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“Diversity ­­ a thought, not an afterthought; an action, not a reaction.”
-Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
SpeakOUT Cafe Presents: Poetry with a Purpose featuring Michael Reyes
TODAY Tuesday 9/29/2015 @ 6 pm in CE 409
This workshop will help participants understand the tradition of the spoken word and its historical use. We will visit some the greatest
poets, focusing on people of color and women. You will find your voice and experiment with different forms and themes of poetry.
Participants will develop their own themes and create poems through workshops, discussion and creative writing exercises with a
focus on social justice and poetry as a tool for organizing. This series will end with a poetry open mic for all to share their work.
Sponsored by the Office of Student Involvement-Social Justice Scholars and the Multicultural Center.
[email protected] Heritage Month Food Drive
September 15, 2015­ October 15, 2015;
Drop Off Locations: The [email protected] Heritage Month Kick-Off (CE Atrium), the Multicultural Center (UC 115) and the
Latino Student Association Office (UC 110)
From September 15 to October 15 we will be collaborating with Paws Pantry to collect non-perishable items to
benefit Paws Pantry and La Plaza’s food pantry. La Plaza is a local organization that serves as the trusted liaison
between Latinos and the larger Indianapolis community. La Plaza is in need of Hispanic/[email protected] food items and Paws
Pantry is need of various proteins (canned meats, peanut butter, etc.) and Gluten free and vegetarian options. For a full
list of items needed please see the list below. For more information contact [email protected]
Study Skills Boot Camp: Test Taking
September 30, 2015 at 5pm in UC 104
This free workshop will introduce students to a variety of test taking strategies. Availability is limited, so register now!
LGBT History Month Kick-Off
October 2, 2015; 11am ­1pm in the Campus Center Atrium
Come join us in activities to kick off a month of programs celebrating LGBT History Month at IUPUI. Stop by and enjoy the music
and food, get some information about resources at IUPUI and in the Indianapolis community, and get pick up a calendar of
upcoming events.
Café Con Pan: LGBTQ [email protected]
October 6, 2015; 4 pm in the MC Cultural Lounge (UC 115)
Join us for a discussion on how the intersection of identities affects our everyday lives. What can we do to make sure
the environments that we are a part of are more welcoming not just to LGBTQ [email protected] but all individuals?
Young, Gifted, and Black
October 7, 2015 at 12 pm in the MC Cultural Lounge (UC 115)
This week we will discuss resilience in Black History. Light refreshments will be available.
October 8, 2015; 12 pm in Democracy Plaza (Rain location: MC Cultural Lounge (UC 115)
Join us as we celebrate National Coming Out Day Early! Come support some those who have chosen to share
their coming out story with us. Stopy by and get some information about various resources at IUPUI and the
Indianapolis Community, and pick up a button while you're here. Sponsored by the Multicultural Center and the
LGBTQ Student Alliance
El Salvador Culture Hour Presented by the International Club
October 2, 2015; 4:30 pm in CE 405
Join the International Club for this week’s cultural hour focusing on El Salvador. For more information contact "IUPUI
International Club" at [email protected]
Garba Bhangra Night
October 3, 2015; 6pm in CE 450
Admission is free. Sponsored by the Indian Student Cultural Association.
Yvonne Chaka Chaka "Princess of Africa" at IUPUI
October 12, 2015; 1:30 pm in CE 450
Yvonne Chaka Chaka is an internationally famous South African singer, songwriter, entrepreneur and humanitarian-dubbed the
“Princess of Africa”. In conversation with Gail Masondo, author and life recovery coach, she will discuss her life in Soweto and her rise
to stardom in South Africa during Apartheid, and now her work as a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador.
The Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana (FHCCI) seeks a full-time Test Coordinator. Responsibilities include
recruitment, training, and coordination of testers; investigation of discrimination in housing in violation of fair housing
laws; outreach and public education; and preparation of reports. Attention to detail and organization skills a must. Must
have ability to work successfully with others. Spanish speaking a plus. Must have reliable transportation. Due to federal
grant requirements, this position requires a criminal background check. To learn more about the position, salary, and
responsibilities, view the detailed job description attached. To learn more about testing, visit the FHCCI’s Job/Volunteer
To apply for this position:
Submit a cover letter of no more than one page explaining your interest and any other information not
Submit a resume.
