Diversity Training and Discrimination on College Campuses

Diversity Training and Discrimination on College Campuses

Build a culture of acceptance and empowerment for the next generation

Discrimination, in numerous forms, continues to plague campus communities.

Omnigo’s Safety Education Program delivers three modules from building community awareness to the prevention of various kinds of discrimination.

The following modules bring understanding and patience to fostering community amidst the cultural diversity unique to your campus.

Racial Discrimination and Classism:

College campuses are diverse communities, made up of unique individuals from various ethnicities and backgrounds, each of whom contributes to the institution's cultural diversity.

This Omnigo module:

addresses negative assumptions related to race, class, equality, and diversity

provides diversity training

illustrates destructive micro-aggressions

illuminates the reality of racial discrimination and racism on college campuses

teaches the valuable practice of broadening one's awareness of other races and socio-economic backgrounds

demonstrates the opportunity for enhanced learning and personal growth

Religious Discrimination:

Learning about other religious perspectives expands awareness, and leads to healthy and respectful conversations with others from various belief systems.

This Omnigo module:

Enhances the individual and communal experience of freedom of religion

Providing practical information related to religious discrimination and religious bias

Enables participants to learn to promote a healthy and safe campus community by respecting the dignity of others

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination

Being part of a healthy and safe community means welcoming and supporting all members of your campus community, including those who identify themselves as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or questioning.

This module addresses sexual orientation discrimination and gender identity discrimination; the need for respect, compassion and sensitivity; and practical actions to prevent LGBT discrimination. It is designed to contribute to an overall diversity training approach.

This Omnigo module covers topics including:

Gay discrimination

Transgender discrimination

Lesbian discrimination

Bisexual discrimination

Important definitions

Examples of being a supportive ally

Support