Diversity In Action Council

Kent State University at Trumbull is committed to providing an environment that recognizes the value of bringing together people from a wide range of diverse cultures, backgrounds and ethnicities. The Diversity in Action Council is responsible for creating and supporting opportunities for the campus community to get together and experience diversity.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with the Campus Dean to provide overall leadership on all diversity matters for the campus.
  • Provide periodic feedback to the Assistant Dean on diversity initiatives at other campuses.
  • Monitor progress on Strategic Diversity Indicators and prepare annual report on progress.
  • Communicate regularly with the Office of the Vice President DEI to ensure harmony with the University direction on diversity initiatives.

2020-2021 ACADEMIC YEAR EVENTS:

  • Domestic Violence Awareness Display
  • Hispanic Heritage Month Display
  • Hispanic Heritage Month Film Screenings: "Invisible Eye" "NO" "Instructions Not Included"
  • Kent State Trumbull Town Hall: "My Life Matters" (In collaboration with Building Black Leaders Program)
  • My BLACK Life Video Series (Sponsored by Building Black Leaders Program), Videos
  • #BlackLivesMatter: Put Forth Action Database (Sponsored by Building Black Leaders Program), Database

2019-2020 ACADEMIC YEAR EVENTS:

  • Deaf Community Theatre: "See No Beast, Hear No Beast, Speak No Beast"
  • Art Installation: "Behind Closed Doors"
  • Clothesline Display
  • Black History Month: Trivia
  • Black History Month Film Screening: "Horror Noire"
  • Diversity Conversations: What's the Tea Hour "Natural Hair, Don't Care"(Sponsored by Building Black Leaders Program)

PAST EVENTS:

  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month: "What wereYou Wearing?" Exhibit  Video  Information
  • Girls in STEM: Trumbull County
  • Kent State Gospel Choir Concert
  • Safe Space Training (Sponsored by the Pride Alliance Club and Assistant Dean)
  • Tunnel of Oppression Art and Poster Contest
  • Women Oral History Project Workshop and Reading, Video.
  • Hispanic Heritage Month: Brazilian Music Concert (In collaboration with the Kent State University at Trumbull Concert Series)
  • Hispanic Heritage Month, Black History Month and Women's History Month: Poster/Banner Display   
  • Film Screening and Skype Q&A: "Beyond the Wall"