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Diversity This Week

Contributed by: Lisa Love
Published: Monday, 20 November 2017 9:00 AM
Diversity this Week
A message from the Associate Provost for Diversity
Doing the work of creating an inclusive culture here at Ball State University

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This Week in Diversity NOW

November 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Muncie OUTreach presents the “Transgender Day of Remembrance” The event seeks to highlight the losses faced as a result of anti-transgender bigotry and violence.

Thanksgiving morning, November 23, 2017. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Walk/Run starts at 8:00 a.m.
Muncie Turkey Trot Event begins and ends at the Historic Wysor St. Depot.
WHERE: Walk or run along the beautiful Cardinal Greenway and scenic White River Greenway. After the walk/run enjoy hot cider and refreshments at our gorgeous 1901 Historic Wysor St. Depot.
WHO: Humans and canines of all ages. Come for fun wearing your Thanksgiving/Turkey attire!
WHY: To feel fit, have fun and help others! Please bring non-perishable food item(s) for Muncie Mission.

Expand your horizons…

November 20, Transgender Day of Remembrance is an opportunity for communities to come together and remember transgender people, gender-variant individuals, and those perceived to be transgender who have been murdered because of hate.

November 22, The United Nations Official Commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. “Leave No One Behind: End Violence against Women and Girls” reinforces the UNiTE Campaign’s commitment to a world free from violence for all women and girls around the world.

& looking back. This week in Diversity in 1962

John F Kennedy demands an end to segregation. President John F. Kennedy issues Executive Order No.11063 prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religion, or national origin in federally owned, operated, or assisted housing. Residential segregationpersists.

National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity

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