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Onondaga County/Syracuse Commission on Human Rights

Barrie Gewanter
Executive Director

Bridget Owens
Human Rights Specialist

John H. Mulroy Civic Center,
Suite 19 - Basement Level
421 Montgomery Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

(315) 435-3565

 

Free Call from Inmates at Jail or Jamesville: (315) 435-3567 

 

Available & Scheduled Presentations

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AVAILABLE TOPICS FOR PRESENTATION BY HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION STAFF

 

1. The Mission and Work of the Onondaga County Human Rights Commission


2. Welcoming Diversity / Building Effective Relations in a Diverse Community

 

    A full day training using a nationally tested training model from the the National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI)

- For Information about the NCBI go to www.ncbi.org -

 

3. Building Awareness : Interacting with People with Disabilities

 

4. Rights of People Who Have Limited English Proficiency

 

5. LGBTQ 101: Understanding Terminology & Non-Discrimination Protections

 

6. What You Need to Know When Interacting with Police

Other topics in human & civil rights & diversity awareness may be available upon request

 
RECENTLY COMPLETED PRESENTATIONS
 
12/3/15 to Members of Trabajandos Juntos -
Mission & Work of the Onondaga County Human Rights Commission & Rights of Peoiple with Low English Proficiency (LEP)
 
1/28/16 to Staff of Jobs Plus -
Mission & Work of the Onondaga County Human Rights Commission & the New Jail Oversight Committee
 
2/3/16 to Legal Services Staff -

Mission & Work of the Onondaga County Human Rights Commission & the New Jail Oversight Committee

Rights of People with Low English Proficiency (LEP)

 
1/26/17 to Staff of Onondaga Co. Elderly Services Programs & Staff of Contractor Agencies -
Introduction to Language Access Services and the Rights of People with Low English Proficiency (LEP)
 
2/16/17 to Circare Staff at Cultural Breakfast Event -
Introduction to Language Access Services and the Rights of People with Low English Proficiency (LEP)
 
9/28/17 to Circare Staff at Cultural Breakfast Event Panel -
LGBTQ 101: Understanding Terminology & Non-Discrimination Protections
 
12/4/2017 to Members of the Central Regional Planning Consortium -

Introduction to Language Access Services and the Rights of People with Low English Proficiency (LEP)

 

1/28/18 to SMG Ushers working in the OnCenter, War Memorial & Civic Center Theatres
Awareness Training: Interacting with People with Disabilities & People Who Are Deaf

 

UPCOMING / SCHEDULED TRAININGS

 

2018 Onondaga County Diversity Trainings

National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI)* Workshop:
Welcoming Diversity / Building Effective Relations in a Diverse Community

These full day trainings are mandatory for all new Onondaga County employees. However any interested county employee may be able to register to participate, after consulting with their supervisor. If you are interested, please contact:
Human Rights Specialist Bridget Owens at bowens@ongov.net or (315) 435-3565
or Aimee Newton in the Personnel Department at anewton@ongov.net or (315) 435- 3537,

A limited number of slots in each of these trainings are open to the public with Pre-Registration. Contact: Human Rights Specialist Bridget Owens at bowens@ongov.net or (315) 435-3565                                   or Heather Whalen at the YWCA at ywcaadmin@cnymail.com or (315) 424-0040.

NCBI Trainers from the Human Rights Commission can also deliver NCBI diversity training for staff
of Non-Profit Human Service Organizations. For more information please contact Bridget Owens.

 

 

CourseĀ  Number

 

Training

Day

 

Training

Date

 

Deadline

To Register

 

Training Location

2357

Wednesday

January 17th

12/27/2017

County Office Building Room 803

2358

Tuesday

February 15th

01/25/2018

Circare (formerly OCMS)

2359

Thursday

March 15th

2/22/2018

County Office Building Room 803

2360

Tuesday

April 17th

3/27/2018

Civic Center 13th Floor Conf. Room

2361

Tuesday

May 8th

4/17/2018

Circare (formerly OCMS)

2362

Wednesday

June 19th

5/29/2018

County Office Building Room 803

2363

Tuesday

July 19th

6/28/2018

County Office Building Room 803

2364

Wednesday

August 9th

7/24/2018

County Office Building Room 803

2365

Tuesday

September 14th

8/21/2018

Circare (formerly OCMS)

2366

Thursday

October 18th

9/27/2018

County Office Building Room 803

2367

Wednesday

November 15th

10/25/2018

Circare (formerly OCMS)

2368

Tuesday

December 11th

11/20/2018

County Office Building Room 803

 
Full Day Diversity Trainings begin at 8:30 am and end by 4:30 pm. Participants are required to remain during lunch.  Pizza is provided. Participants may bring their own lunch if they prefer. The County Office Building is at 600 South State St. (nearest x street Madison). Training is on 8th Floor.   Parking vouchers are available for the OnCenter Garage.  Circare (formerly Onondaga Case Management) is at 620 Erie Blvd West, Suite 302 (nearest x street Leavenworth) Lot parking is availabel across the street.
 
* NOTE: The Onondaga County/Syracuse Human Rights Commission is an official affiliate of the National Coalition Building Institute  (NCBI) based in Silver Spring, Maryland. For More Information about the NCBI and its programs go to www.ncbi.org or contact
NCBI at info@ncbi.org or (240) 638-2813
 
Click Here for a PDF Version of this 2018 Diversity Training Info. & a Fllier Describing the Goals & Content of the Workshop
 
 

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