Fall Programming 2021

The Multicultural Center continues to provide students with programming for summer 2021! While we adjust to new COVID-19 regulations, our virtual, in-person and hybrid platforms will continue to unite our Georgia State community from all campuses! You can interact with us through Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and the Panther Involvement Network. You may also connect with us through our website, email us, or call us at 404-413-1584.

Want to know what’s going on around campus this summer? Are you interested in attending a variety of programs this summer? Check out the Social Justice Summer website to find out what is going on! Stay cool!

September Programming

American-International Student Mixer
Thursday, September 2
3:30 – 5 p.m.
Student Center East Ballroom
Join here virtually!
Join the Multicultural Center and International Student & Scholar Services to welcome Georgia State’s international students for the fall semester! This will be an opportunity for American students of all cultures and international students to get to know one another and build relationships that will build community at Georgia State!

For more information, contact William Britto, wbritto@gsu.edu

Culture Café: Latinx Heritage Celebration
Wednesday, September 8
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Piedmont Central Dining Hall, First Floor
Culture Café is designed to highlight culture and heritage while providing students support services by promoting resources and events provided by our office and other campus partners. We offer goody bags and resources for students who visit our table and join our department listserv.

For more information, contact Tonya Cook, tcook3@gsu.edu

In The (State) Zone: Allyship 101
Thursday, September 9
12 – 1 p.m.
Join Virtually
Join the Multicultural Center for an interactive webinar on allyship. This webinar will go over the basic of allyship, its importance to building equitable societies, and how we are able to use our privilege to motivate and create change!

For more information, contact William Britto, wbritto@gsu.edu

Community Connections: Queer and Trans Resiliency (LGBTQ+)
Friday, September 10
1 – 3 p.m.
Student Center East, Suite 206
Join Virtually

For more information, contact William Britto, wbritto@gsu.edu

Music Monday
Monday, September 13
3 – 4 p.m.
Instagram Live
Music Monday’s is an opportunity to amplify the voices of artists, educators and entrepreneurs/ professionals of underrepresented/marginalized communities through the art of storytelling.

Pop Talks
Wednesday, September 15
12:15 – 1:30 p.m.
Student Center East, Suite 206
Join Virtually
Pop on Wednesday (bi-weekly) for the Multicultural Center’s weekly discussions about pop culture, national/global news, trigger-warning topics and/or anything related to diversity and inclusion. This peer-facilitated dialogue series provides a safe space to engage in critical thinking, explore diverse identities, and examine privilege and understand systematic oppression. Just bring your topics and a willingness to think critically about the world.

Community Connections: Women of Color
Wednesday, September 15
1 – 3 p.m.
Student Center East, Suite 206
Are you a Woman of Color? Could you benefit from a mentor or support network at GSU? The Community Connections Program (C2) is a unique opportunity designed for YOU to feel a sense of belonging and help you be successful from college to career. Connect with other students, meet and be mentored by upperclassmen peers, and faculty/staff or community partners. Engage in personal growth, leadership development, career readiness and more. You can expect regular contact with your mentors, access to campus programs, events, and services only for program participants.

Baldwin Book Club – Climate Justice: Hope, Resilience, and the Fight for a Sustainable Future
Wednesday, September 15
3 – 4 p.m.
Student Center West, Suite 474
Join Virtually
The Multicultural Center, in collaboration with Leadership Programs, is sponsoring the Baldwin Book Club, an opportunity for students to come together to discuss a book with social justice themes. As leaders in a multicultural society, it is important to understand how to navigate racial issues and work with diverse individuals. The Baldwin Book Club provides a forum for students to talk about these important issues and learn from each other about what is needed to be culturally competent leaders.

A Constitution/Citizenship Day Conversation to Know Your Rights & The Rebels on the Frontline of Reform
Thursday, September 16
12 – 1 p.m.
Join Virtually
Join the Multicultural Center in collaboration with the College of Law to learn more about what your rights are, how to exercise them, and activists and allies that support those causes.

Community Connections: Queer and Trans Resiliency (LGBTQ+)
Friday, September 17
1 – 3 p.m.
Student Center East, Suite 206
Join Virtually

Music Monday
Monday, September 20
3 – 4 p.m.
Instagram Live
Music Monday’s is an opportunity to amplify the voices of artists, educators and entrepreneurs/ professionals of underrepresented/marginalized communities through the art of storytelling.

