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Fall 2011

Human Dignity Week

October 17–21

Monday, October 17, 2011

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Dignity Celebration 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Lincoln Park Student Center (LPSC) Atrium

Queer (In)Justice: The Criminalization of LGBTQ People in the United States

Celebrate Human Dignity Week with food, activities, giveaways and resources about respecting everyone’s dignity. Come for the resources and stay for the party! Sponsored by the Office of Diversity Education, Center for Intercultural Programs and Office of LGBTQA Student Services.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 Safe Zone Training Part I: The ABCs of LGBTQ 10 a.m.–2 p.m. LPSC 325 Day one of a two day training model aimed at creating informed allyship for DePaul’s LGBTQ communities, this four-hour session provides attendees with basic information regarding LGBTQ individuals. Lunch will be served. Attendance limited to 15. RSVP is required by 10/07/11 to (773) 325-7294 or lgbtqaservices@ depaul.edu. Sponsored by the Office of LGBTQA Student Services.

Dignity Celebration 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

DePaul Center (DPC), 11th Floor Gallery Celebrate Human Dignity Week with food, activities, giveaways and resources about respecting everyone’s dignity. Come for the resources and stay for the party! Sponsored by the Office of Diversity Education, Dean of Students Office and Office of Adult, Veteran & Off-campus Student Services.

1–2:30 p.m.

LPSC 324 4:30–6 p.m. LPSC 313 Author and civil rights attorney Joey L. Mogul will discuss the history of the criminalization of LGBTQ people in the United States and share how this history continues to inform and impact the way LGBTQ people are policed, prosecuted and punished in the United States to this very day. Sponsored by the Center for Intercultural Programs, Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity, Office of LGBTQA Student Services and the Peace, Justice & Conflict Studies Program.

The End of Poverty: Film and Discussion 3–5 p.m.

DPC 8005 Narrated by Martin Sheen and featuring Nobel Laureates Joseph Stiglitz and Amartya Sen, The End of Poverty has been described as “a sort of ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ for global economics.” It is the first film to succinctly explain how our economic system has created poverty and why it is the foundation for the current financial crisis. Join us for a viewing and panel discussion. Sponsored by School for New Learning’s Diversity and Social Justice Committee.

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Thursday, October 20, 2011 Exploring Learning Differences 11 a.m.–1 p.m. LPSC 2nd Floor Performance Area

Hate Crimes Workshop 4:30–6 p.m. LPSC 325

Informal hands-on activities, info kiosks and slideshows will give you a peek into the world of people with learning or physical disabilities. Learn about the challenges, strengths and contributions of people with disabilities, including students you interact with everyday here at DePaul. Sponsored by the Productive Learning Strategies Program and Office of Students with Disabilities.

Test your knowledge about the definitions and laws of hate crimes in a fun, interactive workshop. Sponsored by Public Safety and the Office of Diversity Education.

Safe Zone Training Part II: Becoming an Ally 10 a.m.-2 p.m. LPSC 325

Join award-winning photographer Bonnie Fournier for a presentation on her journey to capture 10,000 unique images of a poignantly simple gesture—a smooch on the cheek. Honoring human dignity through visual art, learn the stories behind the images and the artist’s mission to support the cultivation of peace, kindness, generosity, compassion, forgiveness and joy within human hearts throughout the world. Sponsored by the Center for Intercultural Programs, Peace, Justice & Conflict Studies Program, Office of Student Involvement and University Ministry.

Day two of a two day training model aimed at creating informed allyship for DePaul’s LGBTQ communities, the 4-hour session focuses on the meaning of allyship for LGBTQ individuals; a commitment to allyship is a goal of this session. Lunch will be served. Attendance limited to 15. RSVP is required by 10/07/11 to (773) 325-7294 or lgbtqaservices@depaul.edu. Sponsored by the Office of LGBTQA Student Services.

Smooch! Project: Live Photo Shoot 11 a.m.–3 p.m. LPSC 105 All DePaul community members will have the opportunity to become a part of this work of art by photographer Bonnie Fournier, showing their affection for someone they care about through a smooch on the cheek. The primary goal behind this remarkable project is to visually demonstrate that ALL humans, regardless of social, racial, economic or political challenges welcome love and affection into their lives. Sponsored by the Center for Intercultural Programs, Peace, Justice & Conflict Studies Program, Office of Student Involvement and University Ministry.

Smooch! Project: Behind the Lens 5–6 p.m. LPSC 380

Human Dignity Week 2011 Sponsors Human Dignity Committee Area of Diversity, Empowerment and Inclusion Center for Intercultural Programs Dean of Students Office Division of Student Affairs Office of Adult, Veteran & Off-campus Student Services Office of Diversity Education Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity Office of LGBTQA Student Services Office of Student Involvement Office of Students with Disabilities Peace, Justice & Conflict Studies Program Productive Learning Strategies Program Public Safety School for New Learning’s Diversity and Social Justice Committee University Ministry

My Culture, Our Dignity; Our Diversity, My DePaul

Office of Diversity Education Lincoln Park Student Center 2250 N. Sheffield Ave. Suite 319 Chicago, IL 60614

For more information, please visit dignity.depaul.edu.


Human Dignity Week