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See Listing of Events Focusing on Inclusion, Public Safety, Student Life and More


The coming weeks and months will bring campus events that touch on diversity and inclusion, public safety and student and civic life, among others. Here is a roundup of events taking place.

Date: 11/16/2016 12:00:00 AM
By: M.B. Reilly
Phone: (513) 556-1824
Photos By: Lisa Ventre and Lisa Britton

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DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

Oct. 24
Journey to Advocacy with Nzingha Dalilia, assistant professor, humanities and social science, UC Clermont, 2-3:30 p.m., Russell C. Myers Alumni Center. The workshop is designed to assist attendees in exploring the emotional and psychological impact of systematic racism.
Students talking on UC's campus



Oct. 24-27
Sam DuBose Week
, sponsored by the United Black Student Association, features:
  • "As the Story Unfolds," 5 p.m., Oct. 24, Tangeman University Center 400B&C;
  • "Irate8 Bootcamp," 5:30 p.m., Oct. 25, TUC 400B&C;
  • "Shackles to Sentences," 6 p.m., Oct. 26, Room 350, Dyer Hall;
  • "Crossing the Line," 5 p.m., Oct. 27, TUC 400A.

Oct. 26
Making Inclusion a Reality with Roland West, UC alumnus and prominent, national consultant on diversity and leadership, Noon-2 p.m, Russell C. Myers Alumni Center.

Nov. 2
"Elements of a Trial: Indictment to Verdict,"
6 p.m., Room 114, College of Law. Event will include moderators S. Gregory Baker, UC director of police-community relations, and Verna Williams, professor and co-director of the UC Center for Race, Gender and Social Justice. Presenters will include Jane Moore, associate professor of law; Rodney Harris, Hamilton County Public Defender's Office; Municipal Court Judge Dwane Mallory, and Municipal Court Judge Fanon Rucker. The event is co-sponsored by the Office of Equity and Inclusion, Department of Public Safety, College of Law and Division of Student Affairs.

Nov. 4
Inclusive Excellence Workshop: Emotional Intelligence, led by cultural consultant, performance coach and group facilitator Tommie Lewis, 9-10:30 a.m., 450 University Hall.

Nov. 9
Microaggressions in Every Day Life, led by Derald Sue, a pioneer in the fields of multicultural psychology, education, counseling and therapy, 3:30 p.m., Zimmer Auditorium.

Nov. 10
Thinking Styles, led by cultural consultant, performance coach and group facilitator Tommie Lewis, from noon-1 p.m., at the Russell C. Myers Alumni Center.

"Elements of a Trial: Indictment to Verdict,"
6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 10, Room 114, College of Law. Event will include moderators S. Gregory Baker, UC director of police-community relations, and Verna Williams, professor and co-director of the UC Center for Race, Gender and Social Justice. Presenters will include Jane Moore, associate professor of law; Rodney Harris, Hamilton County Public Defender's Office; Municipal Court Judge Dwane Mallory, and Municipal Court Judge Fanon Rucker. The event is co-sponsored by the Office of Equity and Inclusion, Department of Public Safety, College of Law and Division of Student Affairs.

Nov. 14
Anti-harassment and non-discrimination workshop, led by Matthew Olovson, UC executive director, Equal Opportunity and Access, 3-4:30 p.m., Room 620, University Pavilion.

Nov. 15
Making Inclusion a Reality, with Roland West, UC alumnus and prominent, national consultant on diversity and leadership, 2-3:30 p.m., Russell C. Myers Alumni Center.

Nov. 16
"What Now? Faculty Experts Respond to Post-Election, Post-Trial Questions,"
2 p.m., Great Hall, Tangeman University Center.

Nov. 17
"Breaking the Silence: White Allies Speak Up,"
with lunch from 11:30 a.m.-noon and program from noon-1:30 p.m., African American Cultural and Resource Center.

"What Happens After a Mistrial," 3 p.m., African American Cultural and Resource Center. Legal analysts and attorneys will be on hand to discuss potential steps moving forward.

Nov. 18
"The Revolution Will Be Live" Concert, Poetry and Art Collective,"
8-11 p.m., Great Hall, Tangeman University Center.

