CONTACT: STEVE PARROTT
5 Old Capitol
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-0557; fax (319) 335-0558
"Culturally competent organizing" seminar set Sept. 13
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The Women's Resource and Action Center (WRAC) at
the University of Iowa will present the latest in its Social Change Training
series, "Culturally Competent Organizing", Saturday, Sept. 13,
from 10 a.m. until noon in the Kirkwood Room of the Iowa Memorial Union.
There is a fee of $10 to attend the workshop, but some scholarships
are available. The deadline for registration is Sept. 11. To register,
or for more information, call WRAC at (319) 335-1486 .
Seminar participants will learn practical ways to build to community,
skills for creating inclusive organizations, and information about their
own status as a culturally competent organizer. The trainers for the seminar
are Salome Raheim, associate professor and associate director of the UI
School of Social Work, and Diane Finnerty, diversity resource coordinator
in the UI Office of Affirmative Action.
Seminar participants who need child care should call WRAC at (319) 335-1486,
by Sept. 9.