Understanding Racism

Credit Option
Non credit
Program Type

Learn how to recognize, define and better understand racism in today’s culture and society.

A brief history of racism will increase your knowledge on this critical topic, and you’ll learn how racism has evolved, is communicated and is reinforced. You’ll develop skills and strategies for recognizing racism in our daily and professional lives.

Can be taken individually or as part of the Diversity Certificate Program.

Workshop Information

Course Date

September 22, 2022

Meeting Time




Who can benefit:

  • Workplace Administrators, Managers, and Supervisors
  • Workplace Human Resource Personnel
  • Workplace Employees and Staff
  • Principals, Teachers, Teacher Assistants and Aides, Pre-K through College
  • Individuals in the Public Health, Nursing, Counseling, and Medical Fields
  • First Responders, Law Enforcement, Emergency Management Personnel
  • Social Development Advocates
  • Any individual in the business, education, social work, and civil society communities.


Phone Number
Social Work Building 209

CarolAnn Daniel, Ph.D. is a full Professor of Social Policy at Adelphi University. Her research and teaching engage critical race studies in ways that deepen understanding of how institutional processes and practices reproduce disparities and sustain racialized inclusions, exclusions, and inequalities. Dr. Daniel has also worked as a diversity and inclusion coach and trainer for both educators and administrators. Her work focuses on building and sustaining a diverse and inclusive educational culture, developing programs focused on creating and assessing diverse classrooms, and facilitating multicultural collaborations across a wide range of social identities including race, class, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, and ability.

Phone Number
More Info
Levermore Hall, 303
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