For the FIRST TIME EVER we are hosting Multiracial Awareness Month for March 2020! We will be showcasing a variety of programs for Multiracial Awareness Month to highlight the mixed race/transracial adoptee identities on campuses through dialogue, community, educational programs, and more.
SDIS will be doing Mid Week Convo every Wednesday at 2pm: My Story, Our Story, Your Story. Please join us to dialogue across differences. Purple Couch will continue to have gatherings every Friday at 3pm within ASC Intercultural Center.
Our Movies that Matter event will be on Monday, March 2nd, at 5PM in ASC Lower Level Dance. “Mixed Match Project” is a film about the human story of mixed race blood cancer patients who are forced to reflect on their multiracial identities and complex genetics as they struggle to search for a bone marrow donor.
On March 10th at 6pm in ASC create[space], our event Dreams Through Our Future Business Leaders will have DAB Student Leader Mohammed Mahamud, and UST Alumni Mohamed Malin to talk about how their social identity impacts their business dreams. Mohamed will also speak about his nonprofit and vision in helping refugee immigrants.
Come join us for Polyglot Evening on March 12th at 5pm in ASC create[space]. We want to celebrate those that are polyglot and highlight the numerous languages that are spoken on campus. We will be making crafts and showcasing all languages spoken on campus.
Mixed Race Coalition and DAB are hosting Mixed Artist Karaoke on March 13th at 6pm in ASC Inclusive Leadership Collaboratory. Come join us as we learn about the different mixed race artist and sing to their tunes.
DAB in the Cities will at Bap and Chicken on Monday, March 16th at 5:30pm. Bus will leave at 5:15pm at the Flynn Turnaround. Tickets are available for students on University Tickets. Owner John Gleason is a UST Alumni and Korean Adoptee that created Bap and Chicken in homage to his cultural heritage. Come join us for amazing food and learn his story.
Mixed Race Coalition and DAB will be hosting Mixed Race Panel on March 17th at 5:30pm in ASC 202. Come dialogue as we listen and learn from a panelist of mixed race identities, and/or transracial adoptee to discuss their identities, experiences, personal & societal narratives, and how they build community.
We continue with our And Still We Rise series in partnership with the Luann Dummer Center for Women (LDCW). This month it is led mixed race psychotherapist, Lola Osunkoya, Wednesday, March 18th at 5:30pm in the ASC Intercultural Center. She has facilitated numerous conversation on racial identity development, and also owns the practice Neither/Or LLC.
Looking forward to all the amazing events, and hope to see you all there. Thank you.