this week at OIIR

I-Unite Week begins! OIIR International Students Welcome, AACC Open House, & the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month.

this week at OIIR

events for the week of September 15

September 15–October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month

OIIR International Students Reception

Monday, September 15, 6–8 pm
Asian American Cultural Center

AACC & AAS Open House

Wednesday, September 17, 4–6 pm
Asian American Cultural Center & Asian American Studies

I-Unite Week Begins

Thursday, September 18

I-Unite: Culture Shock

Saturday, September 20
Illini Union, 6–10 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 September 15, 2014

Monday—LGBTRC Quench at WRC

Navigating the Healthcare System: Barriers for Transgender People of Color, Dr. Margo Bell, MD, Director of Inpatient Pediatrics, Cook County Health and Hospitals System

Tuesday—Food for Thought at AACC

Asian American Activism in the Community, Dennis Mondero, Chinese Mutual Aid Association

Wednesday—Food for the Soul at BNAACC

new location: 51 East Gregory Drive, Champaign
National Hispanic Heritage Month: Intersections of Black & Brown Student Experience

Thursday—Lunch @ La Casa

The Rhetoric of Immigrant Rights Movements, Dr. David Cisneros, Assistant Professor, Communication

Friday—Chat ’n Chew at NAH

Indigenous Women & Activism, Isabel Scarbrough, Assistant Professor and Program Director of Anthropology, Parkland College

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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