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Inclusion | Diversity | Equity

OIDE News and Updates

Messages from the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity:

Latina / Latino / Latinx Heritage Month 2020 September 15-October 15

All Events Via Zoom / Google Meet- Registration Required for ALL programs. Please see program descriptions for program links.

Programs co-sponsored by the ESF Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Committee:

Sep 24, 2020: "Bailemos" Free Salsa Dancing Lesson | 6pm | Google Meet
Sponsored by ESF Black Student Union-BSU

Sep 28, 2020: Human Library: Latina/Latino/Latinx Edition | 5:30pm | Zoom
Sponsored by The Baobab Society at ESF

Oct 5, 2020: What’s in a Name? (Latina/Latino/Latinx/Hispanic) | 11:30am | Zoom
Sponsored by the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (OIDE)
Presenters: Dr. Lizette Rivera and OIDE Graduate Fellows

Oct 12, 2020: Indigenous Peoples’ Day: A Brief Overview of Taínos (The Caribbean People Columbus Encountered in 1492) with OIDE | 1pm | Zoom
Sponsored by the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (OIDE)
Presenter: Dr. Lizette Rivera, Taíno

Lizette

Dr. Lizette Rivera currently works in the ESF Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity as the Director of Student Inclusion Initiatives and Special Assistant to the Chief Diversity Officer. She is firstgeneration of her family born in North America. Her ancestry includes Taíno descent from the island of Boriken (Puerto Rico).

Oct 15, 2020 Closing Event: Afro-Latinidad: ¿Quién soy Yo? | 5:30pm | Zoom
Sponsored by the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (OIDE), Black Student Union, and Undergraduate Student Association
Guest Panelist: Lah Tere

Lah

Lah Tere, a Chicago Native, and first-generation diasporic Borikena, is a global teaching youth ARTivist, Real-Time Results Facilitator, and Co-Founder of Momma’s Hip Hop Kitchen. As an ASPIRAnte she implements Dr. Antonia Pantoja’s philosophy of Awareness, Analysis, and Action in all of her life’s work. Her fervor is fueled by helping youth shift their misfortune into a positive energy, turning trials into triumph.

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