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Diversity and Inclusion Corner 03.08.18

Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity Corner



Diversity across the Curriculum subcommittee

Lewis Hall rm. 624

March is National Women’s History Month. In celebration Julie Hale recommends reading Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools by Monique Morris 

Pushout uses stories to explore “the policies, practices, and cultural illiteracy that push countless students out of school and into unhealthy, unstable, and often unsafe futures.” Morris digs beyond the label of school-related arrests to uncover girls’ underlying stories that involve abuse, sex exploitation, and discrimination. The novel highlights the need for continued conversation including how institutions and people who should help these young girls often fail to do so.

The book can be checked out from the traveling library located in Lewis 624. We hope you read this book during March and join us for the discussion on April 4 at 5:00-6:30 (more information to come)!

If you have any questions or recommendations for the traveling library, please contact

Sarah at


NEW! Research Presentation

Monday, March 12th from 2:45-3:45 pm in Townsend Hall 311 

Dr. Diane Rodriguez from Fordham University will be presenting on Bilingual Learners with Disabilities: Research, Policy, and Practice

To view the flier, click HERE


NEW! Discovering the Behavioral Variables for Implicit Bias and Micro-Aggression in Campus Institutional Settings

Wednesday, March 14th from 8 – 10 am in Memorial Union S304 

Discussing concrete tools and strategies for engaging in transformational behavior, as we endeavor to build inclusive multi-faith, multi-racial, non-heteronormative spaces for all students on campus.

To view the flier, click HERE


NEW! Moving Screening & Discussion:  DOLORES

Thursday, March 15th from 7 – 9 pm

To celebrate Women’s History month, we join our campus co-sponsors in screening the film DOLORES.  The film highlights Dolores Huerta’s incredible life story and the many roles that she has played as farm worker and environmental justice activist, mother, feminist, and more.

There will be free pizza and a panel discussion after the screening.

To view the flier, click HERE


NEW! Healing From Racial Injustices

Every Friday, January 19th – May 4th from 2 – 3 pm in the Multicultural Center

Come share your experiences and learn strategies to heal from racial discomfort.

To view the flier, click HERE


Green Dot Conference

Saturday, March 17th from 9 am -3 pm

The Spring Conference is hosted by the RSVP Center and Green Dot Mizzou and is part of the overall Green Dot strategy to end violence through the practice of bystander intervention. This interactive training is designed to give participants the skills and knowledge to create action oriented change on the issues of relationship and sexual violence.  Registration is free, open to all MU faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate students, and lunch will be provided. 

To sign up, click HERE.

To view the flier, click HERE

To learn more about simple actions you can do to prevent violence, visit


Inclusive Excellence in Boone County

Join Boone County in educational opportunities to raise awareness and provide strategies to foster inclusive excellence in our community. Begin you journey, click HERE.


Workplace Diversity Series, Spring 2018

Join IDE’s Office of Inclusive Engagement the Workplace Diversity Series. Working in a diverse environment brings both opportunities and challenges. By becoming more informed, gaining skills, and having conversations with others, we can improve and enhance our workplace relationships and our overall campus environment. Attend these workshops to get information, ideas and support in a safe, informative and collegial environment.

For information on the different session and to register click HERE.

To view the flier, click HERE


Constructive Communication across Differences Series, Spring 2018

Join IDE’s Office of Inclusive Engagement for the spring 2018 Constructive Communication across Differences Series, in collaboration with the Department of Communication. This series is designed to enhance the capacity of faculty, staff and students to engage in conversations about challenging, emotionally-laden topics (i.e., race, discrimination, policy, politics, etc.). The skills learned in this series can be applied in the workplace, classroom, and interpersonal and community contexts.

For information on the different session and to register, click HERE.

To view the flier, click HERE. 


Women’s Health & Wellness Fair

Wednesday, March 21st from 11 am – 1 pm in Stotler Lounge, Memorial Union

The Chancellor’s Status of Women Committee invites all students, faculty, and staff to join us at the 11th Annual Women’s Health & Wellness Fair. This event celebrates women’s health and wellness by bringing more than 35 vendors to campus for a “one stop shop” resource fair.  

For more information, contact Heather Hoffman at

To view the flier, click HERE.