Community Calendar

This community calendar is provided as a place for community members, businesses, and organizations to submit their diversity-related events. It is a joint project of the Greater La Crosse Area Diversity Council and the La Crosse Medical Health Science Consortium Cultural Competency Committee. Event information is accurate to the best of our knowledge. However, changes can occur. We strongly encourage you to confirm details directly with the event host, or venue, before you travel to any event promoted on our Community Calendar.

Complete this form to submit your event. We will review your event, usually within 2-3 business days, and will decide whether it fits adequately with our mission. We encourage you to include information about disability accommodation on all your event announcements.

Part I & II- Amplifying the Voices of Black Youth and their Parents in the La Crosse Area

VenuePart I & II- Amplifying the Voices of Black Youth and their Parents in the La Crosse AreaOrganizerMary NelsonLaxWakingUpWhite@gmail.comEvent DetailsThis event will facilitate discussion and understanding of a film intended to amplify the voices of the Black youth and their parents in La Crosse, to engage our community in necessary conversations about bias, racism, and […]

A Movement Not A Moment: 21st Century Activism

VenueA Movement Not A Moment: 21st Century ActivismOrganizerViterbo's Breaking Barriers Diversity Club and FSPAmmpinzl@viterbo.eduEvent DetailsChevara Orrin tells personal stories from her own unique history as the daughter of Rev. James Luther Bevel, a key civil rights figure who was the architect of several of the most pivotal campaigns of the 1960s including the 1963 Birmingham […]

Bystander Intervention Workshop

VenueBystander Intervention WorkshopEvent DetailsThe UWL Institute for Social Justice is partnering with LevelUP (formerly known as the Coulee Region Voices of Men), Viterbo University and Western Technical College to offer a virtual workshop for students on "Bystander Intervention" featuring Jennifer McCary, the Chief Belonging and Diversity officer at Bowling Green State University. For several years, […]

2021 Reflections of Ebony

Venue Virtual Organizer Black Students Unity at UW-L tharris@uwlax.edu Event Details Black Student Unity at the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse invites everyone, including you to the 2021 Virtual Reflections of Ebony on Saturday, February 27th, 4:30 - 6:30 pm. The featured Guest Speakers will be Jason Sole and André Wright of Humanize My […]

Make Change Film Series: Signing Black in America

VenueWestern Technical College's Make Change Film Series (Zoom)400 7th St N La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601OrganizerWestern Technical College's Make Change Film Serieshernandeza@westerntc.eduEvent DetailsJoin us on Tuesday, March 9th from 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM for Western's Make Change Film Series! The film series aims to provide community conversations with the purpose of covering important community issues. […]

Healing in the Aftermath of Hate

VenueHealing in the Aftermath of HateOrganizerUW-LAX Asian Student Organization and the Office of Multicultural Student Servicessreeram.amrutha@uwlax.eduEvent DetailsPardeep Kaleka is a survivor of the Oak Creek Shooting and a former Police Officer for the city of Milwaukee. The YouTube link below will give a brief overview of his organization, what they do, and how they are […]

White Supremacy and Cancel Culture: Countering Right Wing Attacks on Anti-Racism Work with Loretta Ross

VenueWhite Supremacy and Cancel Culture: Countering Right Wing Attacks on Anti-Racism Work with Loretta RossOrganizerSpeak Outmarymen1000@gmail.comEvent DetailsAs demands for institutional and structural change are being heard around the country, the right wing attacks against “wokeness” are mounting. This strong pushback to antiracist and inclusive education uses the charge of “cancel culture” as an attempt to […]

Why It’s Important to Have Conversations About Race in Transracial Adoptive Families

VenueZoomOrganizerSusan McParker with Wisconsin Adoption & Permanency Support Program(608) 519-8023susan@wisapsp.orgEvent DetailsIn this webinar, Rhonda Roorda will share her extensive knowledge about why race matters, especially in transracial adoptive families. She’ll explain some of the history of transracial adoptions and why it’s important to talk about race within our families. A goal of this webinar is […]

WisCorps Survey for Families

Venue   WisCorps 789 Myrick Park Drive La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601-1703 Organizer   Stephanie Hanna (608) 769-5766 steph.hanna@wiscorps.org Event Details   WisCorps is looking at establishing a fund to help children from low-income families attend our Nature School Day Camps for ages 4 – 6 and our Summer Day Camps for ages 3-12. For more […]

Circle of Friends

VenueVirtualOrganizerYWCA(608) 781-2783info@ywcalax.orgEvent DetailsJoin us for our Annual Circle of Friends event on April 21, 2021 at 5:30pm! We are very excited to be announcing and recognizing our 2021 Volunteer of the Year and Philanthropist of the year at this event. Our spotlight is also centered around our Restorative Justice Program that focuses on using an […]

YWCA 2021 Stand Against Racism campaign

Every year in April, YWCAs across the country work to increase awareness and call their communities to action in our collective efforts to eliminate racism and empower womxn. This year YWCA USA has chosen the theme Racism as a Public Health Crisis.