Diversity Events 2017-18

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Fall 2017 Community Conversation Events

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Thursday, September 28, 2017 3:30 - 5 pm, Eagle's Lookout
Community Conversation: Taking the Unconscious out of Bias: Raising Consciousness of our own Biases to Create Change

This Community Conversation will focus on empowering us to reflect on our own biases and privilege and use that knowledge to become more intentional about moving from bystanders to upstanders in order to created more equitable, inclusive spaces. The conversation will feature Sady Fischer, Diversity and Inclusion Programs & Outreach Coordinator within the Office of Human Resources at Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, Rochester, NY. 

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017 3:30 - 5 pm, Eagle's Lookout
Community Conversation: Building the Resistance: How We Organize to Win

Community organizing is the process through which community members build power to disrupt hierarchies and create lasting social, political and cultural change. Come learn the fundamentals of organizing and brainstorm how to use organizing as a tool on your campus and in your community! The conversation will feature Kaelyn Rich, Queer feminist, direct action organizer, nonprofit leadership,word wrangler, sexuality educator, and Assistant Advocacy Director for Chapter of the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU). 

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Thursday, November 16, 2017 3:15 - 4:45 pm, Eagle's Lookout
Community Conversation: Restorative Justice for Community Building

This Community Conversation will focus on nonviolence and its connection to restorative practices, highlighting how Restorative Justice incorporates a set of skills and techniques that have the power to build community, understanding, and creating a safe place for healing to happen - not only victims, but offenders as well. The conversation will feature Maria Engels and Kit Miller Youth Educator and Director, M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence , Rochester, NY. Will be Live Streamed to MetroCenter.


Spring 2018 Community Conversation Events

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018 4 - 5:45 pm, McCue Auditorium, Liberal Arts Building
Community Conversation: Uncovering Position/Power in Sexual Assault ... #MeToo.

This Community Conversation will be a panel discussion with representatives from Title IX Office, Center for Select Respect, The Arthur O. Eve Opportunity for Higher Education Program,Counseling Center and Restore, facilitated by Dr. Cephas Archie, CDO. We will be using a intersectional lens to examine how sexual assault and gender discrimination can affect every person on every level on campus. We will be identifying how these resources on campus will address/respond to these incidents. Our goal is to show how we as community can stand together to improve the campus culture. By working together and having authentic dialogue we can be a part in Building a Better Brockport Together.

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Thursday, March 29, 2018 4 - 5:30 pm Seymour Student Union Building, West Wing Ballroom
Community Conversation: Confronting Racial Bias in the Professional Field

This Community Conversation will be a professional development collaboration with the Faculty & Staff of Color, as well as, representatives of various professional fields in our community. We will be discussing the different ways racial bias can negatively impact the professional field and identifying different skills/resources to combat discrimination. We hope to encourage individuals to respond proactively to bias-related incidents for themselves and others. Our goal is to empower young professionals to work together to change racial perspective in their professional field.

Community Conversation LogoTuesday, April 24, 2018 4 - 5:30 pm Tuttle North, Eagle's Lookout
Community Conversation: Interfaith Relations: Communication, Compassion, and Respect

This Community Conversation will focus on the meaning of Interfaith and what an Interfaith environment can provide and its contributions to communities. Next, by bringing people of different faiths and non-faiths together, we can create a culture that is more inclusive and diverse. Our primary goal is to educate others on the topic of Interfaith and introduce the concept to the campus students, faculty and staff. Overall, by working together and having authentic dialogue, we can all be a part in Building a Better Brockport Together. This Community Conversation is sponsored by the Office of Diversity and the SUNY Cultivating Community Grant.


Fall 2017 Diversity Events

September

Friday, September 15, 2017 from 11:15 am - 12:15 pm, Seymour Union Ballroom
Naturalization Ceremony

Join us as we witness 100 people take the oath of citizenship. The event is sponsored by the American Democracy Project.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 from 3 - 5:30 pm, Union Ballroom East.
Multicultural Mixer for Faculty, Staff and Students of Color and Allies.

