Forum for Inclusive Culture
The Forum for Inclusive Culture ("I-Forum") is dedicated to ensuring that our University is welcoming to all members of our diverse community and that all members feel understood. This requires building a community characterized by cooperation, listening, and care, rather than hierarchy, inflexibility, and isolation. Our goal is to work together to develop and implement a cultural framework that will ensure we are caring for the physical, psychological, social, and moral wellness of all members of our microcommunities and the Drexel community at large, and that we are modeling norms that are compatible with the evolving ethics of work and social life.
The next meeting of the Forum for Inclusive Culture (“I-Forum”) will take place on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. in SkyView. Please feel free to bring your lunch; we will provide beverages and other treats.
Do you ever feel like the left hand doesn’t know what the right is doing? At our last meeting, we discussed, among other issues, how to break down boundaries that stand in the way of inclusion. It naturally follows: how do we expand our work from our microcommunities to the University at large? How do we become aware of and support one another’s events and initiatives; avoid competing or duplicative work; and develop and promote a common language and system of shared values? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP, provide feedback on the discussion topic, and/or suggest additional agenda items.
About the I-Forum: The I-Forum is an open-membership coalition of students, faculty, professional staff, and community members that gathers no less than quarterly to address issues of diversity and inclusion on Drexel’s campus. Meetings typically begin with announcements, have a central discussion topic, and close out with suggestions, determination of next steps, and troubleshooting. All are welcome to come and participate, and we value newcomers who keep the group fresh and responsive to developments on campus. Join us!