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The Centre for Engaged Inclusion

The Centre for Engaged Inclusion

Mission and Vision

MISSION: The Centre for Engaged Inclusion engages the campus and Lansing area in building an equitable and inclusive community through intellectual exploration and collaboration.

VISION: We envision a community where everyone has a sense of belonging and possibility, and is empowered to cultivate an equitable world.

Contact Us

The Centre is located in the Gannon Building - 252.02. We are located next to the Student Life Office.

EMAIL: LCC-TheCentre@lcc.edu
PHONE: (517) 483-1616

Hours

Monday - Thursday: 10-6
Friday: 10-3

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Program Schedule - Fall 2016

Finding your Voice: Public Speaking Workshops

Description: Beginning 10/03 through 12/05 the Centre will offer interactive public speaking workshops to the LCC Community. Find a safe and supportive space to practice your skills and overcome your fear of public speaking.

Date:

Time:

Mon 10/03/2016

4:00-5:30 p.m.

Mon 10/17/2016

4:00-5:30 p.m.

Mon 11/07/2016

4:00-5:30 p.m.

Mon 11/21/2016

4:00-5:30 p.m.

Mon 12/05/2016

4:00-5:30 p.m.

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Difficult Dialogues: Exploring the ISMs

Description: A dialogue series for LCC students, faculty and staff to discuss, reflect and unpack our everyday experiences with the isms: sexism, racism, ableism, ageism, and heterosexism and homophobia.

Date:

Time:

Topic:

Facilitator:

Wed 09/28/2016

2:00-3:30 p.m.

Sexism

F. Cifuentes

Wed 10/12/2016

2:00-3:30 p.m.

Ableism

F. Cifuentes

Wed 10/26/2016

2:00-3:30 p.m.

Racism & Inequality

Dr. Cedric Taylor, CMU

Wed 11/09/2016

2:00-3:30 p.m.

Heterosexism, Homophobia & Transphobia (Discussion about gender identities)

Tamara McDiarmid, Safe Zone Trainer

Wed 11/23/2016

2:00-3:30 p.m.

Ageism

F. Cifuentes

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Food Waste Workshop

Description: Pick up a food waste journal from the Library Checkout Desk by November 1st. Complete your food waste journal and then attend this event to compare notes with others, and discover ways you can reduce food waste.

Date:

Time:

Facilitator:

Tue 11/8/2016

12:10-1:10 p.m.

Kali Majumdar, Professor of Anthropology/Sociology

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Movement Builders: Leaders Who Changed the World

Description: Celebrating the courage and conviction of leaders who challenged the status-quo and led movements that changed the world.

Date:

Time:

Topic:

Facilitator:

Tue 10/18/2016

11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Rigoberta Menchu, Latinas Leading in Resistance

Ana Woher, Women's History Collective

Tue 11/15/2016

10:00-11:30 a.m.

Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement

Franchesca Cifuentes

Thu 12/01/2016

3:00-4:30 p.m.

Malala Yousafzai & the Fight for an Education

Franchesca Cifuentes

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Storytelling with Impact: Develop your Public Narrative

Description: In partnership with The Center for Teaching Excellence. There is power in your story! How do we move our audience to action? Only through great storytelling! Learn how to connect with your audience, heart-to-heart. Come to this session to learn how you can find the stories that will captivate your audience.
* This workshop will be at CTE located in the TLC Building, 400 N. Capitol, Suite 324, Lansing, MI 48933. Phone: (517) 483-1680

Date:

Time:

Facilitator:

Tue 11/15/2016

1:00-3:00 p.m.

F. Cifuentes

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The Film Series: Milk (2008)

Description: A biographical film based on the life of gay rights activist and politician Harvey Milk. In 1977, Milk was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, becoming the first openly gay man to be voted into major public office in America.

Date:

Time:

Fri 11/11/2016

11:00-1:00 p.m.

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Boots to Books – Helping Veterans Succeed in the Classroom

Description: Join us as we seek to understand the dynamics of veteran students transitioning from the battlefield to the classroom, including the impact of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury. Classroom best practices will be highlighted to help faculty create a supportive learning environment.

Date:

Time:

Facilitator:

Fri 11/11/2016

2:30-4:00 p.m.

Monica Del Castillo, M.A., L.P.C. | Counselor with LCC Veteran and Military Affairs

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The Culture Corner: Practice Sessions for Language Learners

Description: Gather with other LCC students, faculty and staff to learn about and appreciate different cultures while practicing your language skills. Sessions are designed to help non-native English speakers improve their oral English skills by engaging in friendly conversation with peers. All language welcome!
Facilitator: Juan Camilo Osma Potes, Centre Ambassador. & F. Cifuentes

Date:

Time:

Topic:

Thu 10/20/2016

3:00-4:30 p.m.

Home

Thu 11/17/2016

3:00-4:30 p.m.

Values

Thu 12/08/2016

3:00-4:30 p.m.

Love

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The Film Series: Which Way Home (2008)

Description: Each year, thousands of Latin American migrants travel hundreds of miles to the United States, with many making their way on the tops of freight trains. Roughly five percent of those traveling alone are children. As the United States continues to debate immigration reform, the documentary Which Way Home looks the issue through the eyes of children who face the harrowing journey with enormous courage and resourcefulness.

Date:

Time:

Fri 11/18/2016

12:00-2:30 p.m.

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Final Frenzy: End of the Semester Celebration

Description: Go get prepared for finals with free stuff and fun activities. Destress and relax before finishing the semester and entering the NEW YEAR!

Date:

Time:

Topic:

Facilitator:

Thu 12/01/2016

12:00-2:00 p.m.

Envisioning 2017 – Vision Board Making for the New Year

Ana Woehr

Wed 12/07/2016

10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Mindfulness & Meditation: The Importance of Self-care

TBD

Fri 12/09/2016

4:00-6:00 p.m.

End of Semester Celebration

N/A

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Forms


Proposal Form


Evaluation Form


Comments and Suggestions

Advisory Committee

Kevin Brown

brownk28@lcc.edu
483-1025

Victoria Meadows

meadowv@lcc.edu
483-1648

Anne Heutsche

heutsa@lcc.edu
483-1037

Melissa Kaplan

kaplanm@lcc.edu
483-1488

Daedalian Lowry

lowryd@lcc.edu
483-1916

Kali Majumdar

majumdak@lcc.edu
483-1031

Centre Staff

Location

Gannon Building, Room 252.02, next to Student Life Office
Campus Map

Co-Faculty Coordinator

Franchesca Cifuentes Andrade, MS
cifuentf@lcc.edu

Support

Margo Whalen
483-9662

Partnerships and Resources

Service Learning

We are cultivating the next generation of civic activists who embrace the needs of their local communities. For more information contact Anne Heutsche at 483-1037.

College 101

For more information contact Margo Whalen at 483-9662.

PRISM Alliance

Our mission is to educate, support, and empower LCC faculty and staff to establish and maintain a safe and inclusive environment in which all individuals may lead their lives openly and authentically. For more information contact Jeanne Donado at 483-1307.

Black History Committee

The Black History Month Committee is dedicated to facilitating the education and celebration of the rich heritage of African Americans in History. For more information contact Robin Moore at 483-9616.

Women's History Collective

For more information please contact Lisa Haston at 483-1274.

Hispanic Heritage Committee

For more information please contact Monica Del Castillo at 483-1924.

Native American Committee

For more information please contact Eva Menefee at 483-1904.

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