Come by for food, drinks, informal planning, networking and catching up. It will give you a chance to meet, interact, and exchange information with faculty and staff of color. During this event cultural groups will have information to share about what they do on campus. Hosted by the Faculty and Staff of Color Interest Group, BASC, and The Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

Monday, September 25, 2017 from 4 - 6 pm, Eagle's Lookout
LBTQIA + Welcome Back Fall Social for LGBTQIA + Faculty and Staff

Come by for food, drink, informal planning, networking and catch - up. Hosted by the LGBTQIA+ Faculty/Staff Group, BASC, and The Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

Thursday, September 28, 2017 3:30 - 5 pm, Eagle's Lookout
Community Conversation: Taking the Unconscious out of Bias: Raising Consciousness of our own Biases to Create Change

This Community Conversation will focus on empowering us to reflect on our own biases and privilege and use that knowledge to become more intentional about moving from bystanders to upstanders in order to created more equitable, inclusive spaces. The conversation will feature Sady Fischer, Diversity and Inclusion Programs & Outreach Coordinator within the Office of Human Resources at Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, Rochester, NY.

October

Thursday, October 5, 2017 All Day Conference. Various Locations
2017 Annual Diversity Conference "Intersectionality in Justice and Equity",

Keynote Speaker invited in collaboration with APS Summer Reading: Wes Moore, 7 pm, SERC
Cultivating diverse communities and inclusive excellence is dependent on the existence of a just and equitable environment in which every member can thrive. The 2017 Diversity Conference will host panels, performances, workshops, and speakers that address "Intersectionality in Justice and Equity." "Justice" and "equity" are broad categories, which include but are not limited to: economic, social, legal, political, educational and experiential inequities, and justice struggles. Participants will explore intersections, convergences, and alliances between systems, groups, identities, or approaches to Justice and Equity.

Thursday, October 19, 7:30 pm, meet at Harrison Dining Hall. Sponsored by M.O.C, O.S.A.D and your student activity fee.
Solidarity Walk, Candlelight Walk and Discussion.

"Individual actions may seems insignificant, but together the small steps of many people can have an astonishing impact." Please wear white.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 3:30 - 5 pm, Eagle's Lookout
Community Conversation: Building the Resistance: How We Organize to Win

Community organizing is the process through which community members build power to disrupt hierarchies and create lasting social, political and cultural change. Come learn the fundamentals of organizing and brainstorm how to use organizing as a tool on your campus and in your community! The conversation will feature Kaelyn Rich, Queer feminist, direct action organizer, nonprofit leadership,word wrangler, sexuality educator, and Assistant Advocacy Director for Chapter of the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU).

Monday, October 23, 2017 from 3 - 5 pm, Seymour Student Union, 220.
Self Advocacy: Disability Pride, Presented by Damita Peace.

The workshop will identify ableism and prepare you to advocate for yourself and others in a positive and proactive way that promotes good employee relations applicable to any work or volunteer environment.

This is a free workshop and open for all individuals with disabilities and all staff, faculty and students interested in learning more about this topic.

RSVP by October 22 online at: brockport.edu/system/quickreg/calendars/index/82 or to Dustie Huff at 585-238-2913/dhuff@rcil.org. To request an interpreter or accomodations, please RSVP no later than October 16.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 7 pm The Mall - The College at Brockport (located outside behind the Student Union).
Take Back the Night

Join us in our efforts to combat the violence against women *Wear Purple, Black and White to show support. Contact Laura at lpets@u.brockport.edu and gpend1@u.brockport.edu

Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 2:30 - 8 pm, Temple B'rith Kodesh, 2131 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY.
Harvesting Justice Symposium Reception and Dinner.

