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Webinar: Considering the Census: How Past Questions about Race and Ethnicity Can Help Predict Future Questions about Gender and Sexuality

Register to attend the live training webinar, "Considering the Census: How Past Questions about Race and Ethnicity Can Help Predict Future Questions about Gender and Sexuality."

Date: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm (EDT)

 

Recording and closed captioning are available. All webinars are free of charge.

  • Speaker: Sonnet Ireland, Reference Librarian, St. Tammany Parish Library (Covington, LA)
  • Learning outcomes: This webinar will explore how the Decennial Census has focused on race and ethnicity in the past. This information will then be used to make educated guesses on what gender and sexuality questions might look like decades from now. Participants will learn about the different race categories used throughout the history of the Census, as well as some of the reasons behind these changes. Participants will consider what the Census might look like in the future, regarding gender and sexuality. Participants will have a better understanding of how Census questions can impact society. 
  • Expected level of knowledge for participants: No prerequisite knowledge required.

Upon registering, a confirmation email from sqldba @ icohere.com will be sent with instructions for joining the webinar. To ensure delivery of that email, configure your junk mail or spam filter(s) to permit messages from that address. If you do not receive it, please notify GPO. In order to attend or present at a GPO-hosted webinar, a WebEx plug-in must be installed. Download instructions

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