Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 73.12
Liaison Jenny McNamara
Submission Date Feb. 21, 2014
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STARS v1.2

Portland State University
PAE-T2-3: Student Training Opportunities

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Charles Lopez
Executive Director of Diversity & Inclusion, Diversity & Inclusion
Diversity & Inclusion-Presidents Office
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Does the institution make cultural competence trainings and activities available to all students?:

A brief description of the cultural competence trainings and activities:

The Bias Response Team (BRT) is a Portland State University community identified group of trained advocates and a central administrative core that works with students, staff and faculty experiencing bias on campus.

The goals of the BRT are:

* To increase opportunities for communication and restorative justice for students, staff, and faculty
* To collect data demonstrating how student, staff, and faculty experiences affect overall campus climate
* To address incidents and trends as they are identified through trainings or other means that will improve the campus climate in regards to bias.

Students, staff and faculty accessing the BRT will learn
Those who file will…

* Increase their ability to identify and access campus resources.
* Learn tools to advocate for themselves
* Understand how to navigate the complexities of PSU

Those who advocate will…

* Broaden their understanding around referral options to other campus services
* Empower targets of bias and increase conflict resolution skills

The website URL where information about the trainings and activities are available:

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