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Diversity Institute Forum

April 12, 2014 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

The Diversity Institute of the College of Southern Maryland invites you to the “2014 Unity in OUR Community” Diversity Forum. The 2014 theme is “Our Community, Our Future”. The Guest Speaker, Mr. Dana M. Jones, Chief Executive Officer (UPO) United Planning Organization will address topics our community and its future.

Mistress of Ceremonies for the event will be Sarah Simmons, Anchor for FOX 5 TV.

Don’t miss The Thomas Stone High School Drama Department as they present vignettes from “The Bully Plays”. Be a part of breakout sessions led by community members designed to help you better understand Charles County today and its future.

  • Defying Definitions” a public conversation and community engagement program exploring identity, stereotypes and diversity. It challenges participants to reflect on how they perceive others, how they are perceived by others and what they understand about themselves
  • “Youth Leadership/Empowerment” a panel discussion with local youth leaders discussing their strategies on impacting their community, making a change/being the change.

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The Diversity Institute at the College of Southern Maryland is working to create opportunities for:

  • Inter-group Dialogue (Southern Maryland Dialogue Project – Defying Definitions)
  • Community Engagement (Choose Civility Southern Maryland)
  • Diversity Training
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Leadership Development

For more information contact Ava Morton, Coordinator, Diversity Institute at [email protected].



April 12, 2014
8:30 am - 5:00 pm


Ava Morton


North Point High School
2500 Davis Road
Waldorf, MD 20603 United States
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