There are some interesting events coming up at the University of Central Florida as part of their annual Diversity Week celebration. Below are some highlights for our members and followers, but you can find more than 20 opportunities for exploring various aspects of diversity and inclusion next week at http://Diversity.ucf.edu/diversity-week.
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Expert Panel: Minorities in the Non-Faith Community
October 20th, 12:30 – 3:30, Cape Florida Ballroom, Student Union
Join national leaders in a discussion about the growing diversity within the secular American community. For those interested in learning about diversity issues, this is a unique exploration of intersectionality and an opportunity to learn about a growing demographic in our culture and on our campus. Free and open to the public.
- More information: http://SRMAevent.wordpress.com
- Flyer to share: https://srmaevent.files.wordpress.com/2016/04/102016_srmaevent2.jpg
Private Dinner with National Secular Leaders
October 20th, 6:00 p.m., Tibby’s New Orleans Kitchen
Hosted by the Central Florida Freethought Community (CFFC). Spend quality time with the panelists (above) and other local leaders over dinner. This fundraiser will help cover travel costs for the panelists and will support the new scholarship fund being awarded to secular students at UCF in recognition of outstanding volunteerism.
The honored guests are
- Stephanie Guttormson, a transgender advocate and the Operations Director for the Richard Dawkins Foundation
- David Tamayo, Founder and President, Hispanic American Freethinkers
- Mandisa Thomas, Founder and President, Black Nonbelievers, Inc.
Seating is limited. Reserve your spot today: http://cflfreethought.org/dinner
Secular and Religious Minority Awareness Workshop
October 21, 1:30 – 4:30, Barbara Ying Center
Experience the new format, activities, and discussions in our interactive exploration of the experiences and challenges of secular and minority faith individuals, and how we can each make a difference by creating perspective inclusion in our own spheres of influence. Free and open to the public (registration advised; walk-in seating is limited. The public can register by emailing SRMA-UCF@outlook.com).
- More Information: http://SRMA-UCF.org
- Flyer to Post: https://srmaucf.files.wordpress.com/2015/10/srma-flyer2.pdf
UCF Blood Drives presents two events on October 18th
1. Guest Speaker on African American Blood Donation. October 18, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., Egmont Key, UCF Student Union
2. Expert Panel: Gay Male Blood Donation
October 18, 1:00 – 2:30, Cape Florida Ballroom, UCF Student Union
Join medical experts and local and national activist in a discussion about the blood donation deferral status for MSM (men who have had sex with other men). Free and open to the public.
Both events are free and open to the public.
More information: http://Blooddrives-UCF.org/special-event