NMCI's 20th Annual Conference Coming Up in May

National MultiCultural Institute's 20th Annual Conference will be held May 19-22, 2005 in Bethesda, Maryland. This year's theme is "Cultural Liberty: Championing Diversity, Equity & Human Rights." NMCI?’s conferences bring together practitioners from across the country and around the world to explore diversity and multiculturalism in both personal and professional contexts. Leaders from academia, business, and government present the latest thinking and action on diversity issues to conference participants. NMCI conferences offer a large variety of workshops on issues that define and redefine the diversity field. Click below for the rest of the announcement.

NMCI is highly regarded for its intensive Training of Trainers series and other 4-day and 2-day workshops, bringing together a multidisciplinary group of participants from across the U.S. and several countries from management, administration, human resources, education, and social and health services.

Workshops will include:

4 Day Workshops
Thursday ?– Sunday
May 19-22

A. Training of Trainers I: Developing Introductory Diversity Workshop

B. Training of Trainers (II): Developing Cultural Competency and Facilitation Skills

C. Designing and Implementing a Diversity Initiative


2 Day Workshops
Thursday ?– Friday
May 19-20

101. Exploring Our Cultural Assumptions: The Journey to Becoming Effective Cultural Allies (Introductory)

102. Emotional Intelligence: A Pathway to Diversity Mastery (Intermediate/Advanced)

103. Initiating Cross-Cultural Dialogues

104. Learning Styles as a Dimension of Diversity


2 Day Workshops
Saturday - Sunday
May 21-22

201. Building Cultural Competency (Intermediate)

202. Appreciative Inquiry Lab: A Practical Guide for Organizational Transformation

203. Give Them an Inch and They'll Take You Around the World

204. Coaching: What?’s Culture Got To Do With It?


Space is limited in most workshops. Please register now!



Visit our web site for more detailed information on our publications and additional resources. Order online at http://www.nmci.org/store/default.htm


Developing Diversity Training for the Workplace: A Guide for Trainers
Teaching Skills and Cultural Competency: A Guide for Trainers
Cultural Competence in Health Care: A Guide for Trainers
Customizing Diversity Training with Case Vignettes
Multicultural Case Studies: Tools for Training
A Diversity Glossary


Crossing Cultures in Mental Health
Race, Ethnicity and Self: Identity in Multicultural Perspectives



The National MultiCultural Institute has been a leader in the field of diversity since its inception in 1983. A private non-profit organization, its mission is to work with individuals, organizations, and communities in creating a society that is strengthened and empowered by its diversity. Through its programs, NMCI leads efforts to increase communication, understanding, and respect among diverse groups and addresses important issues of multiculturalism facing our society.

In addition to its National Conferences, NMCI provides Organizational Training and Consulting on diversity issues, publishes books and training manuals through NMCI Publications, and develops Leading Edge Projects such as web-based training.

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Added by Sandy on April 12, 2005