UNEION 101

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UNEION 101 is the introductory course in the UNEION training series. Below you will find a schedule of meetings and pre-session reading/watching materials. 
*please note- UNEION is open to all NCAR|UCAR employees and visitors. You must sign up via the EOD Training Catalog* 

Sign up of  the next UNEION session here. Once you log in, click on the "EOD Training Calendar and Register for courses" link. Please make sure you sign up for ALL FOUR sessions.

Syllabus:

Material:

Session 1 - Our place in society:

An introduction to the many different identities that an individual can simultaneously hold (e.g. gender, race, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation), and ways in which privilege and unconscious bias can affect our interactions

 

Date, Time and Location:

Cohort 10: August 29, 1-4pm EOL Atrium

 

Session 2- Gender:

The concept of gender identity, how gender is socialized in society, how gender can affect workplace experience, and gender-based and sexual harassment

 

Date, Time, and Location:

Cohort 10: September 26, 1- 4pm, EOL Atrium . 

 

Guyland Ch. 3 26 pg book chapter


Gender Bias in the Workplace 2 page document with other resources listed


“Privilege is invisible to those who have it”: engaging men in workplace equality 4 page article *Comments are not meant to be part of assignment* 


Survey of Academic Field Experiences (SAFE): Trainees Report Harassment and Assault 9 page journal article


Sara Connell Brown Bag @ NCAR watch 6:15- 40:20. If you have time the whole video is great! 


Why Do Trans People Make Me Feel Uncomfortable? 7 page article


Deadly truth about a world built for men


Optional readings

The Gender Unicorn

Gender: As Told By Science

Holding space for victims of harassment Content Warning: harassment, assault, violence

How Stereotypes Can Drive Women To Quit Science4 page article

Sex and Gender definitions of sex and gender terms

Men who explain things 3 page article

A linguistic comparison read abstract, intro, discussion, and conclusion

Why women wont apply for jobs unless they’re 100% qualified 5 page article

Faking It: Women, Academia, and Impostor Syndrome 3 page article

 The glaring blindspot of the me too movement

 

Session 3- Race:

The idea of race as a social construct, microaggressions, the effect of society's attitudes towards race, and people of color's workplace experiences

 

Date, Time, and Location:

Cohort 10: October 24, 1- 4pm, CG1 2126

Readings will be posted closer to date of session

 

Session 4- Putting it into practice:

hands-on training in "bystander intervention," or tools for how to interrupt a problematic situation and stand up for colleagues and friends in the moment.

Date, Time, and Location:

Cohort 10: November 14, 1-4pm, EOL Atrium

Readings will be posted closer to session