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Ethnic Studies Awareness Events ~ Tuesday & Wednesday Oct 5th & 6th

ETHNIC STUDIES AWARENESS WEEK
~ Join Us in Celebrating Ethnic Studies Contributions & Visions ~

Tuesday, Oct 5th &
Wednesday, Oct. 6th

(see events below)

Ethnic Studies Week (October 1-7th, 2010) is a nationally coordinated week of actions to promote ethnic studies and academic freedom.
It was inspired by Arizona’s House Bill 2281 that falsely defines the purpose and work of ethnic studies & also the May 21st passage of ‘new social studies standards’ which were set by the Texas State Board of Education.

WEAR RED & BLACK EACH DAY
~ these colors will represent those who support ALL forms of knowledge & who oppose censorship ~

ATTEND THE FOLLOWING CAMPUS EVENTS

Tuesday, Oct 5th
11:00-2:00 pm
Art Display & Teach-In

Students will display a visual art piece to raise awareness on academic freedom and the positive contributions ethnic studies has made to democracy and American society.
Drop in artists will contribute their visions & thoughts on signs and banners.
(Norlin Quad in front of library)

Wednesday, Oct 6th
11:00-2:00 pm
Art Display & Teach-In

Students will display a visual art piece to raise awareness on academic freedom and the positive contributions ethnic studies has made to democracy and American society.
Drop in artists will contribute their visions & thoughts on signs and banners.
(Norlin Quad in front of library)

&

Wednesday, Oct 6th
6:00-9:00 pm
‘Ethnic Studies Now: What is the Future?’

(Humanities 135)

6:00 – 7:00 pm ~ lounge gathering & art display
7:00 – 8:00 pm ~ forum
Ethnic Studies Department faculty, students and staff will showcase the intellectual & social contributions of interdisciplinary ethnic studies at CU Boulder & beyond.
8:00 – 9:00 pm ~ networking
~ light refreshments will be provided ~

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Chicana Feminist Writing ~ Creative Writing Workshop w/ Emma Perez

Chicana Feminist Writing with Emma Perez

Dr. Emma Perez is a Chicana Feminist, well-known theorist, and creative writer. She will be sharing
parts of her lesbian identity and her journey to CU Boulder at her autobiographical talk and creative
writing workshop on Tuesday, September 28th, from 5-7pm in the Women’s Resource Center (UMC
416), as a part of our new “Sugar-Free Feminism” series. Come get to know her and work on your
creative writing skills!

Contact
Evy Valencia (valencia.evy@gmail.com)

Sociology Internship for Credit ~ Spring 2011 applications

SOCY Internship Information

SOCY Majors: Please see attached for information on the SOCY internship program.

Applications will be due by Nov 1st for the Spring 2011 semester, so act quickly if you are interested.

Please direct all questions to Leith.Lombas@colorado.edu (SOCY internship coordinator).

Networking Skills Workshop ~ First Impressions

Monday, Oct 4, 5:30-8:00pm in UMC 235

CU Boulder Career Services is offering A Workshop & Networking Event for Students to Fine-Tune Their Networking Skills

Not sure how to initiate a conversation and keep it flowing smoothly?

This workshop and networking event will help students & alumni develop and

practice their social skills and professional etiquette with industry

professionals. Employers will assist you in practicing your technique to

help you stand out and make a memorable first and lasting impression at the

Career Fair and other networking events.

Keynote Speaker & Trainer: Debra Fine, best-selling author of The Fine Art

of Small Talk, will offer you instruction on mastering your introduction,

remembering names, keeping the conversation going, rapport-building skills,

and approaching networking functions and career fairs with confidence.

This is a very interactive workshop, engaging both students and employers.

NETWORKING: After a brief presentation and practice session, students/alumni

and employers will have the opportunity to converse about career

opportunities, just as you would at a career fair, but in a networking

setting.

Truman Scholarship ~ Seeking Juniors Interested in Public Service

Planning to pursue a career in public service? Here’s an opportunity to help fund your graduate studies. The Truman foundation is seeking juniors with exceptional leadership potential committed to careers in government, the nonprofit or advocacy sectors, education, or other public service. This prestigious scholarship provides leadership training and up to $30,000 for graduate study. Truman Information Meeting: Wednesday, September 22, 3-4 p.m., Norlin S-421.

Deborah Viles

Top Scholarship Director
Assessment Coordinator
Office of Undergraduate Education
Norlin S-429
365 UCB Boulder, CO  80309-0365
303-735-6801

Volunteer Opportunities at the GLBT Center

Volunteer Opportunities at the GLBT Resource Center

Looking to get involved?  The GLBT Resource Center is currently looking for volunteers. The Resource Center offers two volunteer opportunities:

Outreach Volunteers

Main duties include staffing the center, welcoming visitors to the centers, fliering, tabling at the UMC or other outreach events, and other duties as assigned.  Training for new outreach volunteers is ongoing and takes approximately 2 hours.  To request an outreach volunteer application, email Kevin Correa at Kevin.Correa@colorado.edu.

Peer Educators

Peer educators present to classrooms (on and off campus) about gender identity, gender expression and sexual orientation, help plan educational events and workshops and provide other general education to peers on issues related to the GLBT community.  Requires a minimum 1-semester commitment.  Training to take place Sunday, Sept. 19.  To request a peer educator application, email cuglbtpeers@gmail.com.

Volunteer at Women’s Resource Center

Volunteer for Social Justice and Gender Equity at the Women’s Resource Center– Applications due Sept. 20
Interested in social justice or gender equity? Volunteer at the Women’s Resource Center and
help create a campu s environment where women will thrive. Volunteers provide resources,
collaborate on projects, and have the opportunity to develop important leadership, networking,
and professional skills. Applications are available online or in UMC 416
and are due by Sept. 20th.

Get Involved Now!

Women’s Resource Center Volunteer Webpage