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Tuesday, March 20 • 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Diversity & Inclusion - Cultural Immersion Workshop: Increasing Paraprofessional Knowledge in Diversity and Inclusion

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Learn about a Cultural Competency training completed in Nebraska and explore replicating it in your own state. This training is a Cultural Food Immersion of visiting local ethnic markets, cooking and tasting culture-specific recipes, and exploring various cultures through cultural liaisons. 

Session Learning Objectives:
•  Describe and discuss a Cultural Food Immersion professional development project to use with (nutrition) educators.
• Apply and determine a plan for tailoring the Cultural Food Immersion training in your own state.

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Emily Gratopp

Extension Educator, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
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Tuesday March 20, 2018 1:15pm - 2:00pm EDT
Regency ABCD Ballroom