The Office of Community Development is sponsoring students to attend the workshops, symposium, and dinner (transportation is provided). To receive sponsorship please complete the "October 26th, 2017 WNY Harvesting Justice Symposium and Dinner "Sign - Up" form that is located on myBrockport on the Citizen B Alliance page, under forms. To access the form you must be a member of Citizen B Alliance, to become a member add Citizen B Alliance on myBrockport. After submitting your application please bring a $10 deposit to Union 203 and Debbie Shue will reserve your spot (your submission will not be approved until your deposit is paid). You will get your $10 deposit back the day of the event. We will depart Brockport at 1:25 pm from Admissions and leave Rochester to return to Brockport at 8:30 pm. If you do not need transportation be sure to mention on the myBrockport application. Please email Sidnee McDonald, Graduate Assistant with any questions - smcdo2@u.brockport.edu.

Friday, October 27, 2017 and Friday November 10, 2017 from 7 - 9 pm, Messiah Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4301 Mt. Read Blvd., Rochester, NY
Christian Rainbow Fellowship

A welcoming place to meet other LGBTQ+Christians. Admission: Finger food for 8, ready to serve. RSVP or for more information email: Hans and Linda Irmer, lindagpi8@gmail.com

November

Tuesday, November 2, 2017 at 6:30 pm, Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 304 Joseph Ave. Rochester, NY 14605
A Public Action Meeting

Rochester and Monroe county, rise up and take a stand for Racial and Economic Equity!
We will be holding a Public Meeting to discuss the issues at hand: Police Accountability, Childcare Assistance, and Wage Equity for Healthcare Workers. Come out and join us for this very powerful event.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 7pm, Tuttle North
Annual Wheelchairs Basketball Game- Rochester Wheels vs. Brockport

Come support club BAD and cheer on our basketball teams! Complimentary snacks and drinks provided.

Thursday November 9, 2017 at Benucci's Restaurant, Greece Ridge Mall, West Ridge Rd. Greece, NY
Human Rights Campaign Second Thursday Event

Complimentary appetizers and discounted dining services will be offered to all attendees We will be collecting gloves, warm hats and scarves and heavy socks for the Veterans at Richards House and Zion House. Donation will enter you in a special basket drawing. Chances to win more raffle prizes will be on hand. So venture out to support a great cause and catch up with friends!

Friday November 10, 2017 at 11 am at the Flag Pole near Mall
Veterans Day Ceremony

Reception in the Union Main Lounge.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 from 2 - 3:15 pm, Seymour College Union, Room 114
Deliberative Dialog on Land of Plenty

How should we ensure people have the food they need? We invite students, faculty, staff, and community members to deliver and work collaboratively to address this challenging public issue. Presented by the Office of Community Development.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 5pm at McCue Auditorium
"Crisis Hotline" Film Screening

Video and Panel Discussion.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at the Eagle's Lookout - Tuttle South, Room 209
Disability and Disclosure in the Workplace

Workshop is open to all people with disabilities or to anyone who work with or assist individuals with a disability.

Thursday, November 16, 2017 3:15 - 4:45 pm, Eagle's Lookout
Community Conversation: Restorative Justice for Community Building

This Community Conversation will focus on nonviolence and its connection to restorative practices, highlighting how Restorative Justice incorporates a set of skills and techniques that have the power to build community, understanding, and creating a safe place for healing to happen - not only victims, but offenders as well. The conversation will feature Maria Engels and Kit Miller Youth Educator and Director, M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence , Rochester, NY. Will be Live Streamed to MetroCenter.

Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 1pm at Eagle Statue in front of Union
Veterans Memorial Ceremony

Honoring all those who have served.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 from 3:30 - 4:30pm in Hartwell Dance Studio 64
'Expect the Unexpected' Obstacles of the Single Story Narrative

Join us for this PED Grant Event!


