The Angelina Pedroso Center offers workshops aimed to enhance self-awareness, community engagement and social consciousness at Northeastern Illinois University.

Workshop Descriptions

Angelina Pedroso Center 101

This is a 15-minute overview of the Angelina Pedroso Center's history, services and programs.

Power and Privilege

This workshop examines the concept of privilege and its impact on daily interactions.

Who Am I? Questions of Self-Identity

An introduction to social identities. Participants will be challenged to reflect on their assumptions toward communities outside of their own.

LGBTQ+ 101

This workshop is an opportunity to learn more about the LGBTQ+ identities. Through a reflective activity, participants will recognize ways to support the LGBTQ+ community on and off campus.

Understanding Culture and Cultural Differences

How does culture impact the way we interact with others? This workshop highlights how culture impacts our communication styles and decision-making process.

Customized Workshop

Want to learn more about a topic not listed? Does a combination of our standard workshops better address the needs of your group? Great! This option is for you. Please indicate ‘customized workshop’ on our request form and provide a brief description of what you are looking to achieve. We will be in touch with you to discuss the most appropriate training and workshop for your group.

Workshop Request

All of our workshops require at least two weeks of advance notice and should have at least eight attendees. You and your organization are responsible for providing any required presentation equipment and technology on site. If you cannot provide the equipment, please let us know.

Our workshops are approximately 60-90 minutes long and are good for classrooms, student employee meetings, and student organizations. 

When your request is received, we will contact you via phone or email to coordinate and confirm the details of your workshop. Your request is not confirmed until you are contacted by one of the Center's staff members.

To request a workshop, please fill out the Workshop Request Form.