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Loving Diversity Week

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until February 15, 2019

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“Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common.” —Sir Winston Churchill

OTC’s annual Loving Diversity Week is a celebration of our diverse community and an opportunity to explore topics across the broad range of human identity, experience and interaction. The events occurring during the week provide opportunities for individuals to stimulate our campus and move us to a more inclusive culture.

Help us celebrate the diversity we share on campus and in our community the week of Feb. 11-15. Check out the week’s events at the Springfield campus below, presented by MOSAIC, Green Dot, OTC Cares, Project HEAL, Title IX and Counseling Services.

Love Better Store

Feb. 11-15
10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Information Commons, Jared Family Atrium, Springfield Campus

By learning what healthy relationships look like and practicing these skills in our lives, we can strengthen our relationships and teach others to do the same. Browse through examples of relationship messages designed to inspire each of us to be better and to insist on better from others, and take the pledge to #LoveBetter.

 

Campus Resource Fair

Feb. 11-15
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Information Commons, Jared Family Atrium, Springfield Campus

Grab some information, ask questions, and even play cornhole with campus organizations and resources like GreenDot, Mosaic, ProjectHEAL, Title IX and much more.

 

LGBTQ Issues

Monday, Feb. 11
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Information Commons West 108BC, Springfield Campus

Come by and have a conversation about how to promote healthy and positive interactions and relationships with members of the LGBTQ community and brush up on LGBTQ vocabulary.

 

Microaggressions

Tuesday, Feb. 12
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Information Commons West 108BC, Springfield Campus

Are you aware of the little things that you say or do that may be offensive to someone from another race, religion, socioeconomic background, gender, etc.? We’ll look at common phrases and sayings and discuss why they may be hurtful to others.

 

Engaging Men

Wednesday, Feb. 13
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Information Commons West 108C, Springfield Campus

Come by and share ideas about how to involve men in the conversations about sexual and relationship violence, and discuss ideas about healthy masculinity.

 

Theatre of the Oppressed

Thursday, Feb. 14
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Information Commons, Jared Family Atrium, Springfield Campus

Watch, engage with and be challenged by OTC theater students as they present mini skits displaying microaggressions and challenging society’s views on what is and isn’t acceptable behavior.

 

Interracial Issues

Friday, Feb. 15
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Information Commons West 108BC, Springfield Campus

Come by and have a conversation about the particular issues faced by interracial couples and strategies for creating healthier relationships.

 

Details

Date:
February 15
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Building
Information Commons

Venue

-OTC Springfield Campus
1001 E. Chestnut Expressway
Springfield, MO 65802 United States
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Phone:
417-447-7500
Website:
http://springfield.otc.edu
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