WHAT: "Diversity in the 21st Century: Preparing the Workforce" will be presented at Colorado State University’s 2006 Diversity Conference. The conference features a lineup of influential speakers, as well as workshops for the public and high school students and University Dialogues on immigration issues.
Dialogues will be held each day of the Conference to discuss issues facing the land-grant institution engaged in preparing a diverse workforce that is composed of native-born individuals, legal immigrants and illegal immigrants.
– Oct. 3 – The conference dialogues start off with "Immigration: History & Human Rights" from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the Cherokee Park Room, Lory Student Center.
– Oct. 4 – "Immigration: Economic & Environmental Sustainability" from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the Cherokee Park Room, Lory Student Center.
– Oct. 5 – "Immigration: Access to Higher Education" from 2:30-4:30p.m in the Cherokee Park Room, Lory Student Center.
For more information about the University Dialogues focusing on the issue of immigration, visit www.diversity.colostate.edu/index.asp?url=2006Conference/dialogues_06.
WHEN/WHERE: Oct. 3-5 at the Colorado State University Lory Student Center on campus
DETAILS: The conference also offers workshops for the public and high school students on a variety of topics. The workshops are designed to address multiple issues for varying audiences including race, ethnicity, gender, disability, the multi-generational workforce and sexual orientation.
The conference closes with an evening of dance and music sponsored by El Centro at 7 p.m. in the Lory Student Center Theater.
For a complete schedule of events for the 2006 Diversity Conference visit www.diversity.colostate.edu.
For more information, please contact Jennifer Dimas at (970) 491-1543 or Jennifer.Dimas@Colostate.edu.