Monthly Archives: March 2017

  • Viterbo’s Spanish Language Newspaper Creates Student-Community Connections

    Posted on March 28, 2017 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Updates.

    Story by Alicia Quiñones– El Sol is a new student-run newspaper that covers politics related to Spanish speaking people and countries, education, art, sports, and entertainment at Viterbo University. In addition to helping Spanish language students at Viterbo use their language learning in meaningful ways, the newspaper also helps foster connections to La Crosse community. The Greater La Crosse […]

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  • Meet GLADC Board Member Thomas Harris

    Posted on March 28, 2017 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Updates.

    Story by Alicia Quiñones– Thomas Harris is the Senior Student Service Coordinator for the Office of Multicultural Student Services at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse and has been serving on the Council’s Board of Directors since its establishment in 2007. The concept for the Council was the product of a conference workshop geared […]

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  • Second Annual Social Justice Week, April 3-7

    Posted on March 28, 2017 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Updates.

    Story by Sonia Garcia– The Institute for Social Justice at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse is hosting the second annual Social Justice Week. “More than One Struggle: Intersections and Activism” will run from April 3-7. All events throughout this week are free, and open to the public. The University of Wisconsin – La […]

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  • Being a Female Hmong Professional

    Date: May 25, 2017, 11:30-1:00

    Location: Myrick Park Center

    Posted on March 3, 2017 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Past Events.

    There is an increasing number of Hmong women completing their degrees every year in the United States. For a Hmong woman, finding balance between career, community, culture, and family can be challenging. In this presentation, Maysee shares personal stories and reflections of how she has been challenged by social and cultural expectations, and how she […]

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  • Language Access: What do Employers, Community Members, and Service Providers Need to Know?

    Date: September 14, 2017 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

    Location: Southside Neighborhood Center, 1300 6th St S, La Crosse

    Posted on March 2, 2017 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Past Events.

    Providing language access to people whose first language is not English is a growing community need. It’s also a federal requirement under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Failing to provide quality interpreting services can drastically affect the outcome of care and services, as well as cause grave problems for the professionals […]

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  • Annual Half-Day Conference

    Date: November 2, 2017

    Location: TBD

    Posted on March 1, 2017 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Past Events.

    Mark your calendars for our much-anticipated annual half-day conference, to be held this year on November 2. More details coming soon.

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