What is DITV?

Diversity & Inclusion Television (DITV) is a dynamic, engaging, 24/7 news and information platform that puts diversity and inclusion to work. DITV explores the impact of current diversity and inclusion (D&I) news stories on workplace relationships, helping viewers to develop skills and promoting meaningful conversations. This innovative solution is ideal for organizations looking to offer large scale D&I training that creates more engaged and inclusive cultures that impact bottom line business results.

DITV Episode Trailer and Segment Clips

Episode 1: Straight Talk About Intolerance and Unconscious Bias

DITV Episode 1 Trailer

Features highlights from DITV’s Episode 1: Straight Talk About Intolerance and Unconscious Bias. It looks at news about unconscious bias and intolerance, and how it influences our world and behaviors; and offers expert advice and instruction on biases, covering and meaningful conversations.

In the News with Let's Talk

Explores current, and sometimes controversial, D&I-related news from the world around us. The segment, taken from DITV’s Episode 1: Straight Talk About Intolerance and Unconscious Bias, ends with DITV’s Let’s Talk questions, designed to engage viewers in open dialogue about the Episode’s topics and their impact on workplace relationships. The In The News segment will help you learn:

  • About recent D&I related news stories such as the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge; women breaking down new barriers and chipping away at the glass ceiling; and other news.
  • How current news impacts relationships, behaviors, and team and group attitudes.
  • Ways to create engagement, positive change and more inclusive workplaces.

Additional related content from the sample DITV Companion Guide below (see pages 6 – 7).

Deeper Dive with Let's Talk

Examines how unconscious bias and intolerance influences workplace behavior and covering.

DITV’s Let’s Talk questions, found at the end of this DITV Episode 1: Straight Talk About Intolerance and Unconscious Bias segment, are designed to engage viewers in open dialogue about the Episode’s topics. The Deeper Dive segment will help you learn:

  • What covering is, why we all do it, and how unconscious biases and intolerance may lead some of your colleagues to cover – mask their authentic selves.
  • How covering impacts inclusion and teaming.
  • What you can do to identify your own unconscious biases and mitigate their impact.
  • Additional related content from the sample DITV Companion Guide below (see pages 10-11 and 14-15).

The Rewind with Let's Talk

Is a creative illustration of the wrong and right ways to approach unconscious bias and intolerance at work using the Meaningful Conversations technique. DITV’s Let’s Talk questions – designed to engage viewers in open dialogue about the Episode’s topic – appear at the end of DITV’s Episode 1: Straight Talk About Intolerance and Unconscious Bias. The Rewind segment will help you learn:

  • The ways unconscious biases can influence intolerance in workplace relationships and how to identify your own intolerant behaviors.
  • Constructive approaches to demonstrate tolerance and build more inclusive workplaces.
  • How the way we communicate can express intolerance and/or tolerance.
  • Additional related content from the sample DITV Companion Guide below (see page 26).

On Demand: Meaningful Conversations

DITV’s On Demands focus on skill building. DITV’s On Demand: Meaningful Conversations segment, part of the Episode 1: Straight Talk About Intolerance and Unconscious Bias package, is designed to help you learn:

  • How open dialogue helps mitigate intolerance and unconscious bias, increases mutual understanding and encourages open expression in a non-confrontational, professional way.
  • The ways a supervisor can set the correct tone for a tolerant culture where meaningful conversation is the expectation.
  • How team members can support and contribute to a tolerant, inclusive culture.
  • Additional related content from the sample DITV Companion Guide below (see page 44).

On Demand: Unconscious Bias 101 (Excerpt)

DITV’s On Demands focus on skill building. DITV’s On Demand: Unconscious Bias 101 segment, part of the Episode 1: Straight Talk About Intolerance and Unconscious Bias package, is designed to help you learn:

  • The fundamentals of unconscious bias, what it is, how it impacts people and what can be done to do mitigate it.
  • That we all have unconscious biases, how to identify and manage them.
  • Additional related content from the sample DITV Companion Guide below (see page 14).

Participant Feedback: DITV Pilot 2018

REFERENCE MATERIAL

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