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Active Bystander Training

Nonviolent Active Bystander Intervention Training

Have you ever witnessed someone being bullied or harassed and wanted to intervene? Or did you intervene, and wish it had gone better? Join students, faculty, and staff of UMB and citizens of Baltimore City as we practice nonviolent active bystander intervention in response to harassment and hate speech. This training will particularly highlight strategies to support immigrants facing harassment in our community.

We will practice the following:

  • De-escalating conflict
  • Using our mobile devices to document injustice
  • Offering support to keep bad situations from getting worse

Event Details

Saturday, May 13
Noon to 4 p.m.
UMB Community Engagement Center
870 W. Baltimore St.

Co-sponsored by the USGA and the Anti-Oppression Work Group, a student group at the School of Social Work. Lunch will be provided.

This training is free.


Karen Campion Bulletin Board, Community Service, Education, For B'more, University Life, USGAApril 19, 20170 comments
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October President's Message

October President’s Message

Check out the October issue of The President’s Message. It includes Dr. Perman’s column and personal reflection on UMB’s Community Engagement Center; a look ahead to Founders Week; revisiting the launch of the Diversity Advisory Council Speaker Series with Marc Nivet, EdD, MBA; a visit with UMB Ombudsperson Laurelyn Irving, PhD, MSW; and the CURE Corner.

Chris Zang Clinical Care, Collaboration, Community Service, Contests, Education, People, Research, Technology, UMB News, University Life, USGAOctober 6, 20160 comments
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HS/HSL Children's Book Collection

Donate Your Favorite Children’s Books at the HS/HSL

Based on the number of inquiries we’ve had about donating books, we’re expanding our holiday giving project to include accepting your donations!

Anyone who wishes to donate books should either drop them off at the Information Services Desk or place them on the shelves near the READBOX display in the library. Both of these locations are on the first floor of the library.

Thanks to all of you who have already submitted book title suggestions. We will accept suggestions (and now books) until mid-January, so there’s still time! Help the Health Sciences & Human Services Library spark a love of reading and increase the literacy skills of the young children visiting the new UMB Community Engagement Center (located in the UMB BioPark at 1 N. Poppleton St).

As part of the Library’s Holiday Giving Project, the HS/HSL staff and faculty also will purchase children’s books – based on your suggestions – for the Center.

Let us know which books were your favorites, or which ones your children love. They may be those you read for fun, or those that inspired, encouraged, or opened your eyes to a new world! We are especially interested in books for children from infancy through middle school.

Look for the READBOX at the library to submit your suggestions and/or donations, or submit them by clicking on My Favorite Books. For more information about the Library’s Holiday Giving Project, contact librarian Mary Ann Williams at

Ryan Harris Collaboration, Community Service, For B'more, Global & Community Engagement, University AdministrationDecember 8, 20150 comments
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