plaza by sharing resources including the What Can I Do? Ideas for Allies Guide, encouraging community members to sign the Campus Inclusion Week Pledge, and distributing a guide for campus advocacy and BERT posters and postcards. The Week aimed to inspire the entire Dickinson community to commit to making Dickinson more inclusive through seeking educational material, supporting campus programs, participating in training opportunities, and learning more about campus inclusion resources (Co-sponsored with CGSE, LGBTQ Services, ODS, and the PSC).
- Bias Education Resources
- “Word” of the Month info and content (Updated monthly)
- Video tutorials:
- Fostering Civil Discourse A Guide for Classroom Conversations (a faculty and staff classroom resource)
- Additional Campus Educational Resources:
- Popel Shaw Center for Race & Ethnicity’s learning resources
- Women’s and Gender Resource Center resources
- A Recommitment to Dickinson's Values - Inclusion Statement from Student Senate, resolution passed on February 7, 2017
- Conflict Resolution Resource Services: Mediation is a conversation between two parties in conflict, structured and assisted by a neutral third party, the mediator. The structure of a mediation session allows both parties to move beyond their initial positions to discover their own and the other's underlying interests. Learn more about Mediation