this week at OIIR

Join OIIR for events and programs throughout the semester.

this week at OIIR

events for the week of April 14, 2014

CHAI Time: Minority Health Month

Monday, April 14 from 6 to 8 pm
Asian American Cultural Center Lounge

Project Unbreakable

Keynote Lecture
Tuesday, April 15 at 7 pm
Gregory Hall Room 112

Meet Project Unbreakable
Tuesday, April 15 at 12 pm
Women’s Resources Center

Fearless Photo Exhibit at the ARC

Presentation by artist Jeff Sheng
Thursday, April 17 from 7 to 9 pm
ARC Auditorium

find out more about events this week

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 April 14, 2014

Monday, April 14 — Dish It Up at the WRC

A Feminist Gospel: Advocating for Women’s & Queer Rights in the Church, Rev. Karen Bush, Community United Church of Christ

Tuesday, April 15 — Food for Thought at AACC

A Deeper Look into Chicago’s Chinatown, Kelly Uchima, AACC Hermia Soo Intern

Wednesday, April 16 — Food for the Soul at BNAACC

Home to School & Back Again, MENgageMENT

Thursday, April 17 — Lunch @ La Casa

Global Indigeneity: An Alternative Politics of Recognition, Dr. Kate Williams, Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow, American Indian Studies

Friday, April 18 — Chat ’n Chew at NAH

Heart Health: Education & Awareness of the American Indian Population, Special Pops Student Health Concerns Committee

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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