Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at VCU
August 31, 2017
Building a Just Richmond Program (Update: This event has been cancelled.)
September 16, 2017
Update: This event has been cancelled.
Organized by a diverse coalition of organizations, houses of worship, and individuals. “Building a Just Richmond” is a half day event on Saturday September 16, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm at MathScience Innovation Center located at 2401 Hartman St, Richmond, VA 23223. This event is free and open to the public.
The program, designed to build skills to advance a just Richmond, will open with a plenary session with panelist Marc Cheatham (The Cheats Movement), Alex Guzman (Housing Opportunities Made Equal of Virginia (HOME)), Renee Hill (Virginia State University), Archana Pathak (Virginia Commonwealth University), and Martha Rollins (Coming To The Table RVA). Linda Schrier Tissiere of the YWCA Richmond will moderate the discussion. Attendees will have the opportunity to choose from several facilitated workshops including
- The American Civil War Museum will present "How Shall We Remember?"
- Coming To The Table RVA will present "Having Authentic Conversations about Race and Justice"
- The Richmond Pledge to End Racism will present "Living the Richmond Pledge to End Racism"
- RVA Rapid Transit will present "Metro-wide Transit: Justice, Reconciliation, and Access"
- YWCA Richmond will present "Building Healthy Relationships"
The VCU Division of Student Affairs is sponsoring a chartered VCU bus to attend the event. The bus will run on a continuous loop, leaving the University Student Commons on Floyd Avenue side at 12:15 pm and the last ride leaving the event at 4:30 pm. A VCU ID is required. For more information contact Reuben Rodriguez, Ed.D. at email@example.com or (804)828-8940.
Organizers of this program include: American Civil War Museum / Coming to the Table RVA / Diversity Richmond / Equality Virginia / Interfaith Community of Greater Richmond / The Jewish Community Relations Committee of the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond / National Association for Ethnic Studies / Richmond Hill / Richmond Jewish Foundation / Richmond Lesbian-Feminists / St John’s UCC / Temple Beth-El / Unitarian Universalist Community Church, Glen Allen, VA / Virginia Anti-Violence Project / Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities / Virginia Council of Churches / Virginia Pride / The YMCA of Greater Richmond / YWCA Richmond.
Faculty Development Session: 'Addressing Hot Topics in the Classroom'
September 13, 2017
The Center for Teaching Excellence and the Division of Inclusive Excellence offer a special session for faculty in the Academic Learning Commons, Room 4100, on managing controversial topics that may surface in the classroom, September 13, 2017 from 12 noon to 1 p.m. Click here to register for this event. For more information, contact Tiffany Freitas at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Welcome Back Gathering with the Division for Inclusive Excellence
August 30, 2017
Please join us for a welcome back gathering with the Division for Inclusive Excellence, Wednesday, August 30th from 5:00-6:30pm in conference room 303 at the VCU Cabell Library. Kevin W. Allison, Ph.D., interim vice president, Rosalyn Hobson Hargraves, Ph.D., associate vice president for inclusive excellence, and Jan Altman, Ph.D., coordinator for cultural competence and education, will share information and conversation. RSVP is kindly suggested via email or phone to Florence M. Johnson, email@example.com and/or (804) 828-8947.