Spring 2018 Diversity Events

February

Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Noon
Rochester Polar Plunge, Lake Ontario

This is a great cause as the money goes to Special Olympics. Join the "Golden Eagle's Team." Please contact event coordinators Zoe Senznec Seeetland zseznecsweetland@brockport.edu or Lea Praller lpra11@brockport.edu for more information.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 4:00 - 5:45 pm, McCue Auditorium, Liberal Arts Building
Community Conversation: Uncovering Position/Power in Sexual Assault ... #MeToo.

This Community Conversation will be a panel discussion with representatives from Title IX Office, Center for Select Respect, The Arthur O. Eve Opportunity for Higher Education Program,Counseling Center and Restore, facilitated by Dr. Cephas Archie, CDO. We will be using a intersectional lens to examine how sexual assault and gender discrimination can affect every person on every level on campus. We will be identifying how these resources on campus will address/respond to these incidents. Our goal is to show how we as community can stand together to improve the campus culture. By working together and having authentic dialogue we can be a part in Building a Better Brockport Together.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 7 pm Tower Fine Arts Center, 180 Holly Street
MASUD OLUFANI "Reflections of the Divine: Art as a Spiritual Cipher"

An artist's presentation in conjunction with the exhibition "Southern Sampler: Contemporary Artists of the New Sourth" and Black History Month. Cosponsored by the Tower Fine Arts Center Gallery: a Promoting in Excellence in Diversity grant, and the Department of African and African Studies, Anthropology and Art.

Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 1 pm Liberal Arts Building, Room 206
"The Black Superhero in 'Post Racial Popular Culture'"

This lecture is part of the Brockport's annual SEGue symposium for English graduate students and sponsored by the Office of Diversity PED grant and American Democracy Project. Dr. Timothy Robinson received his bachelor's degree in English from Brockport, where he was a McNair Scholar. His work examines the intricacies of race and gender in popular cultural genres, including comic books, film and televison. Dr. Robinson is a faculty in English and Humanities, Central Piedmont Community College, North Carolina.

Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 6 pm Calm in the Chaos Interfaith Center 6590 Lake Rd . Brockport, NY 14420
Supper and Soul with a Side of Solidarity

For anyone who identified with, cares about and loves the LGBTQ+ Community. Hang out with people who acknowledge who you are, respect who you are, and find a comfortable place where you are LOVED. No fee- it's Dana.

Monday, February 26, 2018 from 12 - 1:15 pm Kinetic Café (Tuttle South)
Committee on Disability and Access Silent Lunch

Monday, February 26, 2018 from 6:30 - 9 pm Liberal Arts Building, 104A/B McCue Auditorium
The Brockport International Film Festival

"Truman"

Tuesday February 27, 2018 at 9:30 pm, Seymour College Union, Rm 220
Butch and Femme

Join the discussion and panel of student speakers. What does 'butch' and 'femme' mean? Is it outed? Reinforcing gender norms? Or is it relevant as ever, playing with and challenging hetero- normativity?

March

Monday, March 5, 2018 from 12 - 1:15 pm Kinetic Café (Tuttle South)
Committee on Disability and Access Silent Lunch

Monday, March 5, 2018 from 6:30 - 9 pm Liberal Arts Building, 104A/B McCue Auditorium
The Brockport International Film Festival

"Nice: The Heart of Madness"

Tuesday, March 6, 2018/Wednesday, March 7, 2018 from 11 am - 7 pm & Thursday, March 8, 2018 from 11 am - 3 pm, Seymour Student Union Ballroom
The Tunnel of Oppression

The Tunnel of Oppression is an event that is held every spring semester in the Seymour College Union in order to increase awareness of the different types and kinds of oppression and privileges that impact our country, culture, and our entire world. Through this experience, students, faculty, and staff can interact as they learn and become more familiar with oppression that may otherwise be invisible and the privileges some may possess and take for granted.

