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 November 17, 2014

Need a book to read for fun over break? Try The City Son by Samrat Upadhyay, then meet the author as part of the AACC Book Club events next week. Have a great Fall break!

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 November 17, 2014

Monday :: Quench with the LGBT Resource Center

"On Fluidity: Discussing the Fluid Nature of Social Identities," Stephanie Skora, Senior in Gender & Womens Studies, President of CUT*ES

Tuesday :: Food for Thought at the Asian American Cultural Center

“Glen Rhee: Breaking Down the Stereotypes About Asian Males,” Dan Quock, Resident Director, University Housing

Wednesday :: Food for the Soul at the Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center

“The Wheel: Finding Inner Peace and Gaining Holistic Awareness,” Beverly Smith, Assistant Director of Native American House

Thursday :: Lunch @ La Casa

“Parental Influences on the Educational Attainment of High-achieving Latino Men,” Dr. Michelle Cruz-Santiago, Assistant to the Director, Office of Minority Student Affairs

Friday :: Chat 'n Chew at Native American House

“Historical Perspective on the Impact of Chief Illiniwek on Allies to the Native Community,” Joycelyn Landrum-Brown, Assistant Director, Diversity & Social Justice 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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