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Center for Diversity & Inclusion Signature Programs


The Multicultural  Conversation Series: Provides a forum where various members of the University of West Georgia Community can share their cultural backgrounds and experiences.  This takes place in an informal setting.

Multicultural Book Discussion: Designed to promote intercultural communication, education and awareness through the reading of various books about the cultures that are represented at the University of West Georgia.

Multicultural Seminars and Workshops: Designed to help promote intercultural education by providing a setting in which the various participants can learn and study about a particular issue related to multiculturalism in some detail.

Community Partnership Initiative: The purpose of this program is to partner with groups in the local and  metro Atlanta areas to expose students and others to diverse cultural experiences.

Multicultural Festival: The Center for Diversity and Inclusion in collaboration with various offices and groups at the University of West Georgia will host “The Multicultural Festival”.  This  event will be an outdoors activity  consisting  of cultural displays, entertainment and food, and vendors from the surrounding  communities .

Fair Trade Coffee Tasting: Fair Trade is an organized social movement and market-based approach that aims to help producers in developing countries  promote sustainability. Did you know the average consumption of coffee in the US is 3.1 cups a day? The Center for Diversity and Inclusion will host yearly in November, a coffee tasting event to educate the university community about the Fair Trade coffee industry.

Mix It Up Lunch Challenge: In November, The Center for Diversity and Inclusion will co-sponsor  the annual "Mix It Up at Lunch Challenge!" This event was initiated November 2002, by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) through its activism center, Tolerance.org. It is dedicated to dismantling bigotry, valuing diversity, and promoting understanding and acceptance.