Come share your thoughts about what Dr. Martin Luther King Jr might say about the recent events in America - the riot at the Capitol, the impeachment and the election and inauguration. Wednesday, January 27, 2021 12:00 p.m. via Zoom Register for this session This Tough Talks session is being offered by the Office of Multicultural Programs. … [Read more...] about Tough Talk: A divided America: What would King say now?
Mahāyāna New Year Culture/religion: Buddhist Date: January 28 Mahāyāna (“the Great Vehicle”) is one of two main existing branches of Buddhism and a term for classification of Buddhist philosophies and practice. The Mahāyāna New Year is celebrated at different times for each country and tradition – some celebrate on December 31 or January 1 along with many other new … [Read more...] about Cultural and religious observances – January 25-31, 2021
Civil Rights Movements Dr. Martin Luther King Jr was a Baptist minister who advocated the end of racial segregation by nonviolent means. King first came to national prominence in Montgomery, Alabama when he led the first major nonviolent demonstration against segregation when an African American woman named Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat to a … [Read more...] about Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr
Martin Luther King Jr Day Culture/religion: National observance Date: January 18 The third Monday of each January is dedicated to commemorating the achievements of Martin Luther King, Jr. King advocated the use of nonviolent means to end racial segregation, first coming to national prominence during the bus boycott of African Americans in Montgomery, Alabama in 1955. … [Read more...] about Cultural and religious observances – January 18-24, 2021
The Division for Diversity and Inclusion is offering three trainings this spring for faculty and staff. The series is designed to provide members of the Missouri State University Community knowledge and understanding of culturally relevant topics and engaging conversation about our changing environment. Cultural Consciousness in the Workplace: Workforce … [Read more...] about New Cultural Consciousness in the Workplace trainings available