this week at OIIR

Learn more about events on diversity, social justice, and cultural understanding at Illinois.

this week at OIIR

events for the week of October 20, 2014

InterConnect Dinner Dialogue Series

College Social Life
Tuesday, October 21, 6–7:30 pm
Asian American Cultural Center

This workshop is aimed at providing international students the tools to make and maintain valuable friendships beyond social media.

OIIR Intercultural Dialogue Series

Cultural Show
Wednesday, October 22, 6–6:50 pm
Asian American Cultural Center

Domestic Violence Community Candlelight Vigil

Thursday, October 23, 6:30 pm Gather; 7 pm Open Mic
Anniversary Plaza, Quad Side of the Illini Union

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 October 20, 2014

Monday :: Quench with the LGBT Resource Center

Location: Women’s Resources Center, 703 S. Wright St., 2nd Floor

Emotional Well-Being: Queer and Trans Students and Getting the Support We Need, Dr. Anita Hund, Ph.D., Clinical Assistant Professor, Counseling Psychology

Tuesday :: Food for Thought

Devon, Diwali, and the Indian American Community in Chicago, Jacob Chacko, AACC Graduate Assistant

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

They’re Not Illegals, They’re Students: Experiences of Undocumented Students, Berenice Sánchez, Assistant Director, La Casa Cultural Latina

Friday :: Conversation Café with DiversityEd

Location Women’s Resources Center, 703 S. Wright St., 2nd Floor

Living the Oxymoron: Interfaith Atheists, Kristi Del Veccio & Adam Garner, Interfaith Youth Core

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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