Diversity Institute at CSM Hosts Community Focus Groups for Charles County Residents

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The Diversity Institute at the College of Southern Maryland is seeking community input from Charles County residents as part of the institute's ongoing efforts to shape a stronger Charles County. Focus groups are scheduled for community input on Oct. 6, 8, 14, 20 and 21.

Input gathered from focus group participants, coupled with feedback provided during breakout sessions at the 2015 Unity in Our Community Diversity Forum, will help in shaping the institute's goals and priorities.

?This is an exciting time for Charles County as we work together to shape an environment that will help promote inclusion, respect and unity in our community,? said Makeba Clay, associate vice president of CSM?s Institutional Equity and Diversity Office.

For information on the focus groups, contact Maria Maddox, mmaddox1@csmd.edu or 301-934-7659. For information on the Diversity Institute, visit http://www.csmd.edu/diversityinstitute.

Calendar

?Shaping a Stronger Charles County? Focus Group. 6:30-8 p.m., Oct. 6 and 8. College of Southern Maryland La Plata Campus, Community Education (CE) Building, Room 101, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Charles County residents are invited to participate and provide feedback through a focus group on ways to shape a stronger Charles County. This follow-on to the Unity in Our Community Diversity Forum, will help shape the goals and priorities of the Diversity Institute at the College of Southern Maryland. Free. RSVP to Maria Maddox, mmaddox1@csmd.edu or 301-934-7659.

 

?Shaping a Stronger Charles County? Focus Group. 2:30-4 p.m., Oct. 14. College of Southern Maryland La Plata Campus, Community Education (CE) Building, Room 101, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Charles County residents are invited to participate and provide feedback through a focus group on ways to shape a stronger Charles County. This follow-on to the Unity in Our Community Diversity Forum, will help shape the goals and priorities of the Diversity Institute at the College of Southern Maryland. Free. RSVP to Maria Maddox, mmaddox1@csmd.edu or 301-934-7659.

 

?Shaping a Stronger Charles County? Focus Group. 6:30-8 p.m., Oct. 20-21. South Potomac Church, 4915 Crain Highway/301 South, White Plains. Charles County residents are invited to participate and provide feedback through a focus group on ways to shape a stronger Charles County. This follow-on to the Unity in Our Community Diversity Forum, will help shape the goals and priorities of the Diversity Institute at the College of Southern Maryland. Free. RSVP to Maria Maddox, mmaddox1@csmd.edu or 301-934-7659.

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