Supported by RIC Committee on College Lectures
Rhode Island College Dialogue on Diversity Committee Presents
19th Annual Multicultural Conference
"Resilience Across the Board”
“A Strength-Based Approach to Foster Resiliency in All Communities.”
Proposal Submission Extended Deadline: August 15, 2016
Saturday, November 5, 2016
7:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Keynote Speaker: TBD
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:
- Define the role resiliency represents in achieving success for youth, students, marginalized group, individuals, and communities.
- 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.
- Identify and explore best practices.
- Cultivate partnerships, strengthen existing ones, and develop networks to maximize resources aimed at realizing resiliency for individuals and all communities.