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Talk About It Tuesdays

Open to all
A space for everyone and anyone to tell their stories and hear from others. This program hopes to help students, faculty, and staff build empathy and love within our community. Starting back up in Spring Quarter - TAIT will happen even weeks Tuesdays from 11am-12pm in UU 208 (on 4/24 it will happen in the Gender Equity Center).

Convos for QTPOC

Open to queer and/or trans people of color

A place for QTPOC to engage in conversation about our unique experiences and receive support from each other. Join our community for some exciting discussion topics! Even weeks Tuesdays from 6-8pm in the MultiCultural Center. A collaboration with the Pride Center.


Crossroads

For mixed race students, open to all

A space for mixed race students to share experiences on campus and in our communities and form friendships. Even weeks Wednesdays from 11am-12pm in the MultiCultural Center.

Gatherings: A Space for Women of Color

Open to women of color

A hangout with women from diverse backgrounds with good food, fun activities, and powerful discussions. MCC student assistants will facilitate dialogue about various issues that are prominent in our community and affect gender and race identities. The atmosphere is relaxed and all women of color are welcome. Odd weeks Thursdays 11am-12pm in the Gender Equity Center. A collaboration with the Gender Equity Center.

Men of Color Dialogues

Open to men of color

A place for conversations on topics that impact the identities and the challenges that MOC face, in hopes of forming a tight-knit community. MCC student assistants will facilitate dialogue about various issues that are prominent in our community and affect gender and race identities. The atmosphere is relaxed and all men of color are welcome. Every Thursday from 11am-12pm in the MultiCultural Center.

Platicas

For Latinx students, open to all

A place for Latinx students to build community and share experiences on campus and in our communities. Odd week Fridays from 11am-12pm in the MultiCultural Center.


 

Monthly Events


Another Type of Groove


Another Type of Groove (ATOG) is a monthly spoken word / poetry night focused on a heritage of the month. The mission of Another Type of Groove is to create open space for the interchange of ideas, beliefs, and personal expression. Through this exchange and dialogue, students can create respect for themselves as well as individuals of their community. Another Type of Groove endeavors to build an authentic sense of community throughout the Cal Poly student body by generating knowledge about the uniqueness of individuals and the cultures from which they come.

ATOG takes place on the first Wednesday of every month (except for January, June, and December) in Chumash Auditorium from 8-10pm. Doors open at 7:30pm and everyone is welcome.


Heritage Month Celebrations


October - Latinx Heritage Month

November - Native Heritage Month

February - Black History Month

March - Women’s HERstory Month

April - South West Asian North African (SWANA) Heritage Month

May - Asian American Pacific Islander (API) Month

 

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