October 2016 E-News from Diversity and Inclusion

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October 2016 E-News from the Office of Diversity and Inclusion

In this monthly e-newsletter, you will find information on upcoming programs, workshops, and other events. Your input, ideas, and questions are welcome! Please contact Christy Walker, Director, Diversity and Inclusion at cwalker2@cocc.edu or call 383-7412 for more information or visit our webpage at: www.cocc.edu/multicultural.

Student Club Meetings

African Heritage Student Club, starting Thursday, October 13 at noon 1 pm, Multicultural Center, Coats Campus Center, Bend Campus. Contact Christy Walker for more information, cwalker2@cocc.edu.
Asian Student Club, contact David Liu, dliu@cocc.edu, 541-383-7725
First Nations Student Union, Bend Campus, Thursdays at 2:30 3:30 pm, Multicultural Center, Coats Campus Center, Bend Campus. Contact Gina Ricketts for more information: rricketts@cocc.edu .
First Nations Student Union, Madras Campus, starting Monday, Oct. 3, 3 - 4 pm, Madras Campus. Contact Gina Ricketts for more information: rricketts@cocc.edu.
LGBTQ and Allies Club, Fridays at 3 4 pm, Multicultural Center, Coats Campus Center, Bend Campus. Contact Chris Rubio for more information: crubio@cocc.edu.
Historical World Cultures and Languages Club, starting Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 45 pm, Multicultural Center, Coats Campus Center, Bend, For more information, contact Daniel Gardner at dgardner3@cocc.edu
Jewish Student Club, contact Pat Givens for more information at pgivens@cocc.edu
Latino Club, Bend Campus, starting Tuesday, Oct. 11 at Noon - 1 pm, Multicultural Center, Campus Center, Bend Campus. Contact Evelia Sandoval for more information: esandoval@cocc.edu
Latino Club, Redmond Campus, starting Wednesday, Oct. 26 at Noon - 1 pm, Multicultural Center, Building 3, Redmond Campus. Contact Evelia Sandoval for more information: esandoval@cocc.edu

Programs and Events for October 2016

Diversity and Inclusion Open Houses

Monday, October 3, Noon - 1pm, Madras Campus Lobby
Monday, October 3, Noon 1 pm, Prineville Campus Lobby
Tuesday, October 4, Noon 1 pm, Multicultural Center, Coats Campus Center, Bend
Wednesday, October 5, Noon 1 pm, Multicultural Center, Room 303, Building 3, Redmond Campus
Join us for food and festivities while learning about the programs and activities available through Diversity and Inclusion.

National Coming Out Day Out List Display
October 10 - 15, Display Case in the Lobby of the Campus Center, Bend
October 11, National Coming Out Day, is the internationally observed day to celebrate and to raise awareness of the LGBTQ community and the LGBTQ civil rights movement. In celebration, check out the Out List Display which highlights the voices of Americans from all walks of life who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. This diverse group of LGBTQ personalities (activists, actors, politicians, drag queens, athletes, campus members, etc.) share their personal experiences of gender and sexuality and their determined struggle for full equality. Sign the Ally Pledge at: cocc.edu/allypledge

No Access Dakota Pipeline Movement
Thursday, October 27, 4 - 6 pm, 116 Coats Campus Center
Join COCC students Yvette Leecy and Jose Alvarez as they talk about their recent experiences at the No Access Dakota Pipeline Movement at Standing Rock. Both students will share their experiences and be available to answer questions. For more information, contact Gina Ricketts at 541-318-3782 or rricketts@cocc.edu

October is Latin@ Heritage Month!

Film: Eva (in Spanish with English subtitles)
Tuesday October 11, 5:45pm, Hitchcock Auditorium, 201 Pioneer, Bend
Wednesday October 12, 4:30pm, 209 Redmond Technology Building

The year 2014. Humans live along with machines. Alex, a renowned cybernetic engineer, returns to Santa Irene to carry out a very specific mission for the Robotic Faculty: the creation of a child robot. During his ten-year absence, life has moved on for his brother David and Lana, who got her life back together after his departure. Alex's routine is altered in an unexpected way by Eva, Lana and David's amazing daughter. She is a very special, charismatic little girl. She and Alex have a special connection from the moment they meet. They set out on a journey together, which will bring them to a revelatory end. Snacks will be provided.

Tunes at Noon with Miguel De Alonso
Thursday, October 13, Noon 1 pm, Dining Center, Campus Center, Bend Campus

Instrumental Latin Jazz performed by Miguel De Alonso and friends. Purchase or bring your lunch and enjoy the musical performance as you escape to faraway lands! Miguel plays original music with influences from many different countries.

Film and Discussion: Foreigners in Their Own Land, Part 1
Friday, October 21, Noon 1 pm, 155 Boyle Education Center

The first episode of this series explores the period from 1565-1880 as the first Spanish explorers enter North America. The U.S. expands into territories in the Southwest that had been home to Native Americans and English and Spanish colonies and the Mexican-American War strips Mexico of half its territories by 1848. A facilitated discussion led by Dr. Tom Barry will follow the film.

Latin@s In Oregon
Thursday, October 27, Noon 1 pm, 116 Coats Campus Center, Bend

Oregon State University and the Oregon Community Foundation have released the Latinos in Oregon Report. Come learn about their findings, ask questions and engage in a facilitated discussion. What do these numbers mean for the state? What do these numbers mean for Central Oregon? How can we can utilize this data? See full latinos in oregon report.


Native American Heritage Month stay tuned for events!

Dia de los Muertos Celebration- November 1 and 2

Transgender Awareness Day November 21

COCC Diversity and Inclusion

For current information about COCC, please visit www.cocc.edu/mcc-events.

Contact Us.
Christy Walker - Director of Diversity and Inclusion
216 Campus Center, Bend Campus
Central Oregon Community College

Central Oregon Community College
2600 N.W. College Way
Bend, Oregon 97703

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