27 Resources

Can the Practice of Mindfulness Reduce Unconscious Racial Bias?

Efforts to create inclusive and equitable settings may be strengthened by including the practice of mindfulness. This short article provides some starting...

Keywords

  • mindfulness
  • racial bias

Best Practices for Outreach and Engagement to Latino Audiences using Community-Based Programs

The Latino community continues to grow at an increasing rate. Latinos have become the “majority-minority,” and by 2043, minorities will be the...

Keywords

  • hispanic
  • latino
  • latino outreach
  • latino programs
  • latino youth development
  • minority outreach
  • outreach & engagement

Annotated Bibliography of Structural Racism Present in the U.S. Food System

This annotated bibliography provides current research and outreach on structural racism in the U.S. food system for the food system practitioner, researcher, and...

Keywords

  • food systems
  • structural racism

An Evaluation of the National Issues Forum Methodology for Stimulating Deliberation in Rural Kentucky

Deliberation is implicit in the community development literature. Yet it is seldom addressed as a topic in its own right. Deliberation is defined...

Keywords

  • hyper individualism
  • national Issues Forum
  • public deliberation
  • public dialogue

Tips for Talking about Race

This 3-page document provides strategies for thoughtfully engaging in conversations about race.

Keywords

  • facilitation
  • race

The Language of Identity

Words can significantly impact our interaction with others. Regardless of our motive and intentions, they may harm or enhance dialogue.

Keywords

  • bias
  • diversity
  • inclusion
  • language
  • word choice

Speak Up! Identifying and Confronting Bias and Prejudice

This nine page document provides some foundational guideance on confronting bias and prejudice.

Keywords

  • bias
  • diversity
  • inclusion
  • language
  • word choice

Guide to Facilitating Dialogues

Dialogue facilitators do not need to be experts on the topic being discussed. Good facilitators help establish a safe environment where participants can...

Keywords

  • bias
  • diversity
  • inclusion
  • language
  • word choice

Civic Engagement at a Glance

This publication, developed by Extension professionals at the University of Minnesota Extension Service, presents a model which represents a holistic approach to civic...

Keywords

  • civic engagement
  • collaboration
  • discussion
  • reflection

10 Ways to Practice Mindfulness and Inclusiveness

This short page offers advice on ways to interact with others to promote inclusiveness.

Keywords

  • inclusiveness
  • mindfulness
  • safe places