Thursday, March 8, 2018 from 6:30 - 8 pm Spencerport High School Performing Arts Center
"A Conversation on Race"

Mr. Jerome Underwood, current CEO of Action for a Better Community and renowned local educator and activist, will join us to share his perspectives on issues surrounding race, ethnicity, and equity in our schools from both a micro (Spencerport and Monroe County) and macro (National and Global) perspective. A facilitated panel discussion with members of the learning community will follow. All are welcome to come and be a part of what is bound to be a very engaging and thought provoking event!

Monday, March 19, 2018 from 12 - 1:15 pm Kinetic Café (Tuttle South)
Committee on Disability and Access Silent Lunch

Monday, March 19, 2018 from 6:30 - 9 pm Liberal Arts Building, 104A/B McCue Auditorium
The Brockport International Film Festival

"Three Burials"

Friday, March 23, 2018 at 7:30 pm Tower Fine Arts Center Mainstage, 180 Holly Street
Mambo Kings' Latin Jazz Sizzles

Ensemble plays an explosive blend of Afro-Cuban rhythms and jazz improvisation. Tickets are $17/General, $12/Seniors, Alumni, Faculty and Staff, and $9/Students.

Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 9:30 am - 4:30 pm Central Library Downtown, 115 South Ave. Rochester, NY
Anthony Mascioli Rainbow Dialogues: A Bridge from the Past to the Present

The Dialogues use archival collections deeded to the Out Alliance and housed at the Rochester Public Library Local history and Genealogy Division and will focus on 6 LGBTQ issues: Marriage Equality; Gay Liberation and Faith Communities; HIV/AIDS; Cinema Makes Gay Culture Visible & Vital; Transgender; Liberation Movements. This all day educational event at the Rochester Public Library is free, but advance registration is required.

Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 6 - 10 pm Memorial Art Gallery 500 University Ave.
Anthony Mascioli Rainbow Dialogues Humanities Archival Recognition Celebration

The Archival Recognition at the MAG will recognized the organizations and individuals who have created, documented, housed, preserve Rochester's LGBTQ history. The event will feature live music, dramatic performances, awards and a buffer dinner. The evening celebration is $50 per person. To purchase tickets: https://www.trailblz.info/gayalliance/eventcomplete.aspx?eventid=1332

Monday, March 26, 2018 from 12 - 1:15 pm Kinetic Café (Tuttle South)
Committee on Disability and Access Silent Lunch

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 from 5 - 6:30 pm Seymour Student Union Rm 220
"Let's Talk: School to Prison Pipeline"

Thursday, March 29, 2018 from 4:00 - 5:30 pm Seymour Student Union Building, West Wing Ballroom
Community Conversation: Confronting Racial Bias in the Professional Field

This Community Conversation will be a professional development collaboration with the Faculty & Staff of Color, as well as, representatives of various professional fields in our community. We will be discussing the different ways racial bias can negatively impact the professional field and identifying different skills/resources to combat discrimination. We hope to encourage individuals to respond proactively to bias-related incidents for themselves and others. Our goal is to empower young professionals to work together to change racial perspective in their professional field.

Saturday, March 31, 2018 from 10 am - 2 pm Out Alliance, 100 College Ave, Rochester, NY
LGBTQ+ Health Fair

Features resources, activities, and conversations to round out Health Month.

Saturday, March 31, 2018 from 1 - 5 pm Seymour Student Union Fireside Lounge
Men Empowering Men

Networking, Empowering Academic and Professional Development of the African American man.

April

Monday, April 2, 2018 from 12 - 1:15 pm, Kinetic Café (Tuttle South)
Committee on Disability and Access Silent Lunch

Monday, April 2, 2018 from 7 - 8:30 pm, Seymour College Union, Ballroom
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Lecture

