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OFFICE OF DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Upcoming Events

Printable fall 2014 calendar of events

Brown Bag Diversity Discussion Series

Topic: Sexual Assault Awareness
5:30 - 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, September 16, Shocker Hall Multipurpose Rms

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Don't miss this important panel discussion over sexual assault. If you have questions, we've got answers. Bring your appetite for discussion. Brown Bag discussions allow the WSU community an opportunity to dialogue about specific issues regarding multiculturalism and diversity. For more information, contact the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at 978-3034.

Hispanic Heritage Month Fiesta

11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Thursday, September 18, Rhatigan Student Center North Patio

Cosponsors: Hispanic American Leadership Organization (HALO), Sigma Lambda Beta Fraternity Inc. (SLB)

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Learn the history, feel the music with salsa dancing and Zumba, and much more.  Be sure to enter your best guacamole recipe for the Quacoff. This event is cosponsored with the Hispanic American Leadership Organization (HALO) and Sigma Lambda Beta. For more information contact the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at (316) 978-3034, WSU building and parking map.

Safe Zone LGBTQA Training

3 - 5 p.m., Thursday, September 25
Rhatigan Student Center 245

The Office of Human Resources and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion invite you to Safe Zone Training. This training is a dynamic, interactive session that includes activities and discussion around: inclusive language, the process of coming out, the power of the straight ally, understanding sexual identity, how to respond to homophobic/transphobic incidents, where to go for help and much more. The goal of Safe Zone training is to provide a welcoming environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and ally (LGBTQA) persons. Safe Zone establishes an identifiable network of supportive people who can provide support, information and a safe place for LGBTQA persons within the WSU campus community. By attending these training individuals are committed to being a Safe Zone Ally in which bigotry and discrimination, specifically regarding LGBTQA persons, are not tolerated. Sign up for Safe Zone Training online at wichita.edu/safezone. For more information contact the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at 316-978-3034.