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.
Program Schedule - Fall 2016
Open House for Faculty, Staff & Students
Description: Curious about what's happening at the Centre? Come to our open house and learn about the Centre and our full schedule of events for this Fall semester. Enjoy coffee and cookies on us!
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.
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.
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.
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!
The Film Series: The House I Live In (2012)
Description: The House I live In captures the heart-wrenching stories from individuals at all levels of America's war on drugs. From the dealer to the grieving mother, the narcotics officer to the senator, the inmate to the federal judge, the film offers a penetrating look inside America's longest war, offering a definitive portrait and revealing its profound human rights implications.
Roundtable Discussions with LCC Students in Partnership with The Center for Teaching Excellence
Description: Sharing stories of LCC
students: a roundtable conversation with LCC students where we’ll discuss what
it's like to be a college student in 2016, the special challenges LCC students
face in the current social, political, and economic environment, and ways that
the LCC community can improve student life and development.
Code: Debugging the Gender Gap | Film & Discussion
Description: In partnership LCC's Information Technology Student Alliance (ITSA) we invite you to join us for a discussion on the gender gap in the technology field. We'll be screening the film "CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap" (45 minutes) and engage in a larger discussion about studying IT and Computer Science at LCC.
CODE highlights breakthrough efforts that are producing more diverse programmers and shows how this critical gap can be closed. The films asks: what would society gain from having more women and minorities code and how do we get there?
To learn more about the film, go to: http://www.codedocumentary.com/
TOMATOLAND Book Discussions and Film
One Book One LCC Book Discussion
Description: One Book One LCC is a shared community reading experience that encourages students, faculty, and staff to engage in special events, discussions, and college-wide conversations surrounding a thought provoking common read. http://www.lcc.edu/library/about/events/onebook/
The Film Series: Food Chains (2014)
Description: Documentary film about an intrepid group of Florida farmworkers battle to defeat the $4 trillion global supermarket industry through their ingenious Fair Food program, which partners with growers and retailers to improve working conditions for farm laborers in the United States.
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.
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.
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!
Gannon Building, Room 252.02, next to Student Life Office
Franchesca Cifuentes Andrade, MS
Partnerships and Resources
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.
For more information contact Margo Whalen at 483-9662.
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.