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As part of OIIR's mission to create transformative learning, I-Unite draws together over 30 events for all members of the University community to embrace the value of differences in individuals and communities, while exploring diversity and inclusion locally and globally. This campus-wide event is an exciting opportunity for the campus to learn about and celebrate the unique cultures and contributions of faculty, staff, and students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
We hope to see you at I-Unite 2012!
Schedule of Events
Saturday, September 15
2nd Annual Chicago American Indian Center Pow Wow Trip
Elk Grove, IL
Ever wanted to learn about American Indian culture?
Take a trip with us and experience for yourself!
Register at International Student and Scholar Services: email@example.com
Non-refundable fee due at sign-up $20/adult $15/child.
OIIR Cross Cultural Leadership Retreat
8am Saturday until 6pm Sunday
Lake Williamson Retreat Center, Carlinville, IL
Join staff of OIIR as you explore opportunities for
cross-cultural engagement, and build collaborative
relationships and programming. Transportation is provided.
Register at go.illinois.edu/crossculturalretreat
Illinois Leadership Center will host "Intersect" I-Program
Insight is an Illinois Leadership Center i-program focused on building self-awareness and self-management skills. Register at www.illinoisleadership.illinois.edu
Sunday, September 16
Civil Rights Pilgrimage Discussion
IKE SDRP (301 E. Gregory Dr., Champaign)
Come and listen to a group of Illinois students share their experience traveling throughout the Southern US to learn about the Civil Rights Movement.
Monday, September 17
Dennis H. May Conference on Diversity Issues
and the Role of Counseling Centers
Location: Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana
Find more information and register at the conference link.
“The Help” Film Screening and Discussion
2025C SDRP (301 E. Gregory Dr., Champaign)
Join Housing’s Multicultural Advocates for a screening of “The Help” and discussion of identity, community, and impact.
Tuesday, September 18
**HENRY LOUIS GATES, Jr. CANCELLED**
Transparent: An Evening with CNN Journalist Don Lemon
114 David Kinley Hall
Join CNN anchor Don Lemon as he looks behind the scenes of journalism, detailing his own struggle to become one of the most prominent African American men in television news—and inside some of the biggest stories of our times.
Wednesday, September 19
INCLUSIVE ILLINOIS DAY
Inclusive Illinois Day gives colleges and units the opportunity to demonstrate, celebrate, and educate about their efforts to promote diversity and inclusion within the student, staff, and faculty populations at Illinois. Make your online commitment today!
Being an Interrupter: Screening of Documetary "The Interrupters"
SDRP Multipurpose Rooms (301 E. Gregory Dr., Champaign)
Join DiversityEd's Dr. Joycelyn Landrum-Brown as she facilitates a conversation on "The Interrupters," a documentary about three Violence "Interrupters" who try to protect their Chicago communities from the violence they once employed.
Thursday, September 20
Dance “Latin” Style and Healthy Snack
6:30-7:30pm Azuritmo Latin Dance Party
7:30-8pm Post Workout Healthy Snack, ARC Instructional Kitchen
Dance “Latin” Style then Join us in the ARC Instructional Kitchen
for a post-workout Healthy Snack. Please Register by September 18th with firstname.lastname@example.org
Radical Act Film Screening & Discussion
Doors open @ 6:30pm/Screening @ 7pm
Room 62—Krannert Art Museum
Shot in 1995, Radical Act documents the contributions of female artists to the 1990s indie rock scene. Our post-film discussion will be facilitated by Professor Mimi Thi Nguyen. Free and open to the public.
Friday, September 21
Radical Zine Making Workshop
Women’s Resources Center (703 S. Wright St., 2nd fl, Champaign)
Join the Women's Resources Center for a zine making workshop where students will learn how to create and distribute zines. Free and open to the public.
Saturday, September 22
Culture Shock 2012
Let the Illini Union Board take you around the world in a matter of hours. Experience world cultures through performances and great food.
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