January 16
MLK Celebration 2018
Cone University Center McKnight Hall

Join the University community to celebrate the life, work, and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Jan. 16, 2018 at 3:30 p.m.in the Cone University Center, McKnight Hall. The event is free and open to the public. 

The theme for the 2018 MLK Celebration is From #Hashtag to Action: Actualizing the Dream. The program will feature a keynote speaker, recognition of campus partners, and a candle lighting ceremony.

There will be a community reception immediately following the program in the Lucas Room.

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3:30 PM
January 17
{WE MOVE} Expansive Language
Popp Martin Student Union 261

The {WE MOVE} Series is the MRC's newest gender justice programming initiative.

{WE MOVE} is the fusion of the Women Empowerment Series and the Men of Value and Excellence Series and aims at exploring issues and topics related to all gender identities.

{WE MOVE} includes topics relevant to female, male, gender nonconforming, and Trans identified individuals. This is a discussion based series, so all are encouraged to lend their voice to the conversation.

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3:00 PM
Queer Year 1
Popp Martin Student Union 265

Queer Year 1 (QY1) is a program designed for first-year students at UNC Charlotte.

QY1 is a cohort program that helps to connect LGBTQ and allied students to the queer community on campus and the larger community of Charlotte.

The program will engage students through the arts, community activism, community outreach, and connecting to campus life.

All first-year students at UNC Charlotte are welcome to attend. This first meeting is a social meet-and-greet with free food and giveaways.

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6:00 PM
January 24
Food for Thought
Popp Martin Student Union 200

Learn about and share your thoughts on the current social justice and diversity events, news, and trends going on in our world. We want to hear your perspective. Hope to see you there!

Please contact mrc@uncc.edu with any questions you may have. Refreshments provided.

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12:00 PM
February 6
Safe Zone Training
Popp Martin Student Union 262

The Safe Zone Program is designed to help educate faculty, staff, and students about the lives of LGBTQ identified people.  This 4-hour training will culminate in the opportunity to become a Safe Zone Ally to help connect LGBTQ students to resources at UNC Charlotte.

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12:00 PM
February 14
Queer Year 1
Popp Martin Student Union 265

Queer Year 1 (QY1) is a program designed for first year students at UNC Charlotte.

QY1 is a cohort program that helps to connect LGBTQ and allied students both to the queer community on campus and the larger community of Charlotte.

The program will engage students through the arts, community activism, community outreach, and connecting to campus life.

All first-year students at UNC Charlotte are welcome to attend. This first meeting is a social meet-and-greet with free food and giveaways.

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6:00 PM
February 21
Food for Thought
Popp Martin Student Union 200

Learn about and share your thoughts on the current social justice and diversity events, news, and trends going on in our world.

We want to hear your perspective. Hope to see you there!

Please email mrc@uncc.edu with any questions you may have. Refreshments provided.

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12:00 PM
March 21
Queer Year 1
Popp Martin Student Union 265

Queer Year 1 (QY1) is a program designed for first year students at UNC Charlotte.

QY1 is a cohort program that helps to connect LGBTQ and allied students both to the queer community on campus and the larger community of Charlotte.

The program will engage students through the arts, community activism, community outreach, and connecting to campus life.

All first-year students at UNC Charlotte are welcome to attend. This first meeting is a social meet-and-greet with free food and giveaways.

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6:00 PM
April 3
{WE MOVE} The New F Word
Popp Martin Student Union 340 ABCDEFGHI

Join the MRC and campus partners as we redefine intersectional feminism in this day-long event featuring a resource fair and nine breakout sessions. Please feel free to participate in any or all of the day.

Detailed session and times will be released for the day as we near the event.

For questions, please contact Rachael Forester at rforest3@uncc.edu or 704-687-1611.

You do not need to register for this event.

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8:00 AM
April 10
Safe Zone Training
Popp Martin Student Union 262

The Safe Zone Program is designed to help educate faculty, staff, and students about the lives of LGBTQ identified people.  This 4-hour training will culminate in the opportunity to become a Safe Zone Ally to help connect LGBTQ students to resources at UNC Charlotte.

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12:00 PM