Beyond Civility To Discuss Implicit Bias During April 12 Public Event

Mar 29, 2016

Implicit bias refers to the attitudes or stereotypes that affect our understanding, actions, and decisions in an unconscious manner.
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The mission of the Beyond Civility project is to teach, demonstrate, and encourage forms of communication that promote understanding of people's’ opinions. The organization furthers thoughtful communication through a series of workshops, lectures and programs. Next month, Beyond Civility is presenting the panel discussion, Implicit Bias: understanding how your biases may contradict your chosen values.

Here to explain and discuss implicit bias are Xavier University Professor of Philosophy, Ethics, Religion and Society, Dr. Gabe Gottlieb; Senior Mediator for the Center for Resolution of Disputes, Bea Larsen; and Retired Chief Circuit Mediator, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Robert Rack. Bea Larsen and Robert Rack are co-founders of Beyond Civility.

Beyond Civility will present Implicit Bias: understanding how your biases may contradict your chosen values at Hebrew Union College Tuesday evening, April 12. For information and reservations click here

For more information on implicit bias or to take the implicit bias test yourself, visit Project Implicit.

WVXU is media partner for Beyond Civility.