TrainingBriefs® Embracing Other Cultures (Juneteenth)
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TrainingBriefs® Embracing Other Cultures (Juneteenth)

7 Minutes Level: Foundational

Understanding standing and embracing other cultures is a key part of creating an inclusive workplace free of bias and stereotypes. This course provides an overview of the African American holiday – Juneteeth. Juneteenth honors the end to slavery in the United States and is considered the longest-running African American holiday. On June 17, 2021, President Joe Biden declared Juneteenth an official federal holiday.

Target Audience: General
Language: English

Inclusion

Features

  • Audio Narration

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the importance of learning about other cultures (and holidays).
  • Learn key facts (historical and cultural) about why Juneteenth is celebrated.
  • Build your cultural competency and understanding about others.

Description

Understanding standing and embracing other cultures is a key part of creating an inclusive workplace free of bias and stereotypes. This course provides an overview of the African American holiday – Juneteeth. Juneteenth honors the end to slavery in the United States and is considered the longest-running African American holiday. On June 17, 2021, President Joe Biden declared Juneteenth an official federal holiday.

Celebrating Juneteenth typically offers a wide range of activities – from public readings of the Emancipation Proclamation to singing traditional songs and reading the works of famous African American writers and poets. Other Juneteenth celebrations often include street fairs, cookouts, family reunions, park parties, historical re-enactments and Miss Juneteenth contests. Red food and drinks are also a common feature of the Juneteenth holiday as a symbol of the blood that was shed by slaves.

Industry Settings

  • Healthcare
  • Industrial & Manufacturing
  • Office & General
  • Retail

Compatibility Notes

  • Supports iPhone & iPad App: TrainingFlow™ App on iOS devices
  • Supports Android App: TrainingFlow™ app on Android devices
  • Supports Modern Browsers: Chrome 60+, Firefox 60+, Safari 12+, Edge, Internet Explorer 10+   YOUR SYSTEM
  • DOES NOT Support Legacy Browsers: Internet Explorer 10 and below are not supported


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