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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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: 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.