Holiday Series

Webinar Series

 

Are you ready for 2022’s major religious and cultural holidays?
Prepare yourself by learning about some of them … before they arrive.

Help create an inclusive environment of safety and belonging for your teams.

 

Webinar series with interactive sessions presented by two HIU faculty/trainers

  • Wednesdays 10-10:50 a.m. EDT

  • Cost – $45 per session / Discount for groups

For more information, please contact:

Katy Oleary at koleary@hartfordinternational.edu or call 860-509-9528.


Looking ahead to 2023:


March 15 – Baha’i
The Bahá’í festival of Ridván is just around the corner. There are three holy days on which people of the Bahá’í faith may wish to refrain from work.  With approximately 6 million followers around the world, it is very likely there are Bahá’ís in your workplace.  Join us to learn about this global religion whose central teaching is the oneness of humankind.

 

June 14 – Hinduism
Hinduism ranks as the 4th largest religion in the United States and has probably already come to your attention through growing awareness of Diwali.  But how much do you know about Hinduism, which its followers prefer to call sanatana dharma?  Join us to walk into the fascinating landscape of one of the oldest religions of the world, including their beliefs, holiday practices, and what you need to know to accommodate Hindus in your workplace.

 

September 13 – Wicca and Paganism
Coming up next month is one of the most important and well-known Wiccan festivals.  It is commonly known as Halloween and can also be called Samhain or All Hallows Eve.  What is Wicca and how does it relate to paganism?  How can we recognize and accommodate Wiccans in our workplace?  With approximately 300,000 Wiccans in the U.S., come to this session to learn about this fast-growing religion from genuine practitioners.

 

December 6 – Buddhism
The popularity of Buddhism in the West has made mindfulness and meditation common terms and practices.  But what is the framework out of which these practices grew?  Come to this session to learn about the teachings of the Buddha from genuine practitioners.  You will also learn what you need to know about Buddhist holidays and for Buddhists to feel welcome in your workplace.