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Diversity Ed Series – How to Dialogue across Political Divides in a Polarized Time

March 11 | Education 115 | 12pm

The 2020 election season is a time to practice the essential skills of democratic engagement, but many of us have been taught to avoid talking politics at nearly any cost. But important conversations can’t only be had every four years. Do you want to maintain relationships with those you care about, even as the world feels increasingly divided? If so, join OIDEI and the Sustained Dialogue Institute for a highly interactive and fun 2-hour workshop focused on learning how to share and respond across serious political differences – without losing your colleagues, peers, friends and family.  Continue Reading

Diversity Ed Series – Skills for Facilitating Conversations Across Difference

March 10 | Education 115 | 12pm

Have you ever witnessed a conversation go from debate to argument because of conflicting identities, opinions, or backgrounds in the room? This workshop focuses on the key “traps” that groups fall into when discussing topics like race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability, regional divides, and socioeconomic status. If you are a student leader, student facing staff member, or faculty member who wants to ensure that you can direct these vital conversations towards productive ends, please join this interactive workshop facilitated by the Sustained Dialogue Institute. Continue Reading

First Gen Student Mixer

February 26 | Ed 212 | 3pm
Please join the Division of Equity and Inclusion and Academic Affairs for TCNJ’s inaugural First Gen Student Mixer! Intended to both celebrate the contributions of first generation community members and bring them together for networking and socialization, we hope such events will become a regular occurrence. We invite all students, staff, and faculty who identify as first generation college students to attend. Pizza and other refreshments will be provided. Continue Reading

Young Leaders of the Civil Rights Movement

February 12 | Mayo Hall | 1pm
Presented by Key Arts Productions, this Black History Month program is an inspiring multimedia performance that provides insight to the legacy of student activism in America, and gives motivation to people of all ages to lead in today’s challenge for social justice and reform.  Continue Reading

Film Screening: Harriet

January 20 | BSC 100 | 12pm
Join DEI this Martin Luther King Day for a viewing of 2019’s “Harriet”, a biopic of renowned slave-turned-abolitionist Harriet Tubman. Film starts at noon, with hot dogs, hamburgers, and other snacks available from 11:30am onward. All members of the campus community are welcome. Hope to see you there! Continue Reading

Cultured Cafe Fall ’19

December 10  |  Education 212  |  3pm

Take a break from finals and see the world at DEI’s Cultured Cafe! Back and bigger than ever, this semester’s Cafe will feature Chinese, Indian, Puerto Rican, Turkish, Thai, & Soul food offerings. All members of the campus community are welcome. All are encouraged to bring a dessert or other sweet item from their own culture. Food served from 3pm until we run out – which won’t be too long!  Continue Reading

Diversity Ed Series – Racial Privilege: A Primer

November 22 | BSC 225 | 12-2pm
Understanding racial privilege is key to comprehending the dynamic of race in the United States. Participants will explore racial privilege or its absence in their own lives through interactive exercises and discussions. The session will conclude with guidance on the steps participants can take to address racial privilege in the settings where they live and work. Continue Reading

An Afternoon with Yusef Salaam

November 20 | Kendall Hall | 12:30pm
Spend an afternoon with Dr. Yusef Salaam of the Exonerated Five, formerly known as the “Central Park Five”, as he shares his story and hopes for the future. Q&A session to follow his keynote. If you have not yet engaged with the story of the Five, now is the time; do not miss this event, the biggest of its kind this year. Continue Reading

Third Annual Veteran Appreciation Brunch

November 11 | BSC 225W | 11-12:30pm
Join DEI in honoring the members of our campus community who have served in the US Armed Forces at our third annual Veterans Appreciation Brunch. Will feature a presentation of colors, a rendition of the National Anthem, and an address by Major General Maria Falca-Dodson of the TCNJ Board of Trustees. Continue Reading

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