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“a bias that happens automatically, is outside of our control and is triggered by our brain making quick judgments and assessments of people and situations, influenced by our background, cultural environment and personal experiences.” Sylvana Storey

In this workshop we’ll look at five types of bias each of us have and strategies we can use to reduce our bias and increase
compassion in our communities.

If you wish to support us a $15 donation is appreciated at the door.

Lori Rothstein

U of MN Extension

Lori Rothstein brings a host of experiences in community development – from northern Minnesota to Namibia – to Extension’s Leadership and Civic Engagement team. Before joining Extension in 2010, Lori was a training and facilitation specialist for Tetra Tech ARD in Burlington, VT. There, Lori facilitated strategic planning efforts and provided training on engaging all community members to USAID (U.S. Agency for International Development)-funded projects worldwide. Before that, she worked for Extension’s Horizons program, coaching five rural Minnesota communities through an 18-month process to reduce the effects of poverty through community action. Lori also has experience as a Crisis Corps Volunteer in Kenya, a Peace Corps Volunteer in Namibia, an AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer in Alaska, as well as an educator and consultant for projects worldwide.

Lori is a MN Extensions Center for Community Vitality Educator. Extension’s Center for Community Vitality helps communities in Minnesota make important choices. Our educators will work with your community to address questions or concerns on economics, leadership and civic engagement, and tourism.

Member: International Association of Positive Psychology, Minnesota Association of Community and Leadership Education Professionals (MACLEP), National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals (NACDEP)
Certifications and Affiliations: Bar-On EQ-i 2.0 and EQ 360; Intercultural Development Inventory Qualified Administrator; Technology of Participation Training in Group Methods; Strategic Planning and Facilitating Conciliation; LeadershipPlenty (Pew Partnership for Civic Change); Study Circles (Everyday Democracy); Certified Faculty Developer
Awards:Excellence in Teamwork, NACDEP, 2014; Early Career Award, MACLEP, 2013; Excellence in Programming (Team), MACLEP, 2013; NACDEP Educational Package Award, 2013; Award for Excellence in Educational Materials (Individual), MACLEP, 2012; Award for Excellence in Educational Materials (Team), MACLEP, 2012; Award for Excellence in Programming, MACLEP, 2011; Award for Excellence in Research, MACLEP, 2011

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Date:
March 4
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Cook County Higher Education, Room 214
300 W 3rd Street
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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