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Spring 2017 Events List

Date/Event

Time

Location

Contact

Description

Saturday, March 18th

Coming Out of the Shadows: Know-Your-Rights Training with the Logan Square Neighborhood Association

 

9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

El Centro

Moreno - x4601

Co-sponsored by Angelina Pedroso Center and El Centro

Tuesday, March 28th

HERstory Month: Film Screening - Dark Girls

 

2:30-4:30 p.m.

Pedroso Center

Mitchell - x4841

In collaboration with Black Caucus

Wednesday, March 29th

HERstory Month: Dr. Angelina Pedroso's Birthday Celebration

 

12:00-1:00 p.m.

Pedroso Center

Genao-Homs – x5372

Sign a giant birthday card for Dr. Pedroso created by students and participate in a HERstory Month activity to honor the women, like Dr. Pedroso, who have inspired and helped you throughout your life. Bring your own printed materials -- photos, images, and stories -- to contribute to our "quilt" installation; art supplies will be provided.  

 

HERstory Month: Transgender Domestic Violence: Developing New Strategies to Assist Survivors Panel

 

2:30-3:30 p.m.

Golden Eagles

Genao-Homs x5372

A panel presentation about the unique nature of domestic violence in the relationships of transgender people and emerging approaches to improving victim services. Moderator: Assistant Professor of Social Work and Women’s and Gender Studies Milka Ramirez. Panelists: Assistant Professor of Justice Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies Adam M. Messinger, FORGE Executive Director Michael Munson, and Center on Halsted Anti-Violence Project Director Jessica Punzo.

Thursday, March 30th

Coming Out of the Shadows: Undocumented Student Internships 101

 

12:30 -1:30 p.m.

SU 215

Moreno - x4601

Co-sponsored by Career Development Office and Undocumented Student Resources

 

Coming Out of the Shadows: Undocumented Student Internships 101

 

3:05 - 4:05 p.m.

FA 203

Moreno - x4601

Co-sponsored by Career Development Office and Undocumented Student Resources

Thursday, March 30th

HERstory Month: Vagina Monologues

 

7:00-9:00 p.m.

Alumni Hall North

Genao-Homs – x5372

Tickets on sale at NEIU Information Center: $10 General Admission; $5 NEIU Students (with ID); proceeds to go to Planned Parenthood.

Friday, March 31st

SJAI: Undocumented Student Ally Training, Luvia Moreno

 

10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

SU 217

Doug Lawson - d-lawson1@neiu.edu

Target audience is faculty and staff:  Registration Required

Tuesday, April 4th

SJAI: Safe Zone Training, Maria Genao-Homs

 

1:00-4:00 p.m.

TBA

Genao-Homs - x5372

Target audience is faculty and staff:  Registration Required

 

Asian, Asian American Heritage Conference: Nowruz Celebration

 

3:00-4:30 p.m.

Pedroso Center

Ranney - x5441

A celebration of Iranian New Year with support from NEIU Iranian faculty, staff, and students

Wednesday, April 5th

Las Comadres

 

12:00-1:00 p.m.

Pedroso Center

Genao-Homs – x5372

A womyn's group focusing on the professional and community development of Latina students at NEIU.

 

Asian, Asian American Heritage Conference: Multicultural Women Leaders

 

8:30-9:45 p.m.

CBM 111

Ranney - x5441

Student research presentations on Asian and Asian American women leaders who have agency and have charted a course for female empowerment in the political and global arena. Co-sponsored by the NEIU Management & Marketing Department.

Thursday, April 6th

Asian, Asian American Heritage Conference: Asians and Asian Americans in Children's Literature

 

9:25-10:40 a.m.

Golden Eagles

Ranney - x5441

Presented by Dr. Amina Chaudhri, Assistant Professor, Elementary Education.

 

Asian, Asian American Heritage Conference: Forever Foreign - A Student-Led Discussion

 

12:15-1:30 p.m.

Golden Eagles

Ranney - x5441

NEIU students, faculty, and staff discuss their experiences as Asian, Asian Americans and debunk the model minority myth. Co-sponsored by the Indian Students Association.

 

Asian, Asian American Heritage Conference: Pre-Health Professionals Student Club Presentation

 

3:00-4:00 p.m.

Golden Eagles

Ranney - x5441

A student-led discussion on parental and societal pressures on Asian, Asian American students to pursue STEM careers -- the pros and cons, feeding the model minority myth. Co-sponsored by the NEIU Pre-Health Professionals Club.

 

Asian, Asian American Heritage Conference: Wear a Hijab Day Conversation

 

3:00-4:30 p.m.

Pedroso Center

Ranney - x5441

NEIU students, faculty, and staff gather for a discussion of their encounters after wearing the hijab for a day OR an hour and talk about their own unique reactions and experiences to the hijab. Co-sponsored by the Muslim Students Association.

Friday, April 7th

Coming Out of the Shadows: An Evening with Poet Yosimar Reyes

 

5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Pedroso Center

Moreno - x4601

Co-sponsored by Undocumented Student Resources and Gamma Phi Omega

Monday, April 10th

SJAI: Islamophobia Presentation/Workshop, Yasmin Ranney

 

12:00 -1:00 p.m.

Golden Eagles

Doug Lawson - d-lawson1@neiu.edu

Target audience is faculty and staff:  Registration Required

Wednesday, April 12th

Long Nite Against Procrastination

 

7:00 p.m. -12:00 a.m.

Pedroso Center

Genao-Homs – x5372

Get refocused and get ready for exams, papers, and projects; tutoring and writing assistance available, along with stress reduction activities. In collaboration with the Center for Academic Writing, Learning Support Center, Student Leadership Development, Health and Counseling Services.

Thursday, April 13th

SJAI Closing: Social Justice Praxis, Prof. Wilfredo Alvarez                                    

 

3:00-4:30 p.m.

SU 216

Doug Lawson - d-lawson1@neiu.edu

For cohort members only:  Registration Required

 

7th Annual Asian, Asian American Heritage Awards Celebration

 

5:30-8:00 p.m.

Alumni Hall

Ranney - x5441

RSVP required

Wednesday, April 19th

Las Comadres

 

12:00-1:00 p.m.

Pedroso Center

Genao-Homs – x5372

A womyn's group focusing on the professional and community development of Latina students at NEIU.

Thursday, April 20th

Pandora's Box: Consent is Sexy

 

12:00-1:00 p.m.

Pedroso Center

Front Desk – x5449

A Pandora's Box focusing on the importance of sexual consent.

Friday, April 28th

Coming Out of the Shadows Day: Fotos y Recuerdos: A Trip to the Motherland I Once Knew

 

5:30-8:00 p.m.

Recital Hall

Moreno - x4601

Co-sponsored by Undocumented Student Resources and Undocumented Resilient and Organized (URO)

Angelina Pedroso Center for Diversity and Intercultural Affairs

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F (773) 442-4711

cdia@neiu.edu

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