Candace Gingrich, senior youth outreach manager for the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) working for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equal rights and author of the "Accidental Activist," and Elise Self, head of Lane County PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays), speak in a number of venues and classes about LGBT rights - May 2006. (DVD available - contact diversity coordinator)
Candace Gingrich and Elise Self
Lezlie Frye (pictured) and Kimi Mojica present a training on race and dis/ability entitled, " It's not anOTHER thing!: Conversations about Race and Dis/Ability." May 2006. (DVD available - contact diversity coordinator)
The Diversity Coordinator and Diversity Council are involved with, participate in, and create many diversity related events on campus and in the community. Here are some photos from recent activities.
Holocaust Memorial Display. April 2006. Flags and signage about the Holocaust were displayed on Bristol Square . Each flag represented 10,000 deaths at the hands of the Nazis. Different colored flags represented different groups - e.g., yellow - Jews, pink - homosexuals, black - political, etc.
One Survivor Remembers, Film showing and display of primary documents, April 2006.
Jerry Hall is presented with a plaque celebrating his International Human Rights Day Lane Community College Staff Appreciation Award at a Diversity Council meeting. Winter 2006.
Students gather to look at the Diversity Council/Diversity Coordinator/Multicultural table display at Lane Preview Night. Winter 2006.
Educator and social justice activist Felice Yeskell visits Lane Community College in an interactive presentation on classism. Winter 2006.