DC DEI Calendar of Events

DC DEI Calendar of Events
UM DEI Calendar of events
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DEI Events Winter 2021 

Thursdays, January 21 – April 8, at 2:00pm – DEI Podcast Club
  • We will be discussing SCENE.ON Radio’s “MEN” podcast series, which dives into male dominance & patriarchy – its history, repercussions, and solutions with regard to American society. 
  • Prep: listen to an episode each week before our discussion. For Thursday, Jan 21, listen to the first podcast in the series. 
Fridays, January 29 – February 19, at 2:00pm Anti-Racism Primer (round 2) 
  • A four week Anti-Racism course that provides an introduction to anti-racism ideas and actions, using books, articles and podcasts.
  • Prep: For week one, read/watch the week one material, see link.
DEI Movie Club
  • We will watch and discuss movies with DEI themes. Schedule TBD
  • Prep: watch movie before our discussion.
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 DC All-staff Community Builder Events

All events will be done using Zoom; event links will listed on the calendar invites to DC staff.

Tuesdays, January 26, February 23, March 23, April 20: 30 Minute Sanity Breaks
Relax, catch-up and socially connect with friends and colleagues, Tuesdays at 10:00am

Thursdays, February 11, March 10, April 7: 30 Minute Sanity Breaks
Relax, catch-up and socially connect with friends and colleagues, Thursdays at 1:00pm

Special Interest Groups
Focusing on “inclusion” and the desire to build and maintain community through shared interests. We are looking for “interest groups” that folks would like to participate in and/or lead. Schedule to be determined by the participants of each group.

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Prior Years’ Events

DEI Events Fall 2020

2020: Tuesday, September 22 at 3:00pm: DC DEI Fall Kick-Off Event
An introduction to the DC DEI committee and the DEI programs being offered this fall.

2020: Tuesdays, September 29 – October 20: Antil-Racism Primer (round 1) 
A four week Anti-Racism course, plan to attend each Tuesday at 2:00pm

2020: Wednesdays, September 30 – October 21: DEI Book Club (round 1) 
We will spend 4 weeks discussing “White Fragility” by Robin DiAngelo, 
plan to attend each Wednesday at 1:00pm

2020: Thursdays, October 1 – November 19: DEI Podcast Club 
We will spend 8 weeks discussing the SCENE.ON Radio “Seeing White” podcasts, 
plan to attend each Thursday at 2:00pm 

2020: Monday, October 26: University Wide DEI Summit
2020 Theme “Arts+Social Change: Building an Anti-Racist World through the Arts” 
Our Gallery will feature “Get Out The Vote” posters & instructions during the month of October

2020: Monday, November 9: Envisioning an Anti-Racist World Creative Challenge: Information Session 

2020: Thursday, December 10: 2020 Vision – DC DEI Committee Presentation

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