Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Upcoming events

The 19th annual Unity Day Celebration

Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz and University of Toledo President Sharon L. Gaber are inviting community members throughout northwest Ohio to the 2020 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Day Celebration.

The 19th annual Unity Day Celebration, which is free and open to the public, will take place Monday, Jan. 20, from 9 to 11 a.m. in Savage Arena. A free community breakfast will be served to begin the event. 

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Black History Month MAIN SPEAKER: TIFFANY LOFTIN

Thursday, February 6 | 7pm | Doermann Theatre
Tiffany Loftin is the Director of the NAACP Youth and College Division and has been nationally recognized, appearing on TV One, Fox News, ABC, People's World, National Public Radio, and Al Jazeera. 
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AFFIRMING APPROACHES FOR WORKING WITH GENDER-EXPANSIVE IDENTITIES

Monday, February 24 | 1pm | CL 1005

Dr. Madeline Clark and doctoral candidates Clark Ausloos and Lena Salpietro will be sharing their research on working with gender identities outside of the binary. Join us for a presentation and conversation to more effectively affirm gender-expansive identities through your work as a helping professional. Light refreshments will be provided following the presentation.

LGBTQA ISSUES CONFERENCE

Friday, March 20, 2020 | Registration is Required

Join us at the second annual LGBTQA Issues Conference on Friday, March 20, 2020. The conference will include a welcome lunch, panel presentations, and a keynote address by Rae Senarighi, entitled Transgender Courage as a Model for Resilience. Rae is a transgender non-binary fine artist, designer and muralist, best known for colorful abstracts, intricate typography and vivid portraiture. His portrait series, TRANSCEND, celebrates transgender and non-binary individuals throughout the world who are living their lives openly, choosing integrity over safety.
The LGBTQA Issues Conference is open and free to all.
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THE 1619 PROJECT: THE HISTORY OF BLACK PEOPLE IN AMERICA

The University of Toledo is commemorating 400 years of the African-American experience in the U.S. with a series of events and initiatives reflecting on the community’s past, present and future.
Spring 2020 events coming soon. 


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Heritage and History Months

For a full list of Heritage and History months, please click here. Planning committees are open to all UToledo students, faculty, and staff. If you are interested in serving on the planning committee for any heritage month, please email omss@utoledo.edu

Religious Holiday Calendar

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion adds religious holidays to the Diversity tab of the online University Calendar of Events.  These dates include the holidays for the top five religions, as indicated by institutional data on student affiliations.  These holidays are posted for appreciation of religious diversity, and do not represent employment holidays or class cancellations. Employees are still subject to all holiday, absence, and accommodation procedures per University policy, and in accordance with state law. If you have any questions about these dates or have suggestions for additional religious holidays to add, please contact the Office at diversity@utoledo.edu

Last Updated: 1/17/20