The Office of Multicultural Affairs, in collaboration with the Center for Social Impact, Office of Faith & Action, Dyson Wellness Center and Project Re-Connect, is excited to host Anti-Hate Week from October 26-30, 2020. Anti-Hate Week is a week-long campaign designed to educate and raise awareness about various forms of oppression and discrimination. For more information, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, the Presence App https://noctrl.presence.io/events, and Instagram @ncc_oma. For the schedule of events, please see below:
Monday, October 26
12PM: Protest Series (Center for Social Impact): The Center is proud to present The Protest Series, a podcast format discussion led by students Haven Denson and Milia Harris. They will discuss why we protest, how we stay resilient, and how we remain unified in the fight for change.
3PM-4:30PM, Zoom: Anti-Racism Training, Session I (Bias Education Team): Dr. Rebecca Gordon and Dorothy Pleas will be facilitating the first session of the Bias Education Team’s new Anti-Racism Training series, with the first session focused on providing a foundation of terminology and definitions, social identities, and an overview of what anti-racism means. Training will be facilitated virtually on Zoom. Zoom link at https://linktr.ee/ncc_oma
#ChooseEmpathy Campaign (Center for Social Impact + Faith & Action): Faith and Action and the Center for Social Impact are coming together to launch a digital campaign, #ChooseEmpathy. The offices will take to Instagram to define empathy, explain its intricacies, call us to action, and ask participants to reflect on how they #ChooseEmpathy in our own lives. Stay tuned to learn more and follow us on Instagram @ncsocialimpact!
Tuesday, October 27
12:30PM, Microsoft Teams: A Support Group for Black Students – How to Take Care of Yourself While Fighting for Change (Dyson Wellness Center): Counselor Zellessia Ejalonibu will be leading her weekly Black Student Support Group on Microsoft Teams. Teams Link at https://hub.northcentralcollege.edu/sites/dyson-wellness-center/news/15234/groups-and-workshops and at https://linktr.ee/ncc_oma
Wednesday, October 28
3PM-4:30PM, Zoom: Anti-Racism Training, Session II & CHIRP Dialogue Training (Bias Education Team): Stephania Rodriguez and Kamelotte Gregory will be facilitating the second session of the Bias Education Team’s new Anti-Racism Training series, with the second session focused on skills for having dialogue across difference and dealing with microaggressions. Training will be facilitated virtually on Zoom. Zoom Link at https://linktr.ee/ncc_oma
Thursday, October 29
6PM-8:30PM, Zoom Movie Screening (Project Re-Connect & Muslim Student Association): The groups will be hosting a movie screening and discussion virtually and in-person. Zoom Link at https://linktr.ee/ncc_oma
Friday, October 30
12PM-1PM: Self-Care for Activists (Center for Social Impact): To end the week, join us at the Center for Social Impact (40 E. Jefferson Avenue) for some hot chocolate and resources on the porch. This event will be the official launch of the ARC (Activism Resource Center on the Hub). Come chat with fellow activists, allies, and advocates and get tips on how to take care of yourself during the fight for change.
Stephania Rodriguez, MSEd
Assistant Director of Multicultural Affairs
North Central College