Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at NIU

All Events

Wear Purple Day

National Purple Thursday Join Huskies and the nation by wearing purple clothing on Oct. 22 to support those affected by domestic violence. Take a selfie and...

Dr. john a. powell

Belonging featuring Dr. john a. powell is a collaborative event hosted by Northern Illinois University and the City of DeKalb which will bring community...

10/22, 6 PM
Virtual Event
Social Justice Town Hall: Whiteness and the Construction of Race

These town halls will discuss the construction of race, how whiteness is manifested in society, and how these ideas are duplicated by systems of oppression.

10/29, 11 AM
Virtual Event
CODE 2 Workshops - First Year Success Series

Our First Year Success Series will be partnering with Academic Diversity, Equity and Inclusionon offering CODE workshops for our first year students to...

10/29, 1 PM
Virtual Event
Social Justice Town Hall: Decolonize Your Mind

These town halls will discuss colonization, American imperialism, and how to combat these pervasive forces to decolonize your mind and work and center...

11/5, 11 AM
Virtual Event
Building POWER*

*PEOPLE'S ORGANIZING WEEKEND EMPOWERMENT RETREAT* A three part event on defining advocacy and civic engagement, colatition building: why race, equity, and...

11/11, 11 AM
Virtual Event
Building POWER

In preparation for POWER -- the *People's Organizing Weekend Empowerment Retreat in the spring. This is webinar #3 of a 3-part series preparing student...

11/11, 11 AM
Virtual Event
CODE 2

CODE is designed to engage students, faculty and staff in learning about the cultural differences that shape our world. The main goal of the program is to...

11/12, 2 PM
Virtual Event
CODE 2

CODE is designed to engage students, faculty and staff in learning about the cultural differences that shape our world. The main goal of the program is to...

11/19, 1 PM
Virtual Event
Social Justice Town Hall: Religion and Oppression

This town hall series will highlight how religious institutions have historically upheld systems of oppression and provide suggestions on ways to challenge...

12/3, 11 AM
Virtual Event
Hateful Things exhibit at the Pick Museum

From Aunt Jemima advertisements to the board game Ghettopoly, American popular culture is replete with racist images. The traveling exhibition Hateful Things...