Nov. 30
Safe Zone Advocate Training
with Amy Schlag, director, LGBTQ Center, seeks to increase the visible presence of students, staff and faculty who can help shape a campus culture accepting of all people regardless of sexuality, gender identification/expression or any other difference. Training is set for noon-1:30 p.m., in the Russell C. Myers Alumni Center.

Dec. 6

Anti-harassment and non-discrimination workshop, led by Matthew Olovson, UC executive director, Equal Opportunity and Access 2-3:30 p.m., Russell C. Myers Alumni Center.

Dec. 8
Stars and Stripes Initiative inclusive excellence workshop
led by Terence Harrison, program manager, Veterans Programs and Services, from 2-3:30 p.m., in the Russell C. Myers Alumni Center. The workshop is for faculty and staff who wish to learn more about the military affiliated student experience, to help the UC community understand the issues and concerns faced by military affiliated students.

Dec. 14
Inclusion Advocacy in Support of Equitable Hiring, led by Matt Olovson, executive director, Equal Opportunity and Access, 10 a.m., Russell C. Myers Alumni Center.



PUBLIC SAFETY

Oct. 20
Meet Your UC Police Department, noon-1:30 p.m., Hunter Room, Russell C. Myers Alumni Center.

Oct. 21
African American Alumni Association hosts discussion on the State of Black UC, 1-3 p.m., African American Cultural and Resource Center. UC Chief of Police Anthony Carter is part of the agenda (speaking at 2 p.m.).

Oct. 25
State of Police-Community Relations, noon-1:30 p.m., African American Cultural and Resource Center, with Robin Engel, vice president for safety and reform; James Whalen, director of Public Safety; and S. Gregory Baker, director, police-community relations, UC Public Safety. The will discuss safety and reform at UC, providing updates on progress, efforts and plans.

Oct. 27
Bias-Free Policing, noon-1:30 p.m., Room 407, Teachers College, with UC Chief of Police Anthony Carter. Discussion will focus on state and federal law, university policy, implicit-bias training and more. Participants will be invited to take part in a portion of the implicit-bias training like that UCPD has sought.

Personal Safety presentation, 3:30-5 p.m., Hunter Room, Russell C. Myers Alumni Center, with UC Chief of Police Anthony Carter, who discuss crime prevention, advocacy for victims of crime, processes for public safety warnings.

Oct. 31
Presentation on Laws of Arrest, noon-1:30 p.m., MainStreet Cinema, Tangeman University Center, will focus on constitutional rights, case law as well as police authority and routine procedures, featuring UC Director of Public Safety James Whalen and Charlie Rubenstein, former city prosecutor and former consultant and legal instructor on “Basic & Advanced Training for Law Enforcement Professionals in Legal Issues.”

Presentation on Use of Force, 3:30-5 p.m., MainStreet Cinema, Tangeman University Center. UC Chief of Police Anthony Carter and Assistant Chief Maris Herold will address legal requirements, university policy, ongoing de-escalation of force training for UCPD personnel, and more.

Nov. 7

Personal Safety presentation, noon-1:30 p.m., Hunter Room, Russell C. Myers Alumni Center, with UC Chief of Police Anthony Carter, who discuss crime prevention, advocacy for victims of crime, processes for public safety warnings.

Meet Your UC Police Department, 3:30-5 p.m., Room 407, Teachers College.

Nov. 15
Presentation on Laws of Arrest, noon-1:30 p.m., Hunter Room, Russell C. Myers Alumni Center, will focus on constitutional rights, case law as well as police authority and routine procedure, featuring UC Director of Public Safety James Whalen and Charlie Rubenstein, former city prosecutor and former consultant and legal instructor on “Basic & Advanced Training for Law Enforcement Professionals in Legal Issues.”

Bias-Free Policing, 3:30-5 p.m., Hunter Room, Russell C. Myers Alumni Center, with UC Chief of Police Anthony Carter. Discussion will focus on state and federal law, university policy, implicit-bias training and more. Participants will be invited to take part in a portion of the implicit-bias training like that UCPD has sought.

