Not In Our Town holds community conversations

Not In Our Town Bowling Green and the Bowling Green State University Center for Public Impact presents
the Community Conversations Series.
The purpose of this series is to provide participants’ with opportunities for new learning and increased
awareness about the topics of social justice, bias, prejudice, and bigotry, while reinforcing the NIOT
core values of respect, inclusion, and safety for all.
Attendees are asked to register for all of the events that they plan to attend. Note that the events
Doing Diversity While Being White and Recognizing and Dealing with Unconscious Bias (Implicit and
Explicit) are both limited to 50 participants.
Doing Diversity While Being White is set for Sept. 19. Learn to be an ally and how to stand in unity with
people even though there are not similar life experiences. Jolie Sheffer is the presenter.
Recognizing and Dealing with Unconscious Bias (Implicit and Explicit) will be held Oct. 24. Biases?
Everyone has them. Learn strategies to recognize and reduce unconscious bias. The Employers’ Association
is the presenter.
Both events will be held from 7-9 p.m. in the Wood County Board of Developmental Disabilities Conference
Room, 1921 E. Gypsy Lane Road.
Also of note, the NIOT BG annual Peace March and United Against Hate Week is Nov. 17-22.