Programs & Events
October 19th - 21st, 2012
This is a retreat unlike any other! It is for leaders of student of color organizations to build relationships, to explore common ground, and to create a stronger community at Northeastern. This retreat is made possible by student leaders and the collaboration of the Asian American Center, John D. O'Bryant African-American Institute, Latino/a Student Cultural Center, Residential Life, Student Leadership, and the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity.
November 5th 2012
Tim Wise is notable American anti-racist writer and educator. He was recently named one of the "25 Visionairies Changing Your World" by the Utne Reader which is an alternative news publication. He is the author of six books including "Between Barack and a Hard Place" and "Colorblind: The Rise of Postracial Politics, and also was the recipient of the British Diveristy award in 2001 for best feature essay on race issues. In addition to the content he discusses, Time Wise donates 25% of all his profits to the activist organization Speak Out. Speak Out is not just a speaker organization but it is an activist organization that works with students, speakers, writers, and community activists alike to voice and take action upon issues regarding divertisty and equality ( i.e. militarism, sexism, albeism, heterosexism, and economic justice). This will be an important event to attend and launch a wide discourse on campus between student groups, faculty and staff, administartion, and the greater Northeastern community highlighting inclusivity, diversity, and lessons for future experiences.
Diversity Week 2013
March 18th – 22nd
Celebrating what makes us all unique as humans, while uniting us around the common goals and shared values that create an amazing Northeastern community.
Diversity Week 2013 is hosted by Northeastern University’s Cultural Centers, the Social Justice Resource Center, the Office of Institutional Diversity & Equity (OIDE) and NU Mix. Diversity Week celebrates and explores our unique and vibrant community using a range of media and contexts, including speakers and events that touch upon significant social issues, Husky pride, and the power of inclusion.
Color in Freedom
Joseph Holston’s exhibit “Color in Freedom: Journey Along the Underground Railroad” featured 49 paintings, drawings, and etchings and captured the essence of the courage and determination required to escape slavery. Color in Freedom ehanced the understanding of the condition of slavery and explored the powerful instinct toward freedom. This exhibit was featured in Northeastern’s Gallery 360 from June 16th –August 18th, 2011.