Graduation recognition events commemorate the accomplishments of graduating Redbirds and their families.
Student organizations affiliated with the Multicultural Center and Umoja will host 2022 cultural graduation recognition events that honor students, their families, and communities.
Queer Coalition will celebrate Transgender Day of Visibility on Thursday, March 31, with a sashay through Uptown Normal.
Sunn M’Cheaux will facilitate the Safe(ish) sessions for April with a theme of intersectionality in the LGBTQIA+ community.
Dr. Mirelsie Velázquez will lead CRCC Conversations on March 17 on communities and spaces of belonging for institutions of higher learning.
LaLa Ri, named Ms. Congeniality of RuPaul’s Drag Race season 13, will headline the 23rd annual Charity Drag Show at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 2. Tickets are available now.
One of the most significant enhancements to EDI efforts at Illinois State has been the addition of a vibrant Multicultural Center, which opened to the campus community in fall 2021. The center provides students with an affirming campus environment where they can embrace their intersecting identities and learn to become a champion for antiracism, equity, and justice.
It’s a Thursday night in December, and members of the Interdenominational Youth Choir (IYC) are huddled together in the Circus Room of the Bone Student Center. After a quick prayer and a scripture reading, the choir begins to sing in worship.
Queer Coalition will be holding an all-member informational meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 19, via Zoom.
Dr. Robert Shorty has drawn inspiration from all of his experiences to become a leader at one of the world’s largest corporations. He is a director of Nike Inc.’s Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) team.