In the Height of Identity: Understanding the Impact of Colorism within the Intersections of Latinx Communities
Tuesday, September 21
12 – 1:30 p.m.
CCI Lounge – Student Center East, 2nd Floor
Join Virtually
For this specific program, our Host Moderator and panelists will discuss the nuances of colorism and its impact on the lived experiences of Latinx identities. Sparked by the controversy of representation in the movie “In the Heights,” it is our intent that this conversation will allow panelists to speak on the lived experiences of various Latinx identities including Indigenous and Afro identities. We believe that you would offer immense insight and contribute vastly to the conversation due to either research, expertise, or lived experience.

For more information, contact William Britto, wbritto@gsu.edu

Community Connections: Women of Color
Wednesday, September 22
1 – 3 p.m.
Student Center East, Suite 206
Are you a Woman of Color? Could you benefit from a mentor or support network at GSU? The Community Connections Program (C2) is a unique opportunity designed for YOU to feel a sense of belonging and help you be successful from college to career. Connect with other students, meet and be mentored by upperclassmen peers, and faculty/staff or community partners. Engage in personal growth, leadership development, career readiness and more. You can expect regular contact with your mentors, access to campus programs, events, and services only for program participants.

Community Connections: Queer and Trans Resiliency (LGBTQ+)
Friday, September 24
1 – 3 p.m.
Student Center East, Suite 206
Join Virtually

For more information, contact William Britto, wbritto@gsu.edu

Music Monday
Monday, September 27
3 – 4 p.m.
Instagram Live
Music Monday’s is an opportunity to amplify the voices of artists, educators and entrepreneurs/ professionals of underrepresented/marginalized communities through the art of storytelling.

Queer Destress Fest
Tuesday, September 28
3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Student Center East Salon Ballroom
RSVP on PIN
Join the Multicultural Center, in collaboration with the Cultures, Communities & Inclusion for Queer Destress Fest, a monthly series that focuses on factors that may contribute to stress, anxiety and other issues within LGBTQIQA and varying gender communities. Tools and resources are provided to students that help them navigate their educational journeys. This month will celebrate the intersection of queer and Latinx identities. Join us for a “Basquiat” themed event.

Pop Talks
Wednesday, September 29
12:15 – 1:30 p.m.
Student Center East, Suite 206
Join Virtually
Pop on Wednesday (bi-weekly) for the Multicultural Center’s weekly discussions about pop culture, national/global news, trigger-warning topics and/or anything related to diversity and inclusion. This peer-facilitated dialogue series provides a safe space to engage in critical thinking, explore diverse identities, and examine privilege and understand systematic oppression. Just bring your topics and a willingness to think critically about the world.

Community Connections: Women of Color
Wednesday, September 29
1 – 3 p.m.
Student Center East, Suite 206
Are you a Woman of Color? Could you benefit from a mentor or support network at GSU? The Community Connections Program (C2) is a unique opportunity designed for YOU to feel a sense of belonging and help you be successful from college to career. Connect with other students, meet and be mentored by upperclassmen peers, and faculty/staff or community partners. Engage in personal growth, leadership development, career readiness and more. You can expect regular contact with your mentors, access to campus programs, events, and services only for program participants.

In The (State) Zone: ICARE: Bias Awareness & Bystander Intervention
Thursday, September 30
12 – 1 p.m.
Join Virtually
Want to learn how to be active in the face of difficult or harmful situations? Learning and becoming aware of bystander intervention can save lives and impact social change. Join the Multicultural Center and the office of the Dean of Students as we discuss how to avoid being a bystander in harmful situations ranging from basic intervention to sexual misconduct.

Stay In Touch Via Social Media!
We are active on social media at all times! You can follow us on Instagram, Twitter,and Facebook!

Join Our Listserv
The Multicultural Center has created some exciting virtual programming. We will send a weekly newsletter of events to our listserv. If you are not currently on our listserv, you may click here to join the Atlanta campus listserv or click here to join the Perimeter listserv.

Requests for Trainings or Workshops
If you would like a Safe Zone or TRANSformation Workshop done for your department or student organization, you may still submit a request. These workshops can be done virtually using WebEx! If you have questions about other workshops or trainings, please email William Britto.