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill - Host of BET News, CNN political contributor, award - winning journalist. The Steve Charles Professor of Media, Cities, and Solutions at Temple University. The MLK Lecture is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Visit the BSG BOX Office in the Student Union or bsgtickets.com. Tickets available for students, faculty, and staff beginning Monday, March 19. Tickets are available to the public beginning Monday, March 26. The MLK lecture is sponsored by the Department of African and African American Studies, the Office of Diversity, Brockport Student Government and a Promoting Excellence in Diversity grant. The MLK Lecture will be Livestreamed to the MetroCenter and will be accessible to all faculty, staff and students on the Brockport College website - https://www.brockport.edu/support/livestream.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 from 7 - 8:30 pm, Cooper Hall New York Room
Writer's Forum

Aja Monet

Thursday, April 5, 2018 from 5 - 6:15 pm, Edwards Hall, Room 106
"Making Good Citizens: Civil Society and Nationalism in the Republic of Macedonia"

Thursday, April 5, 2018 from 6 - 7 pm, Liberal Arts Building, 104A/B McCue Auditorium
"Unlocking the Past to Plan for the Future: Using Archaeological Evidence to Provide Options for Global Food Security"

Jennifer Ramsay, Associate Professor of Anthropology, studies ancient plant remains from archaeological sites in the Near East to understand environmental resources used by past societies.

Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 7 pm, Seymour College Union, Ballroom West
FIGHT like a Girl

A 20-year-career Marine and a combat veteran, Kate became a national figure in the press in 2015 by speaking out against gender bias and advocating for higher expectations and standards for wemen in the military.

Thursday, April 5, at 7 PM Seymour Student Union Gallery

The Brockport Muslim Student Association Presents:

"A Night With The Muslims"

Join Us for a night filled with Food, Henna, Games and More.

Friday, April 6th, 1:00-2:30pm Salvatore P. Salorenzo Room Tuttle North (Above Kinetic Café)

Jewish Community Passover Luncheon

Faculty, Students, and the Community Come and Share the Joys of Passover with others of the Jewish Faith

Monday, April 9, 2018 from 12 - 1:15 pm, Kinetic Café (Tuttle South)
Committee on Disability and Access Silent Lunch

Monday, April 9, 2018 from 6:30 - 9 pm, Liberal Arts Building, 104A/B McCue Auditorium
The Brockport International Film Festival

"District 9"

Thursday, April 12 and Friday, April 13, 9:00am- All Day,  Between McLean and McFarlane 

Tent City

Raising Awareness of Homelessness.  Come expand your knowledge of the homeless epidemic & learn to advocate through our community awareness event!

Friday, April 13, 2018 (Due Date)
"Love without Violence" Art Contest

Work should be inspired by the lives of these five people: Malala Yousafazi, Martin Luther King Jr., Franz Jagerstater, Rosa Parks, and Benjamin Salmon. Each winner will be awarded $100 ($50 to the local charity of the winner's choice and $50 goes to the winner!). Submit your work electronically to gbmanor@aol.com or in person to Seymour Library, Brockport. All work needs name, phone, email, age or artist, and where artist attends school/homeschool. Winners will be notified by April 20. For more questions about the contest, contact Darla Bair at gbmanor@aol.com

Thursday, April 12th, 7:00-8:30pm, Liberal Arts Building McCue Auditorium (104A/B)

Dyslexia: A Beautiful Brain

Screening and Discussion led by Filmmaker Professor Ginny Orzel (Department of Communication.  Brought to you by the Committee on Disability and Access

Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 8:30 am SUNY Brockport Track and Field
Camp Abilities 5K Walk, Run, Roll!

A family friendly walk, run, or roll 5K course and 100m kids race. Camp Abilities is an educational sport camp for children with visual impairments, blindness, or deaf-blindness held on the SUNY Brockport Track and Field. Come out to excise and support a great program! Donations are also welcome at http://www.campabilities.org For more information please contact: Kristi Lane at klane5@u.brockport.edu

Monday, April 16, 2018 from 12 - 1:15 pm Kinetic Café (Tuttle South)
Committee on Disability and Access Silent Lunch