Nov. 21
Presentation on Use of Force, noon-1:30 p.m., Room 415 A&B, Tangeman University Center. UC Chief of Police Anthony Carter and Assistant Chief Maris Herold will address legal requirements, university policy, ongoing de-escalation of force training for UCPD personnel, and more.

State of Police-Community Relations, 3:30-5 p.m., MainStreet Cinema, Tangeman University Center, led by Robin Engel, vice president for safety and reform; James Whalen, director of public safety; and S. Gregory Baker, director of police-community relations, UC Public Safety. The will discuss safety and reform at UC, providing updates on progress, efforts and plans.


STUDENT LIFE AND MORE


Oct. 17-24

Women’s Center: Love Your Body Week

Oct. 19
UC mural unveiling, 12:30 p.m., stairs between Siddall and Calhoun halls. Sponsored by Student Government; Planning, Design and Construction, University Communications, UC Athletics.
Bearcat and students



Oct. 20
Next Lives Here Innovation Summit, Noon-7 p.m., Tangeman University Center.

Documentary showing, No Mas Bebes, 6-8 p.m., Room 114, UC College of Law.

Oct. 24-27
Sam DuBose Week
, sponsored by the United Black Student Association, features "As the Story Unfolds," 5 p.m., Oct. 24, Tangeman University Center 400B&C. Also:
  • "Irate8 Bootcamp," 5:30 p.m., Oct. 25, TUC 400B&C;
  • "Shackles to Sentences," 6 p.m., Oct. 26, Room 350, Dyer Hall;
  • "Crossing the Line," 5 p.m., Oct. 27, TUC 400A.
Oct. 25
Rainbow Blanket Knitting Party, 4-5:30 p.m., the Women’s Center, 571 Steger Student Life Center. Help make a blanket to be donated to a homeless shelter in order to raise awareness regarding homelessness in the LGBTQ community.

Sam DuBose Week: Irate8 Bootcamp, 5:30 p.m., Tangeman University Center 400 B&C, presented by United Black Student Association and Irate8.

Oct. 26
Sam DuBose Week: Shackles to Sentences
, 6 p.m., Room 350, Dyer Hall.

Oct. 27, 2016
Sam DuBose Week: Crossing the Line,
5 p.m., Tangeman University Center, 400A.

Oct. 28
Food for Thought discussion on current events, bring your brown bag lunch, noon, the Women’s Center. Free and open to all UC students.

Oct. 29
Jennicet Gutierrez will be the keynote speaker at the Student Leadership Conference, 2 p.m., Room 419, Tangeman University Center.

Nov. 2
Women Conquer the Working World, part of a monthly professional development series that empowers women students with insights, tools, and strategies for getting prepared for the working world. Noon, Room 419, Tangeman University Center. Sponsored by the Women’s Center.

Nov. 3
Awkward Family Dinners,” part of a series of discussions at the Women’s Center, 4:30 p.m.

Nov. 5
Elect Her: A program that encourages and trains college women to run for student government and future political office, 9:30 a.m., African American Cultural and Resource Center. Free and open to UC students. Register on Campus Link.

Nov. 7
UC seeks to break the Guinness record for Largest Selfie Chain, 11 a.m., Nippert Stadium.

Nov. 10
Campus Veterans Day ceremony, 10 a.m., McMicken Commons.

Food for Thought discussion on current events, bring your brown bag lunch, noon, the Women’s Center. Free and open to all UC students.

Nov. 18
"The Revolution Will Be Live" Concert, Poetry and Art Collective,"
8-11 p.m., Great Hall, Tangeman University Center.

Nov. 21
Women’s Center: Racial Trauma and Workplace Burnout, 4:30 p.m., part of monthly leadership training and professional development series for women of color students.

Nov. 22
Film and discussion: “The Mask You Live In,” 6-8:15 p.m., Room 400B, Tangeman University Center. Free and open to the public.

Nov. 29
Social Justice Rocks! Come paint rocks with social justice messages and spread them around campus, 4-5:30 p.m., the Women’s Center, 571 Steger Student Life Center.

Nov. 30
Student Activities and Leadership Development discussion on Ta-Nehisi Coates’ book, Between the World and Me, noon-2 p.m.