Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Upcoming events

Diversity Month

Weekly Watch Parties

Every Friday in April | 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.

 

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Dialogue on Diversity: Stop Anti–Asian Hate, The Fight to Eliminate Racism in All Forms

Tuesday, April 6 | noon

 

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LGBTQA+ Ally Workshop

Wednesday, April 7 | 4 p.m.

In this workshop, students, faculty, and staff will receive an introduction to terminology related to the LGBTQA+ community and receive tangible examples of how to support LGBTQA+ students on campus. Participants are expected to have their camera turned on and to actively engage with each component of the training.

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Inclusive Wall of Honor Induction Ceremony

Thursday, April 8 | Noon

The University of Toledo will proudly recognize its inaugural class of honorees on the Inclusive Wall of Honor in a ceremony on Thursday, April 8. Diversity is one of the University’s core values, and these champions of diversity and inclusion have gone above and beyond in support of our mission to create a diverse community of leaders in northwest Ohio and throughout the world. Join us in celebration of these outstanding individuals as we renew our commitment to following their profound examples.

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Sister Circle

Friday, April 9 & 23 | 9 a.m.

Contact Malaika Bell for more information.

(Un)documented Student Ally Training

Wednesday, April 14 | 3:30 p.m.

With a rising undocumented student population on campuses around the country, it is important to recognize the needs of this group, as well as the institutional hurdles that exist. The training will help participants understand the unique challenges that these students face. It also focuses on campus and community resources that are available. Join us for this interactive session in which we will highlight ways in which this population of students experience their higher education journey differently than others. Participants are required to have their camera turned on and to actively engage with each component of the training.

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Dialogue on Diversity: The Effects of Microaggressions on Our Campus Community

Thursday, April 15 | 6 p.m.

Join us in a conversation about our differences and the microaggressions that people from different backgrounds endure on a daily basis. The goal of this event is to encourage a change in the climate of our campus regarding microaggressions.

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Earth Day Discussion: Centering Race in Environmental Justice

Thursday, April 22 | 6 p.m.

Join us in a discussion with local environmental advocates UToledo Ph.D. candidate, Brittany Jones; Toledo Permaculture Network’s, Monika Perry and Nik Botek; and others. The panelists will speak about centering the needs of Black communities and other communities of color within environmental justice projects around Toledo.

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LGBTQA+ Trivia

Wednesday, April 28 | 2 p.m.

 

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Designs of the Southeastern Woodland Native Americans

Thursday, April 29 | noon

 

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LGBTQA+ Trivia

Wednesday, April 30 | 4 p.m.

 

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Recurring events:

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

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Last Updated: 4/7/21