this week at OIIR

Find out about events on diversity, social justice, and cultural understanding at Illinois this week.

this week at OIIR

events for the week of March 30, 2015

This week, an important discussion on Racial Microagressions at the University of Illinois, Tuesday, March 31st from 4 to 6 pm, Spurlock Museum, Knight Auditorium.  Find out more about this week's events.

report acts of intolerance

Do your part and report acts of intolerance that you see on campus.

report acts of intolerance

To report acts of intolerance: (1) call 911 or 9–911 from a campus phone if injured or if there is concern of immediate danger; (2) send an e-mail to; (3) submit an anonymous report online; or (4) contact the Office of the Dean of Students 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at (217) 333–0050. Help stop hate—report it! Here's why.

lunch on us

Somewhere on campus, every weekday at noon, you can have Lunch on Us. Lunch is free and open to all!

lunch on us

for the week of March 30, 2015

Monday :: Quench/Dish It Up Collaboration

Women's Resources Center, 703 S. Wright St., 2nd floor

"Flaming Under Cover: Flagging ‘Queer’ in a Straight World," feat. ElizaBeth Simpson, M.A. Candidate, Department of Communication

Tuesday :: Food for Thought at AACC

"Lean on Me: Becoming an Active Bystander," Counseling Center

Wednesday :: Food for the Soul at BNAACC

"How Diversity Impacts Teams," Dr. Denise Loyd, Associate Professor of Business Administration—College of Business

Thursday :: Lunch @ La Casa

"Music, Dance, and Climate in Brazil," Dr. Michael Silvers, Assistant Professor, Music

Friday :: Chat ’n Chew

"Navigating Racial Microaggressions at U of I," Kathleen Kordesh & Steffanie Delores, Counseling Center Graduate Interns

view the full Lunch on Us calendar

training opportunities

Find out about training opportunities on campus through OIIR and Student Affairs at Illinois.

certificates, workshops, & courses

Learn more about dialogue, facilitation, and social justice issues.

get involved

Dedicated to diversity? Facilitate important conversations and change your campus!

get involved

Apply to be an I-Connect Facilitator

Diversity & Social Justice Education is looking for undergraduate students to facilitate I-Connect Diversity and Inclusion workshops starting in Spring 2014. During these workshops, new students will take a look beyond “diversity” and focus on some of the skills that we all use that promote inclusion and community. Experience facilitating difficult conversations is a must! The position is paid, and interviews will be held in mid-October. Students of color, LGBTQ, and students with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. Apply now.

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