The Office of Multicultural Initiatives offers various workshops and educational resources for students and staff to provide new perspectives and insight to develop understanding and individual growth.
Multicultural Initiatives suggest the following academia for those interested in learning more within diversity and inclusion topics. You may also view the academic catalog.
|International Studies||Social Justice|
|Sociology||Women’s and Gender Studies|
|Women’s and Gender Studies|
|World Languages and Cultural Studies||
Our self-directed learning resources are intended to educate and engage students and staff to advocate and support different student identities at Merrimack College
Safe Zone Training
Safe Zone training shall educate individuals on LGBTQ awareness. This training will explore and cultivate an understanding of concepts such as sexuality and gender and ways to support and advocate for individuals who identify within the LGBTQ community as allies.
Diversity Awareness Training
In collaboration with the O’Brien Center, the diversity training will explore different fundamental topics that will educate and engage students to understand self-awareness to advocate for others. Concepts will include:
- Implicit Bias/Microaggressions
- Power & Privilege
- Accessibility Awareness
- Safe Zone Training
For more information, please visit the Merrimack College Badge Program. To register for any training, please fill out the Safe Zone Training Application or Diversity Awareness Application. Our team can also partner with you to combine some of our workshops to develop tailored presentations upon request.
Recommended Educational Resources
Fall 2020 recommended resources will focus on understanding and confronting racial injustice.