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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 08:28:55 -0400
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Subject: Rise Above  "-isms"

The Office of Diversity & Inclusion (ODI) is sponsoring a weeklong series of
events to engage the entire campus community in a transformative dialogue on
the "-isms", their devastating effects, and how we can collectively move
beyond them.

Monday, October 20
4:00 – 6:00 pm
#ITooAmMaryland: Responses to Racial Microaggressions*
Round table discussions led by trained facilitators about the impact of
microaggressions on the everyday lives of students of color..
Colony Ballroom, Adele H. Stamp Student Union

Tuesday, October 21
4:00 – 6:00 pm
“From Fallujah to Ferguson: Overcoming Rankism & Creating Dignity for
Presentation by Dr. Robert Fuller followed by book signing and refreshments.
1103 Bioscience Research Building

Wednesday, October 22
1:00 – 3:00 pm
Queer Monologues Open Mic
LGBTQ community members and allies share their personal
stories of rising above heterosexism, transphobia, homophobia, etc. Prepared
and impromptu expressions
are encouraged.
Basement, Adele H. Stamp Student Union
(outside Food Co-op)

Wednesday, October 22
3:00 – 5:00 pm
“Nothing About Us, Without Us”
A community forum for people with disabilities and their allies at Maryland.
Special Events Room, McKeldin Library, 6th floor

Thursday, October 23
4:00 – 6:00 pm
Symposium on the Child Migrant Crisis
Representatives from the Embassy of El Salvador and local immigration and
resource centers discuss the immigrant crisis at the border, in Maryland, and
on our campus.
Special Events Room, McKeldin Library, 6th floor

Office of Diversity & Inclusion
2411 Marie Mount Hall

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