Winter 2024 Diversity & Inclusion Workshops - Student Staff and Residents

Locations 




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Bursley Hall- Martin Luther King Jr. Multicultural Lounge

"Activism Alive and Well” is a student-featured art showcase and discussion surrounding Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s legacy in activism, how it can manifest itself in your everyday life, examine the contemporary and modern expressions of activism, and learn what steps you can take to get involved in your community. The last 30 minutes, will be dedicated to a student art showcase. We encourage students to dance, sing, perform a written piece, etc. that celebrates Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and emphasizes the importance of activism. 

This event is hosted by the North Campus Diversity Peer Educators


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West Quad - 1520

Pronouns 101 is a 2-hour workshop on the basics of pronouns, their usage, and the connection between pronouns and transgender communities. Participants will have the chance to practice using different sets of pronouns and create an action plan for implementing what they learn into their work.


After this workshop, participants will be able to:

- Share what pronouns are and why they are important in their own words.

- Identify the correct pronouns/forms in various sentence structures.


Additionally, participants will:

- Practice different methods of addressing harm, such as calling in, calling out, and scripting.

- Use the Action Planning resource to develop one tangible, actionable goal related to their increased inclusivity around pronouns.

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East Quad - Abeng Multicultural Lounge
Diversity Peer Educators

In this 60-minute informational presentation, participants will learn about the Black Action Movement (BAM) that challenged the University of Michigan’s policies regarding recruitment, enrollment, and campus experience of students of color at the University between 1970 and 1987. 

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Mosher-Jordan - Nikki Giovanni Minority Culture Lounge

Navigating U-M’s LGBTQIA+ Resources is a 60-minute informational presentation and discussion highlighting the University of Michigan’s LGBTQIA+ involvement opportunities, health and wellness resources, academic courses, and accommodations. This session is open to all participants as it also provides resources and information on the importance of allyship and supporting LGBTQIA+ folks amidst recent legislation.


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Zoom
Livestream Available (Visible After Registration)

Join us for an inspiring workshop that harmonizes the tales of resilience, creativity, and influence of women in the world of music. This workshop is dedicated to celebrating the contributions of women throughout history who have shaped the musical landscape.

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The Connector Diversity Peer Educators

Join the Diversity Peer Educators for a presentation about the history of intersectionality and its relation to the experiences of QTBIPOC at Michigan, media represenation, and ways we can foster solidarity across identities. Participants will receive their choice of gender-affirming self-care resources, food, and the opportunity to build connections and friendships!


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North Quad - Edward Said Multicultural Lounge

Did you know that every year Muslims abstain from food and drink from dawn until sunset for an entire month? This month is known as Ramadan and the traditional meal the Muslims use to break their fast at the end of the day is called Iftar. On April 3, 2024, come to the Edward Said Multicultural Lounge in North Quad to an Iftar hosted by the Diversity Peer Educators! We will be serving a traditional dinner and providing educational resources about Muslim culture, beliefs, and traditions.

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Winter 2024 Diversity & Inclusion Workshops - Student Staff and Residents
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