October 25, 2017 5 - 6:30 PM at the LU Diversity Center
What does it mean to be undocumented? What are some of the challenges and obstacles undocumented students face in education? Come listen, learn, and find out ways to support your peers. Participants will engage in activities to help them understand on a deeper level and find out ways in which they can get involved.
Sustained Dialogue: The Ideological Divide
Option 1: Sabin House Group Room. Monday(s), 10/2, 10/16, 10/30, 7-8 PM.
Option 2: Memorial Hall - 114. Tuesday(s), 10/3, 10/17, 11/7, 10-11 AM.
Option 3: Mead Witter (WCC), Saturdays(s), 10/14 & 10/28 at 1:30-2:30 PM, and 11/4 at 12-1 PM.
All dialogues will center around the concept of Bridging the Ideological Divide, but specific content areas will be unique to each option and will grow organically throughout the groups' time together. Dialogues will be facilitated by a combination of Lawrence students, Lawrence staff members, and community members from Celebrate Diversity.
Cultural Competency Lecture Series. November 16, 2017
Esch Hurvis Room (WCC), 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
This interactive session will discuss ways that targets of microaggressions, stereotypes and 'isms' can respond to bias in ways that are self-affirming and empowering. Social Science research will be reviewed to inform participants’ understanding of concepts related to microagressions and stereotypes. Participants will also engage in case study and role play to practice powerful ways to respond in these situations.