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Lunch on Us

Join OIIR 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.

Lunch on Us | October 2018

Week of October 8

Wednesday,October 10 • Food for the Soul at BNAACC
Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center, 51 E. Gregory St., Champaign

Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Kimberly Winston, APN, CNP Carle Cancer CenterMills Breast Cancer Institute 

Thursday, October 11 • Lunch @ La Casa
La Casa Cultural Latina, 1203 W. Nevada St., Urbana

Healthy Partnerships, Emily Barnum, Clinical Counselor, Counseling Center

Friday, October 12 • DiversityEd Conversation Cafe
Women's Resources Center, 616 E. Green St., Suite 202, Champaign

Power in the Classroom, Dr. Joe Minarik, Education Specialist, DiversityEd

Week of October 15th

Monday, October 15 • LGBT Quench at the WRC
Women's Resources Center, 616 E. Green St., Suite 202, Champaign

Out of the Closet and Into the Woods: Otters, Wolves, & Bears - Oh My!, Andrew Funari, Events Coordinator, Campus Recreation

Tuesday, October 16 • Food For Thought at AACC
Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana

Chinese Blue & White Porcelain, Maureen Warren, Curator, Krannert Art Museum

Wednesday, October 17 • Food For the Soul at BNAACC
Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center, 51 E. Gregory St., Champaign

Financial Empowerment, Jeff Badu, CPA

Thursday, October 18 • Lunch @ La Casa
La Casa Cultural Latina, 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana

Musical Performance, Son Monarcas

Week of October 22nd

Monday, October 22 • Dish it Up with WRC
Location: Women's Resources Center, 616 E. Green St., Suite 202, Champaign

Activating Allyship: Men's Role in the Movement to End Sexual & Relationship Violence, Ross Wantland, Director, Diversity & Social Justice Education

Tuesday, October 23 • Food for Thought at the AACC
Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana

Empowerment through Sexuality as an Asian American Feminist, Ti Chang, CoFounder/VP of Design at Crave

Wednesday, October 24• Food for the Soul at BNAACC
Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center, 51 E. Gregory St., Champaign

Homecoming: Celebrating Illinois Spirit & Pride, Homecoming Court Members

Thursday, October 25 • Lunch @ La Casa
La Casa Cultural Latina, 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana

Author Talk: Enrique's Journey, Sonia Nazario, Author

Friday, October 26 • DiversityEd Conversation Cafe
Women's Resources Center, 616 E. Green St., Suite 202, Champaign

The Myth of the Absent Black Father, Dr. Joycelyn Landrum-Brown, Program Coordinator, DiversityEd

Week of October 29

Monday, October 29 • LGBT Quench
Women's Resources Center, 616 E. Green St., Suite 202, Champaign

Adventures of a Disabled Transgender Superhero Librarian, JJ Pionke, Applied Health Sciences Librarian, Assistant Professor

Tuesday, October 30 • Food for Thought at the AACC
Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana

Wellbeing in Asian Cultures/Strengths, Nupur Sahai & Zhenni Wang, Counseling Center

Wednesday, October 31 • Food for the Soul at BNAACC
Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center, 51 E. Gregory St., Champaign

Sickle Cell Awareness-What is Sickle Cell?