Engaging Communities Book Raffle!


Contributed by Katie Sack

The Office of Human Resources will be raffling 10 of Howard Ross' books on Friday, February 1st to registered participants. You must be registered for the event by 12pm on Friday, February 1st to be entered into the book raffle.

Registration for the Engaging Communities Presentation and the Dialog Session is open to all faculty, staff and students!

"There are no walls that separate the society we live in from the businesses and organizations we work in. If we expect to achieve all the benefits of diversity and inclusion in our workplace (greater creativity, productivity, and profit), then we will need to create a society to live in that values that diversity and inclusion as well.” (Excerpt from Reinventing Diversity: Transforming Organizational Community to Strengthen People, Purpose, and Performance)

Howard Ross is a lifelong social justice advocate and considered one of the world’s most influential thought leaders on identifying and addressing unconscious bias. Howard has specialized in the synthesis of neuro-cognitive and social science research and direct application regarding Diversity, Inclusion, Equity and Accessibility work. He is the author of

The books, Everyday Bias and Our Search for Belonging, are currently available for purchase at the Campus Store and will be available for purchase at the event as well. 

Schedule of Events

8:30am – Hot Breakfast Buffet Opens in Emerson Suites
9:00am – Engaging Communities Presentation in Emerson Suites
10:15am – Book Sale and Signing in North Foyer
11:30am – Dialog Session with Howard Ross in Klingenstien Lounge  

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Katie Sack at ksack@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-1208. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.