Through the efforts of the Office for Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) and other campus initiatives, Gallaudet University is committed to providing ongoing opportunities for increasing awareness, facilitating open sharing of thoughts and ideas, and to provide a supportive and enriching environment for students, faculty and staff.
Diversity Dialogues The campus community is invited to participate in a diversity dialogue about diversity issues, cultural tolerance, inclusion, and discrimination. The dialogue series is hosted each year by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) as part of the university's commitment to recognizing and honoring the richness of diversity, language, and communication on campus. Topics are generated from students, current events, and critical campus issues. Upcoming Diversity Dialogue dates:
Tuesday, October 1, 12:30-1:50 p.m., TBA
Tuesday, November 12, 12:30-1:50 p.m., TBA
Tuesday, December 3, 12:30-1:50 p.m., TBA
Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 12:30-1:50 p.m., TBA
"The Indivisibility of Justice" Presenter: Angela Davis, educator, author, and activist February 14, 2013 Elstad Auditorium Watch online
"Triumph of Freedom: Slavery, Emancipation, and the Civil War in the District of Columbia" Presenter: Carroll "C.R." Gibbs, noted Washington, D.C. historian September 18, 2012 Elstad Auditorium Watch online
Survey sent to all students about services provided by the Office of Diversity and Equity for Students. Surveys to be completed by April 30. Students may fill out the surveys in person and get a FREE slice of pizza on Monday, April 23 & Wednesday, April 25, from noon-1 p.m. in JSAC Flex A/B. More information.