Spring Programming 2021

We’re back with another round of stellar programming for spring 2021! While we continue to practice social distancing, our virtual 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.

2021 Spring Programming
April
Pop Talks
Wednesday, April 7
12:15 – 1:30 p.m.
Pop in for one of our final talks of the semester! 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.

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Baldwin Book Club
Wednesday, April 7
3 – 4 p.m.
In collaboration with Leadership Programs, join us for an afternoon with the “Baldwin Book Club” as we explore culture, intersectionality, and social justice. This special meeting will feature the authors of our selection “Life Isn’t Binary.”

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Faith Zone: Interfaith Awareness & Allyship Training
Friday, April 9
12 – 1 p.m.
WebEx Events
The Multicultural Center invites you to an intimate webinar focused on providing you with the skills to understand and engage religious, spiritual, and secular identities on campus.

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Music Monday
Monday, April 12
3 – 4 p.m.
Instagram Live
Join us as we continue celebrating APIDA Heritage Month with Music Monday! This week’s artist features Anne Chung (@annonemusic) and violinist Alex Ahn (@alexahnviolin) Don’t miss out on these dynamic interviews!

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Diversity, Education and Inclusion of the Workplace
Tuesday, April 13
12 – 1:15 p.m.
WebEx Events
Our moderator and panelists will have a discussion, in recognition of Celebrate Diversity Month and National Student Employee Week. Students will hear the perspectives of several professionals who will discuss how their background, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, or physical or mental disabilities impact their work life and how each student can be an advocate or ally regardless of their position in the workforce.

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Motivation Monday, Earth Week Event
Monday, April 19
Continuous
Instagram
Looking to boost your mood during this stressful time? Ground yourself with a good quote or activity that motivates you & makes you feel more connected to our shared planet. Tune into Instagram @Multiyougsu for a curated toolkit out of this world!

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Music Monday
Monday, April 19
3 – 4 p.m.
Instagram
Join us as we interview musician Andrew Wong for our upcoming Music Monday! If you’ve missed the previous ones, please follow us on Instagram.

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Talk Tuesday – I Can’t Breate: Connections between Climate Change, COVID-19, & Environmental Racism
Tuesday, April 20
12 – 1:15 p.m.
Join the Multicultural Center for TALK TUESDAY. On this specific TALK TUESDAY, our moderator and panelist will have a discussion exploring the connection between climate change, COVID-19 and environmental racism. Panelists include:
Andrea Chu, Founder of Chicago Asian Americans for Environmental Justice
Dr. Na’Taki Jelks, Assistant Professor of Environmental and Health Sciences, Spelman College
Tina Johnson, Director of the National Black Environmental Justice Network
Dr. Richard Milligan, Assistant Professor of Geosciences, Georgia State University
Ari Manangan, Geographer and Health Scientist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention”

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World Creativity & Innovation Day Activities, Earth Week Event
Wednesday, April 21
12 p.m.
Zoom
Join MAP Ambassador, Joey Hesskamp, for an interactive game about environmental justice for prizes!

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Earth Day, Birthday!
Thursday, April 22
All Day
Join over 1 billion participants around the world on April 22nd, and take action through service.
Sign up for a service event at PAWS FOR A CAUSE
Sponsored by Student Civic Engagement

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Storytellers featuring Amanda Nguyen
Thursday, April 22
4 – 5:15 p.m.
WebEx Events
Join the Multicultural Center for STORYTELLERS featuring Amanda Nguyen, Civil Rights Activist, Nobel Peace Prize Nominee and CEO & Founder of RISE, on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 4 PM Eastern on Zoom or in-person at our designated on campus watch party spaces, to hear her story! Link and locations will be emailed after you RSVP. Cosponsored by International Student & Scholar Services and the Office of the Dean of Students in honor of Asian Pacific Islander & Desi American Heritage Month, Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and Earth Week.

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Lavender Graduation
Friday, April 23
3 – 5 p.m.
Centennial Hall, Room 120
Join the Multicultural Center and friends as we celebrate our first ever Lavender Graduation! Lavender Graduation is an annual ceremony conducted on numerous campuses to honor lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and ally students and to acknowledge their achievements and contributions to the University. The Lavender Graduation Ceremony was created by Dr. Ronni Sanlo, a Jewish Lesbian, who was denied the opportunity to attend the graduations of her biological children because of her sexual orientation. It was through this experience that she came to understand the pain felt by her students. (hrc.org)

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End of Semester Social
Monday, April 26
12 – 2 p.m.
Multicultural Center
A great way to unwind and relax as the semester draws near the end. Come and join us for snacks and helpful tips for finals. All students, faculty, and staff are welcome. In addition, we would like to get your feedback on how we are doing and your ideas about upcoming programs for summer and fall semester. Lastly, join the Gender & Sexuality Center and other departments as we host our destress fest for exam time!

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Music Monday
Monday, April 26
3 – 4 p.m.
Instagram
Join us on Instagram as we kickoff each week with the POUNCE Preview of programs and culturally curated content such as music, media, and more! This will be our final Music Monday of the semester!

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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.