Roos Advocate for Community Change Faculty and Staff Mandatory Training – Now available asynchronously online!

As a part of Roos Advocate for Community Change and UMKC’s commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, all faculty and staff are required to complete “Unconscious Bias, Microaggressions and What to Do About Them.”

This training will help us all cultivate a deeper understanding of bias, identify microaggressions and learn ways to respond when we see them in ourselves and others.

Click HERE to complete the online training, if you haven’t completed it already – online or in person, or follow this link: https://umsystem.skillport.com/skillportfe/main.action?path=summary/CUSTOMER_DEFINED/_scorm12_spumsystem_umkc_dei_biasmicroaggression

Session details

What: A 30-minute recorded training on “Unconscious Bias, Microaggressions and What to Do About Them.”

When: Training must be completed by September 1, 2021
Who: All benefit-eligible faculty and staff, including supervisors.

Note: If you took either “The Science of Unconscious Bias” or “Communicating Respectfully in a Diverse World” in 2020 or 2021, or you took the live training for “Unconscious Bias, Microaggressions and What to Do About Them” during the Fall 2020 semester, you have already fulfilled this requirement. Please see your HR Learning plan through MyLearn for reference.

Call for Change

The “Unconscious Bias, Microaggressions, and What to Do About Them” training is one part of Chancellor Mauli Agrawal’s initiative Roos Advocate for Community Change to help heal and transform the community in light of the murders of George Floyd’s, Breyonna Taylor, and more and the subsequent national conversation about racism. Other actions in this initiative include the Critical Conversations series, virtual resource center and Troost to Prospect partnerships. For more information visit our website: Roos Advocate for Community Change.