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Warrensburg, MO 64093
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Unity Week 2016

Unity Week 2016 will be held February 15-18.

 

Celebrate the diversity in our UCM community through a week of events. Each event is designed to educate and celebrate the many unique aspects of our lives.

   

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Mon,
Feb. 15

7 p.m. - Dear White People: A Talk Back
Union Cinema

Join us for a viewing of Dear White People followed by a talk back about how the film compares and contrasts to students’ at UCM


Tue,
Feb. 16

9 a.m. - 5 p.m - Tunnel of Oppression
Union Cinema

The Tunnel of Oppression is a multi-media, multi-sensory event designed to give participants the opportunity to experience oppression and discrimination in ways that most likely never have before. It is designed to push participants out of their comfort zone and to give them a different view of what people all over the world, the country, and at UCM experience on a daily basis

 
Wed,
Feb. 17

9 a.m. - 5 p.m - Tunnel of Oppression
Union Cinema

The Tunnel of Oppression is a multi-media, multi-sensory event designed to give participants the opportunity to experience oppression and discrimination in ways that most likely never have before. It is designed to push participants out of their comfort zone and to give them a different view of what people all over the world, the country, and at UCM experience on a daily basis

7 p.m. – Be The Change with Dr. Arun Gandhi
Hendricks Hall

Dr. Arun Gandhi is proof that one can change his ways. Although he is the grandson of the legendary Mohandas Gandhi, he overcame tremendous prejudice and anger in order to become the founder and president of the Gandhi Worldwide Education Institute. Concerned with the terrorism, violence and anger in the world, Dr. Gandhi speaks on his grandfather’s philosophies as well as how to quell and mitigate unrest. Dr. Gandhi believes that it’s important to reach children with messages of hope and peace.

Join us in hearing what Dr. Arun Gandhi has to say and participate in a follow up Q&A.


Thur,
Feb. 18

10 a.m. - 2 p.m. - I Am More
Elliott Union Atrium

Participants will get the opportunity to showcase the stereotypes society places on them juxtaposed with who they actually are.

7 p.m. - Guess Who's Straight
Elliott Union 240

Take part in this interactive panel and try to guess individuals’ sexual orientation by simply looking at them, and asking basic questions!

 
 

 

For more information contact Brianna Nesbitt at bnesbitt@ucmo.edu

 


Unity Week is sponsored by Spotlight in collaboration with: The Social Justice and Diversity Committee, The Office of Violence and Substance Abuse Prevention, ABC, Underdogs, Prism, SAGE, Delta Zeta, MoMen, and Panhellenic Council.

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