Submit a salary/wage history for recent position(s).
Submit a writing sample of one page describing what fair housing means to
you.Submit contact information for three professional references.
Applications will ONLY be reviewed if all the above items are received. Send your completed application to the
attention of Amy Nelson, Executive Director, at [email protected]
Interviews are expected to begin in October with a position start date in November. The position will remain open
until filled.
IUPUI University Library: Diversity Scholar Job Posting
This part-time, undergraduate student position reports to the IUPUI University Library Center for Digital Scholarship Outreach
Librarian and is rooted in developing digital collections representative of the diversity of IUPUI and the Indianapolis community.
The position requires the candidate to assist in developing established or new cultural heritage digital collections. The student
will participate in selecting items to be digitized, digitizing potentially fragile material, learning and utilizing a content
management system, and describing historic items. In addition this position requires the student to build/maintain good working
relationships with the community partners to which the historic content belongs. This may include working at the community
partner’s physical location.
Duties include:
Collaborating with community partners to select material to be
digitizedConverting print and image collections into digitized formats
Digital file renaming, manipulation, and clean-up
Organizing/uploading digitally rendered and born-digital files into content management
systemsCollaborating with community partners to describe items using standardized metadata
Facilitating digital object organization and discovery within content management systems and beyond
Required qualifications: Pursuing a bachelor’s degree at IUPUI with class standing of sophomore, junior, or senior; an
interest in promoting diversity on campus and beyond. Strong interpersonal skills, attention to detail and an ability to
work in a team-based environment are highly desirable.
Preferred qualifications: This would be an ideal opportunity for a student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in History,
Public History, Informatics or considering graduate degrees in those areas or Library Science. Knowledge of
digitization processes, standards, and software tools such as Photoshop. One-year commitment is preferred.
Internship credit can be earned for this position if needed. This job is 20 hours a week and pays $10/hour.
To apply, go to Please include your resume and a cover letter.
Study Abroad Scholarship Deadline Oct. 15
The deadline for the IUPUI International Experience Scholarship is October 15! This scholarship has two award cycles per
year. Preference will be given to students who have never had an opportunity to study overseas.
To apply visit
Latina Leadership: Making an Impact in a Global Society
October 15, 2015; 6:30 pm to 9pm in the McDonalds Regional Headquarters (250 W. 96 Street, Suite 500,
Indianapolis In 46062)
Join the Women of ALPFA (Association for Latino Professionals for America) for an interactive experience as they
explore the unexplained trend of men earning more than women. Come learn essential negotiation skills from Dr.
Carolyn Goerner, professor at the IU Kelly School of Business. Walk away with the tools and mindset to ensure you’re
getting the pay you deserve. The event is free. To RSVP please visit:
Annual IUPUI Harvey Milk Dinner Sponsorship Opportunities
Title sponsorship opportunities available. Contact Gary Brackett at [email protected] for further information.
*Program Advertisement
Full­page (8.5” x 11”) $300
Half­page (8.5” x 5.5”) $150
Quarter­page (4.25”x 5.5”) $ 75
Please send only high resolution (300 dpi) PDF files for your Milk Program Ad. The ad sizes are listed above and should not
include a bleed. Ads not meeting specifications will be returned for editing. Artwork is due to Gary Brackett at
[email protected] by September 25.
National Geographic Sacred Journeys at the Children’s Museum
Aug. 29, 2015–Feb. 21, 2016
Each year, more than 330 million people around the world journey to a sacred place. Through awe-inspiring
environments created with National Geographic photography, visitors can observe, discuss, and understand the sacred
journeys made by people around the world. Featured sites include the Western Wall in Jerusalem, the Great Mosque in
Mecca, and the Ganges River in India. Artifacts from a variety of faith traditions enrich the experience, including
fragments of the Dead Sea scrolls, a throne built for the Dalai Lama, a piece of a Kiswah—the fabric that covers the
Kaaba in the Great Mosque in Mecca, and a pamphlet written by Martin Luther. For more information visit, Free Admission for Indiana College Students into the Children’s Museum on
Sundays Sept. 6–Dec. 27 with university ID.
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