Meetings & Events

  • Meet GLADC Board Member, Mai Shoua Vang

    Posted on April 26, 2017 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Updates.

    Story by Sonia Garcia–Mai Shoua Vang is one of the newest members of the Diversity Council, having just joined in the fall of 2016. She grew up in the La Crosse area where she graduated from Holmen High School. From there, she graduated from the University of Wisconsin Madison with a degree in Journalism and […]

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  • 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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  • Council Welcomes New Interns!

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

    The Council is delighted to have the energy, ideas, and skills of our Spring, 2017 interns, Alicia Quiñones and Sonia Garcia. They have been assisting with our Council’s newsletter and other forms of outreach, and updating our Multicultural Resource Guide.  Sonia Garcia Sonia grew up in Hales Corners, WI which is about 15 minutes outside […]

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  • Celebrate Women’s History Month 2017

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

    Check out these local opportunities to celebrate the struggles for justice, the accomplishments, and the contributions of women in our shared past–and present! International Women’s Day Celebrations:March 8:  International Panel. Sponsored by UWL’s International Education & Engagement Office, at 5 pm, UWL, Hall of Nations, Centennial Hall. This free event will consist of a panel of […]

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  • GLADC Member Drive 2017: Join Our Council!

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

    Do you share our vision of the Greater La Crosse Area as an inclusive and welcoming place to live, work, access opportunities, contribute and belong? Are you an employer trying to attract and retain a diverse workforce to strengthen the work of your organization? As we begin our 2017 Member Drive, now is your opportunity […]

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  • Black History Month: Opportunities to Learn and Engage

    Posted on February 7, 2017 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Updates.

    Black History Month offers the opportunity to educate ourselves of the history of African Americans, as well as to recognize and celebrate the achievements and successes of black Americans in the history of our country and within our communities.  Here are a few opportunities to learn and engage: Giordano Dance Chicago Performance, Feb. 9th, 7:30pm, […]

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  • Celebrate World Justice Day, February 20

    Posted on February 5, 2017 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Updates.

    “With exclusion and inequality on the rise, we must step up efforts to ensure that all people, without discrimination, are able to access opportunities to improve their lives and those of others.” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon With all of the political intensity going on in the U.S., it can be easy for some of us to […]

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  • Creative Imperatives: Exploring Diverse Identities, Feb. 27-March 1

    Location: UW-La Crosse

    Posted on February 5, 2017 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Updates.

    UW-La Crosse has organized an exciting three days of events on the theme of Identity Matters. Visit the calendar for a complete listing of engaging events that celebrate creativity, diversity, and awareness around issues of race, gender, culture, disability, and more.  All events are free and open to the public, and the Identity Matters Exhibit […]

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