The 2017 Social Work Day Conference: Shaping the Narrative: Social Work Action for Engaged Citizenship hopes to be a vehicle for helping social service providers move forward.
Matt uses pop culture, news media, and of course, Family Guy and South Park clips to demonstrate the opportunities that arise to learn about diversity in everyday life. His interpretation of these popular cultural icons is engaging and encourages a fresh look at life around us. He identifies the ways that these programs breakdown stereotypical attitudes and behavior toward people’s differences. Matt uses the hidden messages behind family Guy and South Park to illustrate diversity issues in our culture. You’ll…
Please join Diversity Advocacy for their monthly Lunch and Learn! We will be discussing Women's History Month with Dr. Kyle Ciani. Lunch will be provided.
The Commitment to Diversity Awards ceremony recognizes current Illinois State undergraduate and graduate students, registered student organizations, faculty and staff who have demonstrated outstanding curricular and co-curricular programming, service, and research that support the University’s commitment to diversity. Nominations are available through March 8.
Need advice? Ask a question and get help by visiting the Mobile Dean. The Mobile Dean will be visiting various locations across campus this semester to meet students who may have questions about their Illinois State experiences, but aren't sure where to go. Spring 2017 Mobile Dean Schedule March 20, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.- Linkins Dining Center April 4, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.- Milner Plaza April 17, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.- Watterson Dining Commons May 2, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.- Schroeder Plaza
Diversity Advocacy is sponsoring a new series of workshops that examine identity and the ways in which those identities intersect into systems of power and oppression. The series hopes to create an introduction to identity exploration and an understanding of the way in which someone’s identity helps shape how they move through the world and interact with others. These workshops will be led by Jenn Carrillo, Director of Mission Impact at the YWCA McLean County. Diversity Advocacy is excited to…
The University Program Board and ISU's Pride bring will screen the documentary Major!
Get a first-hand account of the Stonewall Riots, a turning point in the LGBTQ community. Miss Major will speak about her experiences in the Stonewall Riots, LGBTQ issues, her activism, and more.
Meet your Student Government Association and Association of Residence Halls candidates by attending the student elections Candidate Debate.
In an effort to provide support to our lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) community, the Dean of Students Office has created Safe Zone. Safe Zone provides students, faculty and staff the opportunity to create safe spaces on campus that are highly visible and easily identifiable to lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) persons. These Safe Zones are spaces where support and understanding are readily available and bigotry and discrimination are not tolerated. During the two-hour orientation session, participants engage in a mock coming-out exercise,…