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Lunch on Us

Join OIIR every weekday for a noontime discussion, and learn something new. Featuring speakers, panels, and resources at the University of Illinois, all lunches introduce you to the cultures, histories, and societal issues that the diverse communities of our campus face.

Programs take place from noon to 1 pm. Lunches are paid for in part by the Student Cultural Programming Fee.

View and Download the January–February 2017 Calendar (PDF)

Lunch on Us Weekly Schedule

Monday, February 20 • Quench with the LGBT Resource Center
Location: Women’s Resources Center, 703 S. Wright St., 2nd Floor, Champaign

#BlackTransMagick, J. Mase III and Vita E., Poets and Educators, #BlackTransMagick

Tuesday, February 21 • Food for Thought
Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana

Facing Japanese American Incarceration 75 Years Later: A Next Generation Perspective, Rebecca Ozaki, Youth Co-Chair – Japanese American Citizens League Chicago

Wednesday, February 22 • Food for the Soul
Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center, 51 E. Gregory Dr., Champaign

Kid Cudi to Kanye: Black Masculinity & Mental Health, Featured Panelists

Thursday, February 23 • Lunch @ La Casa
La Casa Cultural Latina, 1203 W. Nevada St., Urbana

Mental Health Stigma in the Latino Community, Arellys Aguinaga, Pre-Doctoral Intern, Counseling Center

Friday, February 24 • Conversation Café with Diversity & Social Justice Education
Location: Women's Resources Center, 703 S. Wright St., 2nd Floor, Champaign

Unleashing Your Everyday Social Justice Advocate, Desiree Djezebel Bote, Alumna & Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Chicago


view the Spring 2017 Lunch on Us calendar