• Staff Diversity Development Initiative

    The Staff Diversity Development Committee is one of the sub-committees on the Diversity Initiatives Steering Committee which assist the Diversity Initiatives Office and the larger university community in advancing the diversity mission of the university. 

    The Staff Diversity Development Initiative (SDDI) is a framework for professional development training and educational opportunities that assist Hamline University staff members in: 

    • Developing knowledge, awareness and skills for strengthening their work in and with our diverse community of learners and workers;  
    • Supporting student learning, acclimation and success in the university community; 
    • Achieving their individual professional and personal diversity goals as outlined in their annual performance reviews; and  
    • Assisting Hamline University to achieve our diversity goals and aspiration in their respective roles, responsibilities and units. 
  • events

    Feb. 22
    1 - 4:30 p.m.

    This half-day event focuses on the criminalization of poverty and homelessness in the Twin Cities. Participate in a poverty simulation led by MN Community Action Partnership, designed to help participants understand what it might be like to live in a low-income family. And, explore solutions with a panel of experts that you can take forward in your communities.

    Feb. 22
    2 - 3 p.m.

    Join us for our first bi-weekly discussion group exploring a variety of feminist issues. This week's issue is mental health, facilitated by Jenny Roper from Counseling Services.