SPEAKERSí BUREAU HANDBOOK

for

 DIALOGUES ON DIVERSITY

 by the

 MONMOUTH COUNTY HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION

 

March 2005

 

CONTENTS

 

1. As a Speaker Representing the MCHRC

 

2. Commission Background

 

3. Basic Bias-Discrimination Speech

 

4. Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is (several tips on public speaking)

 

5. Tailor Your Speeches to the Audience Size

 

6. Hints on Handouts

 

7. Skills Needed for "Success" in a Culturally Diverse Society

 

8. Examples of Types of Bias

 

9. DefinitionsЊ

 

10. Definitions Exercise

 

11. Forms that Bias-Motivated Violence Might Take

 

12. Cycle of Misunderstanding

 

13. Hate Violence Progression--Pyramid of Prejudice

 

14. Speaker's Goals

 

15. Exercise for Somewhat Diverse Group

 

16. Panel Speak Out

 

17. Stereotype Activity, Concentric Circles

 

18. What You Can Do at a Personal or Group Level

 

19. Don't Just Stand There (appropriate responses)

 

20. 10 Ways to Nurture toleranceЊ

 

21. Teaching Children to Resist Bias, What Parents can do (Colored pamphlet)

 

22. Teaching Young Children to Resist Bias (2pp)†† Њ

 

23.  Hispanic Facts (Census)

 

24.  Immigration Facts

 

25.  Asian Facts

 

26. About the N.J. Law Against Discrimination (LAD)

 

27. EEOC Facts About Sexual Harassment

 

28. Descent into the Swamp, Levels of Sexual HarassmentЊ

 

29. Just the Facts/Impact of Sexual Harassment

 

30. What are Examples of a Hostile or Offensive Work Environment?

 

31. What is Sexual Harassment?

 

32  Examples of What May be Considered Sexual Harassment

 

33. What Employees Should Know About Sexual Harassment

 

34. Ageism

 

35. The Problem with "Challenge"   Њ

 

36. Beyond the AP Stylebook

 

37. Terminology (For people who have disabilities)Њ

 

38. It's the Person First --Then the Disability   Њ

 

39. DONTs and DOs   Њ

 

40. Guidelines for Talking About Disability

 

41. Hate Headlines

 

42. Examples of Subtle Homophobia, Heterosexualism, and Sexism

 

43. Terminology--Suggestions for Gay..

 

44. Remember Me?  (Gossip)

 

45. Communications Support Team Questionnaire for Groups Seeking Speakers

 

46.  MCHRC Speaker's Bureau Evaluation Form

 

47. MCHRC Police Visor Card  (with MCHRC contact information)Њ

 

          ( Њ denotes suggested handouts)