Diversity Calendar

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Saturday, February 29, 2020

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

    • 12:00 pm
    • Asian American Cultural Center 1210 W. Nevada, Urbana

    On Tuesday, March 3, Mara Thacker will be presenting on, "Nagraj in Champaign Urbana: All About the South Asian Library Collection." 12pm at the Asian American Cultural Center

    • 7:00 - 8:00 pm
    • University YMCA Murphy Lounge, 1001 S. Wright St., Champaign

    It seems like wherever you look, you’ll find stories of religious strife and images of hatred and violence. It’s no wonder the narrative around religious difference is constantly about conflict. Let's come together to tell a different story. First Tuesday Interfaith Dialogue series occur monthly, and the 2019-2020 series focuses on interfaith in action.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Monday, March 9, 2020

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Thursday, March 12, 2020

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm
    • BNAACC

    Have a question you've always wanted to ask a mental health professional? Counselors from Sankofa- the Counseling Center's Black Outreach Team - will be in the center to be a resource to you!

    • 2:00 - 4:00 pm
    • Asian American Cultural Center

    Whether you want to read a book, watch a video, show your knitting/crochet projects, or try a new recipe, we are here for you!

    • 7:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Psych 32 - Basement

    An interactive workshop that examines many different facets of stereotyping.

Friday, March 13, 2020

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Women's Resources Center (616 E. Green St., Suite 202 Champaign)

    Join us for a workshop titled "Sexual Racism: Navigating Interracial Relationships and Intimacy" facilitated by undergraduate Social Justice Educator Paraprofessionals. Sexual Racism explores the challenges of interracial dating, both online and off. Conversation Café is paid for in part by SCPF.

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Thursday, March 19, 2020

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm
    • BNAACC

    Have a question you've always wanted to ask a mental health professional? Counselors from Sankofa- the Counseling Center's Black Outreach Team - will be in the center to be a resource to you!

    • 2:00 - 4:00 pm
    • Asian American Cultural Center

    Whether you want to read a book, watch a video, show your knitting/crochet projects, or try a new recipe, we are here for you!

Monday, March 23, 2020

    • All Day

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Women's Resources Center (616 E. Green St. Suite 202)

    This presentation pushes back on the widely spread and believed notion that only certain Black hairstyles and hair types are political. When Blacks of the diaspora style their hair, what goes through their minds as they pull and tug, dye and cut, braid and sew, or do nothing at all?

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

    • 12:00 pm
    • Asian American Cultural Center 1210 W. Nevada, Urbana

    On Tuesday, March 24, Sandy Kao will be presenting "Let's Talk about Boba Milk-Tea" at Food for Thought! Join us for a free lunch and learn!

    • 5:00 - 7:00 pm
    • Illini Union Room 314

    This March, in honor of Womxn's History Month, we are thrilled to host the first ever Strive Awards. The Strive Awards are a celebration of gender equity work and activism, and they will honor the world-changing work being done by students, faculty, and staff at the University of Illinois. We hope you'll join us!

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm
    • Asian American Cultural Center

    Yes, you have heard a lot on the news about Venezuela. What are the perspectives of our students? Come and explore the importance of the current political and economic crisis the country is facing. We will also learn about its beautiful rich culture and enjoy some homemade Venezuelan food.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Friday, March 27, 2020

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • University YMCA Murphy Lounge, 1001 S. Wright St., Champaign

    From One Side to Another: Lessons Learned About Dialogue Across Divisions with Farmer and Former Lobbyist Scott Bidner Join Scott Bidner, local farmer, former lobbyist, and DiversityEd dialogue facilitator as he talks about his experiences leading intergroup dialogue courses on policial orientation on campus.

Monday, March 30, 2020

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Women's Resources Center (616 E. Green St. Suite 202)

    As women gain more freedom to change their bodies via plastic surgery, there seems to be a growing population of people who clamor to see “real” bodies and have denounced surgical modifications. What’s a real body, though? And are all body modifications a form of self-hate?

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Friday, April 3, 2020

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

    • 8:30 - 9:00 am
    • University YMCA Murphy Lounge, 1001 S. Wright St., Champaign

    It seems like wherever you look, you’ll find stories of religious strife and images of hatred and violence. It’s no wonder the narrative around religious difference is constantly about conflict. Let's come together to tell a different story. First Tuesday Interfaith Dialogue series occur monthly, and the 2019-2020 series focuses on interfaith in action.

    • 12:00 pm
    • Asian American Cultural Center 1210 W. Nevada, Urbana

    Come and learn about the Holi festival with Asha for Education on Tuesday, April 7 at 12pm!

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Thursday, April 9, 2020

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm
    • BNAACC

    Have a question you've always wanted to ask a mental health professional? Counselors from Sankofa- the Counseling Center's Black Outreach Team - will be in the center to be a resource to you!

    • 2:00 - 4:00 pm
    • Asian American Cultural Center

    Whether you want to read a book, watch a video, show your knitting/crochet projects, or try a new recipe, we are here for you!

    • 7:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Psych 32 - Basement

    An interactive workshop that examines social class and class privilege on campus.

Friday, April 10, 2020

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Women's Resources Center (616 E. Green St., Suite 202 Champaign)

    Imposter Syndrome and Being a First Generation Professional Join Chloe Johnston, former DiversityEd student intern, president of the Black Alumni Network, and associate with the Obama Foundation as she discusses her journey as a 1st generation student and professional overcoming imposter syndrome.

Monday, April 13, 2020

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Women's Resources Center (616 E. Green St. Suite 202)

    Part one of a two-part workshop series regarding sex and intimacy after sexual violence. The workshop will discuss healthy sexuality, sexual violence, common responses to trauma, and the process of healing.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm
    • Asian American Cultural Center

    Pohela Boishakh 1427 is Bengali New Year 2020. Celebrated on the 14th of April nationwide in Bangladesh and in some parts of India with singing, processions, and fairs, this is the biggest cultural festival in the country. “Mangal Shobhajatra” organized by the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka, is recognized as a cultural heritage of humanity by UNESCO.

Thursday, April 16, 2020

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm
    • BNAACC

    Have a question you've always wanted to ask a mental health professional? Counselors from Sankofa- the Counseling Center's Black Outreach Team - will be in the center to be a resource to you!

    • 2:00 - 4:00 pm
    • Asian American Cultural Center

    Whether you want to read a book, watch a video, show your knitting/crochet projects, or try a new recipe, we are here for you!

    • 7:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Psych 32 - Basement

    An interactive workshop that examines religious and non-religious beliefs, and the ways in which participants make meaning in their lives.

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

    • 8:30 am
    • Asian American Cultural Center 1210 W. Nevada, Urbana

    Please join us for our last food for thought of Spring 2020! Outstanding Asian American Alumni Award recipient, Gordon Liao will be presenting, "The Capitalist Activist" on April 21!

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Friday, April 24, 2020

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Women's Resources Center (616 E. Green St., Suite 202 Champaign)

    Conversation Café is part of the Lunch on Us series. Join us for lunch and let our speakers introduce you to, or expand your knowledge of cultural, historical and social phenomena that impact both our campus and society at large.

Monday, April 27, 2020

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Women's Resources Center (616 E. Green St. Suite 202)

    As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, please join the Counseling Center staff in discussing healthy relationships in today's digital world. This presentation will explore aspects of healthy relationships and engage students in a discussion about safety in relationships related to aspects of the digital age including social media and online dating.

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Friday, May 8, 2020

Saturday, May 16, 2020

Monday, May 18, 2020

Monday, June 15, 2020