this week at OIIR

It's OIIR Welcome Week 2014! Join us after Quad Day for Taste of Nevada, and more.

this week at OIIR

events for OIIR Welcome Week 2014!!

2014 Family Fun Fest at Orchard Downs

Saturday, August 23, 12 to 2 pm
Community Center, Orchard Downs Apartments

Wake Up Call: The Take Off

Saturday, August 23, 5 pm
Lincoln Hall Auditorium

Taste of Nevada

Sunday, August 24
following Quad Day, 4 to 6 pm

Paleta Social

Monday, August 25, 6 pm
La Casa Cultural Latina

LGBTRC Welcome Back Event

Tuesday, August 26, 4 to 6pm
Illini Room B, Illini Union

Asiantation 2014

Thursday, August 28, 4 to 6 pm
SDRP, 2nd Floor

Cherokee Recording Artist Michael Jacobs

Friday, August 29
Illini Union Courtyard Café, 12 to 1 pm

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 August 25, 2014

Monday—Dish it Up at the WRC

Of Fairies and Fiends: The Magical Other in Grimms’ Fairy Tales, Stephanie Alma Birch, Masters Student, GSLIS and African Studies

Wednesday—Food for the Soul at BNAACC

new location: 51 East Gregory Drive, Champaign
Introduction to BNAACC Staff & Center, Rory James, Director; Ashley Davis & Alisha Elliott, Assistant Directors, BNAACC

Thursday—Lunch @ La Casa

Race Cards, Affirmative Action, and Other Things You’re Not Supposed to Talk About: Unpacking the History of Education for Latinos, Dr. Cecilia Suarez, Visiting Teaching Associate, Agricultural Education

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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