Tunnel of Oppression 2012
Info Session Jan 25 & 30
Tunnel of Oppression began at Western Illinois University in
Today is a nationwide campaign put on by many colleges,
including SCU
SCU students are strongly impacted by the oppression that is
presented by Tunnel because it is so close to home and
Two aspects of Tunnel:
Oppression- Students experience various aspects of
oppression, privilege, and power that affects SCU, the
U.S., and the rest of the world.
Hope- Offers goals and solutions that students can get
involved in order to fight for social justice. The end of the
tunnel includes an area for reflection.
Downstairs Locatelli
Each club will get approx. 7x10 space, but we will work with
you if you need more or less space.
Week 3 of Spring Quarter (April 16-19)
Set-up: Sunday Evening (time TBA)
Monday: 11 am-5 pm
Tuesday: 1-5 pm, 7-9 pm
Wednesday: 11 am-5 pm
Thursday: 1-5 pm, 7-9 pm
Due February 17th
Each club/org. gets $50
Each club will get 2-3 t-shirts
Topics for TUnnel
Topics that have been done in the past
Sex and Gender: Violence against women, rape, assault,
gender stereotypes, body image
Religion, religious discrimination
Sexuality, LGBTQ discrimination
Racism, communities of color, discrimination
Sustainability/Environmental justice
New possible topics
Occupy Movement
Islamophobia, 10 year anniversary of 9/11, Lowes pulling
commercials from “All-American Muslim,” “Ground Zero
Ableism, people with disabilities
Changing families, economy, career paths
Holocaust Remembrance Day
Thursday’s program falls on Holocaust Remembrance Day
Possible tie in at end of week