Saturday, April 21, 2018 5 - 9 pm, Doors Close at 6 pm

The Association of Latinx American Students Presents - La Gala

"The Latina in me is an ember that blazes forever" - Sonia Sotomayor
Food/Entertainment/Awards. Ticket Prices: Students - $5. Guests - $7, Faculty - $1

Monday, April 23, 2018 from 12 - 1:15 pm Kinetic Café (Tuttle South)
Committee on Disability and Access Silent Lunch

Monday, April 23, 2018 from 6:30 - 9 pm Liberal Arts Building, 104A/B McCue Auditorium
The Brockport International Film Festival

"Han Gong-ju"

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 4:00 - 5:30 pm Tuttle North, Eagle's Lookout
Community Conversation: Interfaith Relations: Communication, Compassion, and Respect

This Community Conversation will focus on the meaning of Interfaith and what an Interfaith environment can provide and its contributions to communities. Next, by bringing people of different faiths and non-faiths together, we can create a culture that is more inclusive and diverse. Our primary goal is to educate others on the topic of Interfaith and introduce the concept to the campus students, faculty and staff. Overall, by working together and having authentic dialogue, we can all be a part in Building a Better Brockport Together. This Community Conversation is sponsored by the Office of Diversity and the SUNY Cultivating Community Grant.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 4:00 - 6:00 pm Campus Mall
Intersection Rally

Join us for a rally and march to lift marginalized voices across campus and across the world. Make signs, hear from keynote speakers, stand in solidarity, and be an agent of change. This event is sponsored by the Center for Select Respect and the Gender Equity Movement. 

Monday, April 30, 2018 Noon-1:15 pm Kinetic Café (Tuttle South)
Committee on Disability and Access Silent Lunch

May

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Farmworker Albany Day

Stand in Solidarity with NYS Farmworkers. Register: www.bit.ly/AlbanyDay  Transportation will be available from NYC, Long Island, the Hudson Valley, Westchester County and Western New York. www.ruralmigrantministry.org

Sunday, May 20, 2018  11 a.m. Pinewood Country Club
Camp Abilities Brockport hosts 9th Annual Luncheon, Action & Golf Tournament.

All proceeds benefit Camp Abilities Brockport, a weeklong, educational sports camp for children, who are visually impaired, blind, or deaf-blind. Pre - registration required online, or give a donation - www.campabilities.org. Click on "Golf Tournament/Auction" 4 person scramble, 9 -holes/cart, luncheon buffet, silent auction $55 per person. Not a golfer? Attend our silent auction & luncheon buffet at 2 PM - $30 per person. Want to sponsor a hole? Sponsor signs - $50. Can't make our fundraiser, but want to donate? Click "Donate Now" on our website.


Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Trainings & Workshops

Racial Justice: Creating Space for Change

Learn about the workings of individual and institutional racism, as well as skills and actions to dismantle systemic racism.

  Date Time Location
Faculty/Staff

Wednesday,

September 6

2 - 4 pm

Seymour College Union,

 Room B116

Students

Monday,

September 18

3 - 5 pm

Seymour College Union,

Room  220

Students

Friday,

October 6

Noon - 2 pm

Seymour College Union,

Room  220

SafeZone LBGTQ Inclusion Training

Increase awareness, knowledge, and skills for individuals to advocate for their LGBTQ peers, family members, friends, coworkers and for themselves.   

  Date Time Location
 Students

 Tuesday,

September, 12

 5 - 7 pm

Seymour College Union,

Room 220

Faculty/Staff

Wednesday,

October 11

 10 am - noon

Seymour College Union,

Room B116

Faculty/Staff

 Wednesday,

October 27

 1 - 3 pm

Seymour College Union

Room 220

Students

Friday,

November 3

 

 3 - 5 pm

Seymour College Union

Room 220

Campus Accessibility and Disability Rights Training

Full Training coming Spring 2018. For fall semester contact the Committee of Disability and Access for invited speakers and trainings at diversity@brockport.edu 

 

Last Updated 5/15/18

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