Blog Archives

  • International Women’s Day Celebration and Panel

    Posted on March 1, 2018 by Brad Myhre in .
    When: March 8, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
    Where: University of Wisconsin-La Crosse – Centennial Hall, 308 North 16th Street, La Crosse, WI 54601

    Please join us for this FREE event that will consist of a panel of women from around the world. This program will consist of a panel of women from Colombia, Ghana, India and Romania. They[…]

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  • Make Change Film Series and Community Conversations: Miss Representation

    Posted on February 27, 2018 by Brad Myhre in .
    When: February 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Where: Western Technical College Integrated Technology Center — Free Parking in the ITC Lot (Lot B)

    Share a meal, watch the documentary Miss Representation, and engage in community driven conversation. The event is free, but optional donations of spare change will be collected for the Community Change Fund. Doors open at[…]

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  • Social Justice Week at UW-La Crosse

    Posted on February 25, 2018 by Brad Myhre in .
    When: April 2, 2018 – April 6, 2018 all-day
    Where: UW-La Crosse

    Social Justice presentations throughout the week: https://www.uwlax.edu/social-justice/events/

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  • Queer Cinema Presents: Kuma Hina

    Posted on February 25, 2018 by Brad Myhre in .
    When: March 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
    Where: UWL's Student Union, 120 Theatre

    Kumu Hina is the story of Hina Wong- Kalu, a transgender native Hawaiian teacher and cultural icon who brings to life Hawaii’s long-held embrace of mahu — those who embody both male and female spirit,[…]

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  • Widening the Circle Native American and Hmong Indigenous Education Conference

    Posted on February 25, 2018 by Brad Myhre in .
    When: March 2, 2018 all-day
    Where: Myrick Eco Center

     

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  • Queer Cinema Presents: “I Am Not Your Negro”

    Posted on February 25, 2018 by Brad Myhre in .
    When: February 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
    Where: UWL Student Union, 120 Theatre

    I Am Not Your Negro envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, a radical narration about race in America, using the writer’s original words, as read by actor Samuel L. Jackson. Alongside a flood of[…]

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  • Roots of Islam in America

    Posted on February 25, 2018 by Brad Myhre in .
    When: April 7, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Where: La Crosse Public Library, 800 Main Street

    This presentation describes the earliest Muslims in this country, namely enslaved West Africans. It features stories and experiences of individual enslaved Muslims, including “Prince”, who is featured in a PBS documentary called “Prince Among Slaves”[…]

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  • Women in Islam

    Posted on February 25, 2018 by Brad Myhre in .
    When: March 31, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Where: La Crosse Public Library, 800 Main Street

    This presentation covers Islamic teachings about the different roles of Muslim women in society, including cultural differences. We will talk about common misconceptions regarding Muslim women and explain gender equity in the spiritual, social, and[…]

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  • What you Always Wanted to Know About Islam and Muslins

    Posted on February 23, 2018 by Brad Myhre in .
    When: March 24, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
    Where: La Crosse Public Library, 800 Main Street

    Always wanted to learn more about Islam and Muslims? Attend this class and you will have a better understanding of what Islam teaches and what Muslims practice. The class will introduce basic terminology, demographics and[…]

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  • Shop Talk: The Paradox of Being a Black Police Officer in Today’s Society

    Posted on February 23, 2018 by Brad Myhre in .
    When: March 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Where: La Crosse Public Library, 800 Main Street

    Let’s Talk About Work. Come to this ShopTalk event to hear ideas and stories about work, and share your own. ShopTalk conversations are about the past, present, and future of work in Wisconsin. On Tuesday,[…]

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