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Posted on: June 17, 2019

[ARCHIVED] June 26th Fair Housing Symposium: Implicit Bias

Fair Housing Training Presented by Dr. Kris Marsh: Partner, Applied Research Services - June 26, 2019, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Training includes three main implicit bias training approaches: 1) Lectures and interactive exercises to establish understandings of prejudice and discrimination; 2) Computerized Implicit Association Tests (IATs) to help participants uncover their potential biases; and 3) videos and small-group discussion of real-life scenarios.

The training includes the following topics and objectives:

1. Compare and contrast implicit and explicit bias

2. The social science behind implicit bias

3. Understanding diverse populations and implicit bias

4. How to reduce and manage bias

5. How implicit bias can impact procedural justice

6. How to discuss bias with peers and the community

7. How bias can impact city/community interactions

Dr. Kris Marsh received her PhD from the University of Southern California in 2005. She was a Postdoctoral Scholar at the Carolina Population Center at the University of North Carolina before joining the faculty of the University of Maryland, where she has been tenured since 2014. Dr. Marsh’s general areas of expertise are the Black middle class, demography, racial residential segregation, and education.

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