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FEBRUARY 2020

Civil Rights 2020: Feb. 27, 4-7 p.m. Featuring Speaker Ben Crump

Please join us at the 34th annual Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights, where we will be discussing such topics as racial disparities, the impact of voting and the U.S. Census. RSVP online.



Sparkle Party people

GSC Sparkles and Shines

The Gender & Sexuality Center celebrated its 15-year anniversary at the Sparkle Party. View photos.

 

 
Jessica Meeks, Lime Fellow

Q&A with a Lime Connect Fellow

Jessica Meeks shares her experiences in the Lime Connect Fellowship program for students with disabilities. Read the Q&A

 

Gloria Akinnibosun at Facebook's office in NYC

FLI Heads to NYC

Fearless Leadership Institute students recently visited several major corporate offices in New York City. Read about Gloria Akinnibosun’s experience

 

UT Outreach Leadership Conference attendees

UT Outreach Leadership Conference

52 high school students from Austin, Manor, Pflugerville and Round Rock school districts learned valuable leadership skills at the 9th Annual Leadership Conference. View photos.

 

Events

Transformation Tuesdays Master Class

What: The Women's Initiative for Entrepreneurship and Leadership Development (WIELD) will host a master class titled “Black Women and Self-Care” as part of its Transformation Tuesdays series.
When: Tuesday, Feb. 18, 6-8 p.m.
Where: LBJ School of Public Affairs, Bass Lecture Hall 

Front Porch Gathering

What: The Center for Community Engagement is hosting a Front Porch Gathering discussion titled “All Accounted For: Elevating Austin’s Asian American Community.”
When: Tuesday, Feb. 18, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Asian American Resource Center

EDUCATE OUTLOUD! A Research and Practice Symposium

What: A symposium dedicated to exploring issues and topics related to LGBTQ+ people in teacher preparation, higher education and the field of education.
When: Friday, March 6, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Thompson Conference Center

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