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Rhode Island College Dialogue on Diversity Committee Presents
19th Annual Multicultural Conference


A Strength-Based Approach to Foster Resiliency in All Communities.”

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Proposal Submission Extended Deadline: August 31, 2016

Saturday, November 5, 2016
7:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Keynote Speaker: Nan Henderson, M.S.W., President, Resiliency in Action

Nan has provided presentations in 45 U.S. states & several countries for a variety of audiences including Upward Bound, AmeriCorps, State Depts. Of Education & the US Military. She has multiple publications on resiliency, wellness, & positive youth development.

Conference Purpose:  The focus will be on a strength-based approach to fostering resiliency for individuals and all communities.  Best practices, emerging ideas, and current research will be explored to connect and create various means for developing, nurturing & sustaining skills leading to achieving a resilient future.

Conference Objectives – Participants will be able to:

  1. Define the role resiliency represents in achieving success for youth, students, marginalized group, individuals, and communities.
  2. Participants will be able to apply knowledge, research, skills, and resources necessary for building on existing strengths, and integrating resiliency strategies into personal and community frameworks.
  3. Identify and explore best practices.
  4. Cultivate partnerships, strengthen existing ones, and develop networks to maximize resources aimed at realizing resiliency for individuals and all communities.

Be sure to save the date and consider submitting a proposal. We hope to see you on November 5, 2016.

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